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By Ron S., 9:00 am on April 28, 2022

Most people have a little clutter in their lives. However, when seniors live in tidy environments, it can boost their mental and physical health. Here are a few reasons it’s important for older adults to clear out their clutter.  Prevent Anxiety Seniors tend to spend more time at home than…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on April 14, 2022

Activities that channel creativity have several merits. While highly gratifying, these pursuits also energize the mind. A finished product elicits pride. Fulfillment, brain engagement, and self-regard all reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease.  Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) is a type of memory loss that often precedes Alzheimer’s disease. A 2015…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on March 31, 2022

As your senior loved one ages, his or her diet becomes more important. While you may know eating fresh, unprocessed foods is a key lifestyle factor in promoting a long and healthy life, you may not realize certain health foods can negatively affect your loved one. To ensure you know…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on March 17, 2022

Arthritis affects approximately one out of every five people in the United States, and a majority of those affected are seniors. While there’s no cure for arthritis, more and more studies are showing that, like with heart disease and diabetes, following the right diet can greatly alleviate arthritis. Of particular…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on February 24, 2022

Taking care of a senior loved one can be a challenging task. Those who are well suited to being family caregivers tend to have certain personality traits that make them excel at taking care of seniors. To be a good family caregiver, it’s important to have as many of the…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on February 10, 2022

Seniors are particularly prone to living with asthma attacks because many people who didn’t have asthma during early adulthood will develop it between the ages of 40 and 60. Luckily, knowing what spurs asthma attacks can save seniors from further respiratory damage. Family caregivers can help seniors avoid asthma attacks…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on January 27, 2022

Repeat any behavior often enough, and it will become a habit. Habits let seniors perform beneficial behaviors like brushing their teeth as if they were second nature. However, habits can also come in the form of harmful behaviors that might damage your aging loved one’s health and shorten his or…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on January 13, 2022

Anatomically, the brain isn’t a muscle. Nonetheless, it still needs regular “exercise” to remain healthy. This is especially true for older adults already affected by age-related changes, some of which can impact cognitive capabilities like memory, comprehension, and thought processing. If you have an older loved one in your life,…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on December 30, 2021

Active seniors can enjoy increased mood, better balance, higher levels of energy, and fewer health issues, among other things. Starting an exercise plan for an aging adult requires a significant amount of preparation. It’s important to choose exercises and activities that are right for the individual and to be cognizant…

By Ron S., 9:00 am on December 16, 2021

One of the leading causes of death among the elderly is heart disease. Failing to control his or her blood pressure levels could harm your senior loved one’s heart health and put his or her life in jeopardy. Therefore, your parent should consider the following tips to address hypertension and…