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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…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on June 16, 2020

With the right approach to care and rehab, it’s possible for seniors to recover fairly well from strokes. However, the National Stroke Association reports one out of every four strokes that happen in the United States each year affect people who’ve already had at least one prior stroke. However, there…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on June 2, 2020

Caring for a senior with dementia can be a challenge, but the only thing you can do is keep trying to maintain your aging loved one’s wellbeing. There are some standard healthcare guidelines most dementia care providers follow, and being aware of them can help you do what’s best for…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on May 19, 2020

Good nutrition is an important part of healthy aging. If your senior loved one loses his or her appetite, nutritional deficiencies can quickly develop if he or she fails to eat enough nutrient-dense foods. Here are some reasons your loved one may lose his or her appetite and what you…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on May 5, 2020

If you’re caring for an aging loved one who is living with mobility issues, you’re probably going to run into at least a few unique challenges in the coming years. In addition to impacting his or her physical health, your loved one’s mobility problems might also affect his or her…