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By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on January 4, 2021

  According to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1 in 10 Americans aged 65 or older may develop Alzheimer’s. For many years, researchers have been studying Alzheimer’s disease by observing seniors who already have it. A new point of view on this topic has recently come into play, and it’s all thanks…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on December 21, 2020

Exercise is one of the key aspects of staying healthy as a senior. Regular exercise keeps the heart and lungs strong, and it also increases overall mobility, balance, and coordination. Seniors who want to stay active may have difficulty finding activities they can still participate in. Here are a few…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on December 7, 2020

Seniors need to visit their primary doctors at least once a year because annual physicals are essential for preventing, diagnosing, and treating various health conditions. For some aging adults, the thought of going to the doctor can cause a great deal of anxiety. When it comes to scheduling their annual…

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

Many seniors have bucket lists of things they’d like to accomplish in their golden years. If you’re a family caregiver, discuss a few healthy and enjoyable bucket list ideas with your aging loved one. 1. Learn a New Language Many seniors would love to learn a new language, and you…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on November 2, 2020

Because the chances of stroke increase with age, you may be concerned about this issue for your elderly loved one. Although strokes can happen without any warning, the good news is that 80 percent of strokes are preventable. Here are some easy ways to reduce the risk of stroke for…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on October 19, 2020

The reality of Alzheimer’s disease can be difficult for family members to face. While many families often provide support and assistance during the early and middle stages, the late stages of the progressive disease can evoke new emotions in family members as their senior loved ones experience dramatic changes in…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on October 5, 2020

Eating vegetables is essential to keeping the brain functioning at the optimum level. Incorporating these 11 vegetables into your senior loved one’s diet can boost his or her memory. 1. Beans All types of beans are great because they provide the complex carbohydrates the brain needs, and they help seniors…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on September 21, 2020

Making the decision to hire a home care provider for your elderly parent isn’t an easy task. However, keep in mind that in-home assistance can easily be tailored to meet your family member’s unique needs. While determining whether or not home care is right for your loved one, there are…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on September 7, 2020

When it comes to migraines, not everyone wants to turn to ibuprofen or aspirin to relieve the pain. Instead, many experts recommend drinking tea. Below are six tea blends that can offer the same pain relief for your senior loved one as some over-the-counter medications. 1. Ginger Drinking ginger tea…

By Pete Lane, 9:00 am on August 17, 2020

Dementia causes changes to the brain that can affect a senior’s behavior. The memory loss associated with dementia can cause seniors to repeat questions and activities. Caregivers might find it challenging to address repetition that interferes with their loved ones’ ability to maintain normal routines. These strategies can help family…