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

A senior’s sense of balance generally worsens over time. Medications, unhealthy eating and exercising habits, and inflammation can lead to poor balance. If your senior loved one’s flexibility and balance doesn’t increase, he or she could fall and break one or more bones. Here are some of the things family…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on June 13, 2019

Seniors with dementia can sometimes get stuck in a negative mood, or they may become antagonistic in response to having to do something they dislike, such as bathing. When these situations occur, distraction is a powerful tool you can use to defuse escalating negative behavior. There are many ways you…

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

Staying active isn’t always easy in the golden years, but regular exercise becomes extremely important as seniors grow older. Most health experts agree that seniors who are over the age of 65 should try to be physically active for at least 20 or 30 minutes every day to boost their…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on June 10, 2019

If you’re taking care of a senior loved one who has Alzheimer’s, you need to make sure the environment is safe. Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia, and while your loved one may be able to make his or her needs known, reasoning skills may be compromised. It’s for…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on June 8, 2019

Aging adults should continue to set goals for the future, as it could give them the motivation they need to stay healthy during their retirement years. Here are seven goals all aging adults should add to their list of resolutions. Declutter the Home Seniors who still live at home may…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on June 6, 2019

Incontinence is a common health issue among the elderly, and it can be frustrating and inconvenient for both the senior and the caregiver. Fortunately, there are some methods for managing this issue that can make life easier for you and your senior loved one. Use the following tips to manage…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on June 4, 2019

Taking care of your spouse is something you vowed to do, even in sickness and hard times. Although the responsibilities of caregiving can be challenging, boosting your spouse’s health and building more memories will be worth it. Use the tips below to make the caregiving process easier on you and…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on June 2, 2019

To make the most of their golden years, seniors need the energy to follow their passions, indulge in their favorite hobbies, and spend time with friends and family. For many seniors, the desire to stay upbeat and active is hindered by low energy levels. Here are a few easy ways…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on May 30, 2019

In-home accidents are common among aging adults. While you may be unable to completely eliminate the risk for accidents in your senior loved one’s home, there are some things you can do to ensure he or she stays safe. Here are some ways to increase safety for your loved one…

By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on May 23, 2019

Enjoying the summer isn’t just for children and younger adults. Seniors can also engage in some exciting activities during the warmest season of the year. The friendly staff at Boynton Beach Home Care Assistance has out together this infographic with a few suggestions for fun activities you and your aging…