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By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on July 21, 2021

The real recovery process begins when seniors are released from the hospital. Most readmissions occur within the first 30 days after discharge, so make sure to establish a proper care plan to boost your aging loved one’s health. Continue reading to learn what factors increase the risk of hospital readmissions…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on July 7, 2021

Many aging adults spend a lot of their time sitting around on the couch or lying in bed, which can cause them to be sedentary. Keep your senior loved one physically active as he or she ages to promote a healthy lifestyle. Here are some activities that can prevent older…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on June 23, 2021

For years, researchers have claimed that men and women experience stroke symptoms differently. Studies of stroke warning signs highlight the fact that the mortality rate for female stroke survivors is higher than male stroke survivors, mostly as the result of treatment delays and the failure to report critical symptoms. According…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on June 9, 2021

Providing Alzheimer’s care requires flexibility, patience, and planning. Seniors with Alzheimer’s can become agitated when tasks that were once simple become difficult, and caregivers can become frustrated with the challenges of meeting their aging loved ones’ care needs. Caregivers can use the following tips to make daily living better for both…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on May 19, 2021

Parkinson’s disease has many physical symptoms, ranging from tremors to a loss of balance. The social impact of the condition may be less visible, but it’s still an important consideration. Ahead, learn about the ways Parkinson’s affects socialization and the best strategies for maintaining a healthy social life while living…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on May 5, 2021

With age, the immune system weakens. As a result, seniors often experience more frequent occurrences of colds, flu, and pneumonia than the average healthy adult. If you provide care for a senior loved one, suggest some of these tips to naturally boost his or her immune system and prevent illness. …

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on April 21, 2021

Being a family caregiver, whether it’s something you do on a part-time or full-time basis, means you’ll likely have a lot on your plate at any given time. One way to ease your own burden and enhance your peace of mind and the quality of care you provide for a…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on April 7, 2021

Many seniors live with health conditions or mobility limitations that can make it difficult to get out of the home to exercise. However, it’s essential for aging adults to be active to prevent various diseases, maintain strong bones and muscles, and optimize overall health and wellbeing. Different types of exercises…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on March 17, 2021

The human body is made up almost entirely of water, but many seniors don’t get as much water as they need. Elderly people are at higher risk for dehydration because the body is less sensitive to thirst as it ages. It can be difficult to notice when a senior is…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on March 3, 2021

An estimated 5.5 million Americans over the age of 65 have Alzheimer’s disease, which is a condition that affects connections in the brain. Though forgetfulness is often associated with the disease, Alzheimer’s has other signs and symptoms as well. If you believe your aging loved one may have Alzheimer’s disease…