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By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on July 8, 2020

Telehealth is a service that allows seniors to receive treatment in their homes when doctors’ offices are closed or for other unforeseen reasons. Your senior loved one’s visit will be safe, secure, and convenient. Continue reading to learn how you can help your parent take advantage of remote health services….

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on June 17, 2020

When a person is recovering from a stroke, exercise can be very useful. Starting to use muscles again can rebuild connections in the brain and increase mobility following a stroke. Exercise can also assist with reducing the risk of further strokes. Here are a few types of exercises that are…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on June 3, 2020

Memory loss, forgetfulness that’s becoming increasingly disruptive to daily life, and other symptoms related to dementia often develop and progress slowly. But when your senior loved one is properly assessed because of concerns about symptoms of this nature, you’ll likely have several questions if a dementia diagnosis is made. Here…

By Darlene Ortiz, 9:00 am on May 20, 2020

Getting out of the home and engaging with others is vital to a senior’s health, but those living with Parkinson’s are at a higher risk of isolation due to many of the symptoms associated with the disease. However, family caregivers need to promote socialization and keep their loved ones active….

By Darlene Ortiz, 9:00 am on May 6, 2020

The gadgets and essential items your senior loved one has should make life less of a hassle and boost his or her independence. These products allow your loved one to stay active while protecting his or her health and safety. Below are some of the products every senior needs and…

By Darlene Ortiz, 9:00 am on April 22, 2020

A surprisingly common problem among seniors is the inability or unwillingness to eat. When seniors don’t eat, either due to health problems or personal preferences, they can end up losing weight and becoming vulnerable to multiple health conditions. Here are some tips that can help families address the problem of…

By Darlene Ortiz, 9:00 am on April 8, 2020

Obviously, you want to do everything possible to keep your senior loved one safe, especially if you provide caregiving assistance on a regular basis. You may, understandably, have concerns right now about being able to do this because of the coronavirus pandemic. Still, there are ways you can mitigate the…

By Darlene Ortiz, 9:00 am on March 18, 2020

Being a caregiver for a senior loved one can be both rewarding and challenging. The latter is more likely to be true if you assume or believe you have to bear the burden of caring for your loved one alone. Fortunately, providing care can be less physically and mentally demanding…

By Darlene Ortiz, 9:00 am on March 4, 2020

Helping an aging loved one get his or her affairs in order is never going to be easy, but that project must be taken care of early on if you want to avoid major problems down the road. If your loved one passes away or becomes incapacitated in any way,…

By Darlene Ortiz, 9:00 am on February 19, 2020

Many seniors maintain positive attitudes, but elderly individuals with dementia may exhibit more aggression. Managing anger can make caregiving difficult, especially when your aging loved one refuses to do specific tasks, such as eating or exercising. Continue reading to learn about the causes of anger in seniors with dementia and…