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By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on November 18, 2020

From seniors who are experiencing depression due to recent medical diagnoses to those living with dementia, music therapy has numerous benefits for the elderly. As part of a treatment plan, music can promote various aspects f your aging loved one’s emotional, cognitive, and physical health. Reduces Stress & Agitation  Your…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on November 4, 2020

As seniors grow older, taking medications can become a bit more complicated than it was in previous years. For this reason, it’s important for them to gain as much knowledge as possible when filling or refilling prescriptions. The pharmacist can answer any questions your elderly loved one might have to…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on October 21, 2020

Diabetes is one of the most common chronic health conditions in the United States, affecting about 9 percent of adults. While most people know someone with diabetes, stereotypes and myths about the disease are still widespread. Here are some common myths about diabetes that deserve correction.  Myth: Diabetes Isn’t Serious…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on October 7, 2020

After experiencing strokes, seniors are more susceptible to isolation, both physically and socially, and it’s a proven fact that isolation contributes to early mortality, depression, and illness. There are things family members can do to keep a senior loved one happy, healthy, and social. When your loved one is ready,…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on September 23, 2020

Sleep is a vital part of our everyday routines. While everyone needs sleep to live full and healthy lives, many seniors aren’t able to get the necessary amount of restful slumber on a nightly basis. Why is this the case? Along with the natural change in sleep rhythms that comes…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on September 9, 2020

  Caring for an elderly loved one is often a rewarding endeavor. However, if your loved one has Alzheimer’s, the task may be more challenging. Between caring for their elderly loved ones, managing multiple households, and often working outside the home, Alzheimer’s family caregivers commonly feel frustrated and angry, which…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on August 19, 2020

Abnormally high blood pressure, also known as hypertension, can lead to several health conditions, such as strokes and cardiovascular disease. Therefore, it’s important for seniors to keep their blood pressure within the normal range. Instead of relying solely on medications, seniors can try managing their diets to prevent hypertension. Older…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on August 5, 2020

One in four Americans 65 and over falls each year in the United States, according to the CDC. A common reason for falling is a lack of proper balance. Even if your senior loved one isn’t yet having such issues, it can help to be more aware of what could…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on July 22, 2020

Aging is an incredibly complex process that affects every part of the body. One of the most noticeable changes for seniors is aging’s effects on bones, muscles, and joints. These age-related changes can make it more challenging to move around. Being aware of the way the musculoskeletal system changes with…

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….