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By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on February 13, 2020

The Internet holds many benefits for seniors who can go online to make friends and learn new information. Seniors can also use online resources to do things such as check their medical test results and pay their bills. While it’s relatively safe for seniors to use reputable websites and talk…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on January 30, 2020

Most seniors realize they should exercise, but many don’t know exactly how much physical activity they actually need. While exercising in the senior years can be difficult, a little bit of activity can greatly enhance almost every facet of an older adult’s physical and mental health. The Importance of Exercising…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on January 16, 2020

Volunteering is a fun way for your senior loved one to stay active. Your loved one can donate his or her time and resources to community organizations or inquire about national programs that allow him or her to volunteer online. Below are some of the reasons your parent should volunteer…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on December 26, 2019

Failing to follow a healthy diet in the senior years could increase the risk of cardiovascular problems, balance issues, weaker immune systems, and more. Therefore, family caregivers need to find out why their senior loved ones aren’t eating and search for positive ways to promote nutritious foods and beverages based…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on December 12, 2019

Increased memory loss, confusion, and agitation are some of the telltale signs associated with sundowning, a term that refers to a temporary uptick in symptoms commonly experienced by older adults with dementia. Also known as late-day confusion, sundowning tends to be most noticeable during the late afternoon and evening. Let’s…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on November 28, 2019

Hospital readmissions can contribute to new medical and psychological problems in seniors. While everyone may be at risk for hospital readmissions, seniors who have certain diagnoses may be at higher risk. Here are some diagnoses that often lead to hospital readmissions. MRSA InfectionsBladder InfectionsChemotherapy ComplicationsOrgan Rejections MRSA Infections Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on November 21, 2019

Though dementia isn’t completely preventable, it’s possible to reduce the risk by following some of the tips provided on the following infographic. Seniors who do develop some form of dementia can benefit greatly from in-home dementia care. Boynton Beach families can rely on the trusted caregivers at Home Care Assistance….

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on November 14, 2019

A senior begins recovering from a stroke as soon as he or she is stabilized. However, most seniors begin to make even greater leaps in their abilities once they return home. These awesome activities are all great ways to keep your loved one entertained while stimulating the skills needed to…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on November 7, 2019

Rheumatoid arthritis affects many seniors around the world, and the condition can make it more challenging to enjoy a high quality of life in the golden years. If your aging loved one has rheumatoid arthritis and needs assistance while aging in place, consider home care. Boynton Beach families can count…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on October 31, 2019

When people hear the term “dementia,” they have a tendency to think the worst. While Alzheimer’s disease, the most common type of dementia, is incurable, there are other causes of dementia that are considered reversible under the right circumstances. You and your senior loved one can remember these reversible causes…