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By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on May 26, 2020

While you might want to provide long-term care for your aging parent, there will most likely come a time when you need to seek out some type of assistance. Caregiving could take a toll on your health and wellbeing, and you won’t always be able to provide world-class care on…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on May 19, 2020

Once stabilized by their medical teams, senior stroke survivors commonly begin therapy. After stroke survivors are discharged from the hospital, therapeutic exercises must continue to encourage recovery. Stroke survivors must take advantage of the brain’s plasticity by performing exercises at home. Leg Exercises Exercising the legs is vital for stroke…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on May 12, 2020

Caring for an aging loved one can lead to special bonding moments, but the role can also be mentally, physically, and emotionally exhausting. Therefore, you must avoid adding any more pressure on someone who is caring for an elderly loved one. When trying to be a true friend to someone…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on May 5, 2020

Aging can make everyday tasks more challenging, especially as the body changes and health decreases. The good news is there are essential items your senior loved one can use to enhance safety and simplify daily activities. Below you’ll find products every senior should own and the benefits of these items….

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on April 28, 2020

According to a recent University of Michigan study, more than half of the individuals screened for dementia for the study hadn’t been previously evaluated for the condition. This was the case even for participants already displaying signs of cognitive decline. The findings suggest dementia often goes unscreened and untreated. Today,…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on April 21, 2020

Even though obesity is a pervasive problem among the aging population, being underweight is extremely common as well. When older adults don’t eat enough nutrients and calories each day, they could begin to face challenges with a long list of medical complications, ranging from anemia to osteoporosis. If your aging…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on April 14, 2020

Parkinson’s disease is a relatively common neurological disorder that can impact many different aspects of an individual’s health, from fine motor skills to digestion. Some people are surprised to hear this unique disease can also affect personality, and your aging loved one could go through some major behavioral changes in…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on April 7, 2020

As a caregiver, one of your most important jobs in the coming months will be to reduce your aging loved one’s risk of contracting the new coronavirus. This particular virus is very dangerous for older adults who have weakened immune systems, and it can result in life-threatening health complications. Here’s…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on March 24, 2020

Those aches and pains that come with aging are usually not a surprise. However, seniors tend to forget that mental changes also occur with age. Your senior loved one may experience these potential issues that commonly occur with age, and being prepared for them can help you protect your loved…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on March 17, 2020

Visits with primary care physicians allow seniors to discuss health concerns, and together they can make appropriate decisions about treatment and care plans. Older adults need to be ready for these conversations and prepare lists of things to share during their appointments. Continue reading to learn more about concerns the…