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By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on September 20, 2021

Exercising can be difficult for seniors with Parkinson’s, but it’s important they make the effort to stay mobile and active, as engaging in physical activity has a number of neuroprotective benefits. It helps aging adults stay agile and maintain their balance, and it may alleviate some symptoms. Here are seven…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on September 6, 2021

Whether you’re trying to find time for your own family responsibilities or handling a temperamental senior loved one, being a caregiver can be a stressful job. If it remains unaddressed, caregiver stress can lead to complete burnout that endangers not only your health but also the quality of the care…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on August 16, 2021

Regular library visits are recommended for aging adults. A trip to the library can be enjoyable, and seniors can gain the following benefits when they visit.  1. Read Books for Free Few things in life are free. Yet the library offers an opportunity to check out free books, ranging from…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on August 2, 2021

One of the most challenging aspects of caring for a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s is addressing aggressive behavior. Though Alzheimer’s affects everyone differently, even the most mild-mannered senior may become combative at times. Knowing how to handle this aggression can help as you care for your aging loved one….

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on July 19, 2021

Caregivers cannot provide comfortable and safe environments for their senior loved ones unless they diligently care for themselves. When managing the needs of an elderly family member, good self-care goes beyond maintaining a healthy diet and getting plenty of rest. Much like aging adults require social engagement and balanced lifestyles…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on July 5, 2021

When an aging parent doesn’t live close by, determining whether or not he or she is safe in the home environment can pose a problem. Mom or Dad may maintain he or she is doing well when in fact he or she isn’t. Your loved one isn’t necessarily lying, but…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on June 21, 2021

Age spots—those flat brown, tan, or black patches that sometimes appear on areas of skin exposed to the sun—are usually harmless. Yet their unsightly appearance has most people wanting to find an effective way to get rid of them. Fortunately, there are some natural remedies that may be able to…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on June 7, 2021

A long life has many rewards but also comes with its fair share of challenges. What can you do when a senior loved one’s physical abilities, social activities, and capacity to carry out daily tasks independently are compromised by advancing age? Provide Options for Support Loss of senior independence most…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on May 17, 2021

It can be challenging to care for an aging parent or relative if you live far away. The most obvious solution to long-distance caregiving is to hire a trained caregiver. Centennial homecare services experts are available to provide high-quality care to seniors on an as-needed basis. From assistance with mobility…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on May 3, 2021

A plant-based diet eliminates animal products and processed fare while emphasizing whole foods. With this shift, seniors gain better health along with saving money. Here’s how seniors can smoothly switch to a plant-based regimen. Prioritize Produce Picture your senior loved one’s dinner plate divided into four sections. This is the…