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By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on July 20, 2021

Senior care professionals often tell clients it’s never too late to adopt healthy eating habits and consume foods that can contribute to good heart health, strong bones, and fewer aches and pains. Eating right becomes increasingly important with age, with the following foods considered especially beneficial for women 60 and…

By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on July 6, 2021

With the proper support from friends, family, and professional caregivers, seniors living with Parkinson’s disease can continue to live in the comfort of home safely and with dignity. Symptoms such as tremors can often be minimized, allowing seniors to continue enjoying most of their usual daily activities and routines in…

By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on June 22, 2021

The golden years are supposed to be filled with enjoyable activities, relaxation, and enjoyment. However, this doesn’t mean they’re guaranteed to be stress free. While seniors may not have the pressures of keeping up in the workforce or raising young children, they face a whole new host of worries, such…

By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on June 8, 2021

A visit to the pharmacy to pick up a senior loved one’s medications is an excellent opportunity to ask questions. Your loved one’s pharmacist can help you understand the potential side effects of the medication and offer advice or alternative solutions if your loved one has problems like forgetting to…

By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on May 18, 2021

Seniors often have concerns about how medications might interact and have side effects. In such cases, seniors may want to use holistic items. If you’re a family caregiver, help your aging loved one create a holistic first aid kit that includes the following items.  1. Aloe Vera Seniors who enjoy…

By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on May 4, 2021

More than any other age group, seniors tend to feel lonely and isolated. Reasons for loneliness could be the loss of a spouse, children and grandchildren growing up and becoming too busy with their own lives, friends moving away, retirement, poor health and mobility, and financial insecurity. Older adults who…

By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on April 20, 2021

Discussions about your aging loved one’s living arrangements can get intense. Your loved one may prefer to stay independent, and you might wonder if he or she is experiencing normal age-related changes in health or something more serious. Watching for these issues that can arise in your loved one’s life…

By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on April 6, 2021

Being physically active can keep your senior loved one fit and boost his or her health and quality of life. An active lifestyle is especially essential for older adults because it lowers their risk of conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, joint issues, and even some forms of cancer. Here…

By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on March 16, 2021

For seniors who want to maintain a sense of independence and freedom in their lives, there are many hazards that can make it difficult for them to thrive. From unsafe home environments to a lack of transportation, some obstacles can get in the way of seniors’ self-reliance. Families should ensure…

By Kimberly Miller, 9:00 am on March 2, 2021

Finding a caregiver for your elderly loved one is a huge step that should never be taken lightly. The caregiver should understand the complexity of Alzheimer’s and remain committed to helping your loved one address the symptoms. Here are some of the most important qualities Alzheimer’s caregivers should have. 1….