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By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on October 6, 2021

Caring for a senior parent with dementia requires patience, commitment, and compassion. There are certain actions and communication mistakes you should avoid to alleviate your parent’s stress and enhance his or her wellbeing. Take a look at some of the things you should never say to a senior with dementia…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on September 22, 2021

People in their 70s are transforming the expectations people have for this amazing decade of life. Seniors today are no longer forced to give up their independence, provided they’re in relatively good health and have plenty of support. Now that your senior loved one has reached this milestone age, you…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on September 8, 2021

Taking on the role of family caregiver brings about many emotions, some positive and some negative. When the role becomes overwhelming, a caregiver’s anxiety levels may increase, putting his or her health in jeopardy. Family caregivers should use the following tips to manage caregiving-related anxiety, boost their health, and prevent…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on August 18, 2021

Dementia develops for several reasons. The biological factors involved interfere with normal neuron communication, which prevents thought processes from occurring normally. There are several ways seniors can stop dementia from progressing.  1. Eat Healthier Eating a healthy diet provides the nutrients needed to protect neurons while fighting the free radicals…

By Cherie Coe, 9:00 am on August 4, 2021

It’s difficult for many seniors to accept assistance in their golden years. Aging adults often feel like their independence is slipping away, and they don’t want to be treated like children. As a family caregiver, you need to make your older loved one feel comfortable about getting help with daily…

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…