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By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on November 17, 2020

Although kidney disease can develop at any age, it’s more common among seniors, and it can be more difficult to handle alongside other health conditions. When providing care for your senior loved one, make sure to take measures to keep his or her kidneys healthy. Here are a few tips…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on November 3, 2020

There are several known liver diseases that often have similar effects on the body. Some of the most common conditions that affect the liver include hepatitis and cirrhosis. Nevertheless, only a comprehensive liver function test can precisely reveal any problems with this vital organ. Here are a few common symptoms…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on October 20, 2020

Caffeine has gotten a bad rap over the years due to its short-term effects on the nervous system. While there’s a need to keep coffee consumption, the most common source of caffeine, in check, there are some positive attributes associated with the stimulant that may provide an added layer of…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on October 6, 2020

Choosing in-home care for your elderly loved one can be difficult, as there may be varying health issues to consider. The first step to take will likely be determining which kind of care specifically fits his or her needs. Here’s some information on a few common types of home care….

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on September 22, 2020

Emotional wellbeing is especially important for seniors. The challenges of aging put our elderly loved ones at risk for loneliness and depression, which can have serious physical effects. Here are some keys to helping your loved one maintain a positive mental outlook and robust mental health. Exercise Exercise releases brain…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on September 8, 2020

Older adults who have fibromyalgia know how intense the pain can be. Here are several different treatment options to ease the pain and other symptoms caused by the condition. 1. Exercise for a Few Minutes Each Day Exercise can be difficult for aging adults with fibromyalgia, and it can be…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on August 18, 2020

When you’re a caregiver for a senior family member, the stress and responsibilities might make it difficult to get a full night of sleep. Taking care of yourself and getting enough rest are two of the best ways to stay healthy and be a better caregiver. Here are a few…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on August 4, 2020

There’s no time like the present for your aging loved one to change his or her life, and simple lifestyle alterations have the ability to slow down the aging process. By now, your loved one already knows to watch his or her diet, but there are still so many things…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on July 21, 2020

Getting older can do more than add wrinkles to the skin or make seniors move a bit more slowly. It can also impact several internal processes seniors barely even notice. Ultimately, older adults’ digestive systems will go through many changes. Learning how aging impacts the digestive system can help you…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on July 7, 2020

Assisted living facilities can be helpful when seniors are too ill to live alone, but often, seniors can get more focused care at home. However, it can be challenging for seniors and their families to get used to the big change. If you want to make the transition easier for…