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By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on August 3, 2020

Seniors tend to sleep far fewer hours than their younger counterparts. There are several reasons seniors have difficulty sleeping, and the lack of sleep can end up causing other health problems. If you want your senior loved one to get the best sleep possible, make sure you’re addressing these key…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on July 20, 2020

Prioritizing self-care is the most important thing you can do to prevent caregiver burnout. Since self-care is often the first thing to go when life gets stressful, it helps to add it into your schedule so it just comes naturally. Creating a self-care schedule requires more than just setting an…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on July 6, 2020

Home safety becomes even more important when your senior loved one has dementia. People with dementia are at risk for injuries if they’re unable to make the appropriate decisions to keep themselves safe. These safety tips are easy to implement and can make life easier for you and your loved…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on June 15, 2020

tatistics suggest more than 790,000 people in the United States have strokes each year. The recovery process begins once hospital care teams stabilize the individuals. Regaining impaired abilities after a stroke may take months or years. However, there are remedies individuals can implement to hasten the process. 1. Make Dietary…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on June 1, 2020

Spending time outside can be an excellent way for seniors to enjoy fresh air, boost their mood, and get a little vitamin D. However, certain outdoor activities can be a bit too strenuous for seniors, especially those in poor health. Here are some ideas for fun outdoor activities that can…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on May 18, 2020

Many seniors try to hide symptoms of dementia from their family members. However, failing to get help could cause the condition to progress quickly. Once you understand the warning signs of dementia, it may be difficult for your aging parent to hide the condition. Here are some of the signs…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on May 4, 2020

Fear can be beneficial when it keeps someone from harm, but there comes a point where anxiety interferes with a person’s ability to enjoy life. Aging adults often discover they have new fears that pop up over time. Some of these fears can become so overwhelming that seniors may spend…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on April 20, 2020

Gaining weight isn’t always a bad thing, especially for seniors living with conditions that cause weight loss. Some medications can also prevent seniors from staying in good physical and mental shape. However, family caregivers can use the tips mentioned below to help their senior parents maintain a healthy weight and…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on April 6, 2020

Family caregivers have always played an essential role in senior care. Now, your role has taken on even greater importance, since your beloved elderly family member is at risk for major complications from the coronavirus. During this time of heightened risk, you can use these strategies to keep your senior…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on March 16, 2020

According to a leading medical workflow company, U.S. doctors spend an average of 13–28 minutes with patients during routine appointments. Because of time constraints like this, it can be helpful to prepare your aging loved one for a doctor’s appointment so he or she can get the most out of…