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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….

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…