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By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on April 6, 2021

Aging adults need to exercise on a regular basis. Whether they have mobility limitations or they’re still quite active, seniors can find exercise routines that suit their unique needs. Here are several exercises your older loved one can do in the comfort of home. Lifting Light Weights With light weight…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on March 16, 2021

If your senior loved one is determined to live at home instead of moving into an assisted living facility, making sure he or she remains as independent as possible without compromising safety will likely include using in-home care services. To make the transition smooth for the new caregiver and your…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on March 2, 2021

It’s not possible for anyone to completely stop or reverse the hands of time. That being said, there are some foods you can include in your senior loved one’s diet if you want to help him or her stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible. Today, we’re…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on February 16, 2021

Assistive technology is more advanced than ever, and caregivers now have access to thousands of devices that can help them look after senior loved ones with dementia. While some of these technologies are still being worked on, a few major manufacturers have released a handful of useful products. Here’s a…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on February 2, 2021

Providing care for elderly loved ones can cause family caregivers to be overwhelmed with emotion. The stress from daily duties and the fear of not knowing if your loved one will get better could lead to serious health issues. You need to recognize the symptoms of caregiver stress and develop…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on January 19, 2021

Antioxidants fight against free radicals and inhibit oxidation, which can help seniors enjoy a higher quality of life. Most of these substances can be found in the foods and beverages seniors consume. Strawberries, salmon, tuna, artichokes, pecans, spinach, and kale are some of the antioxidant-rich foods older adults should add…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on January 5, 2021

Caring for a senior loved one isn’t easy, and hiring an in-home respite caregiver can give family caregivers a much-needed reprieve. Here are just a few of the any advantages of hiring an experienced respite caregiver. 1. Offers Relaxation After a long day spent assisting your loved one, you may…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on December 22, 2020

Reducing the risk of having a stroke is the first line of defense for seniors, and it can be done by making a few simple lifestyle modifications. Here are a few easy ways aging adults can lower their risk of experiencing strokes. Control Sleep Patterns  Seven hours of sleep a…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on December 8, 2020

The cost of electricity is on the rise. For seniors living on fixed incomes, keeping up with these costs can be difficult. Luckily, there are some changes your elderly loved one can make around the house to reduce the amount of energy he or she uses. 1. Replace Old Appliances…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on November 17, 2020

Even though aging is inevitable, it should be celebrated rather than feared because it does come with some wonderful perks. Here are some of the greatest benefits of aging your senior loved one can look forward to.  Having More Time to Spend with Family & Friends Back when they were…