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By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on February 18, 2021

The older seniors get, the more likely they are to face serious health complications. Strokes are one of the most common medical conditions among the elderly. A stroke occurs when the brain doesn’t receive enough blood, and it can lead to death. If your senior parent has a stroke, you…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on February 4, 2021

Seniors use the Internet for a variety of reasons, such as connecting with family and friends, paying bills, conducting research, and playing brain games. However, they must remain cautious when visiting certain websites to reduce the risk of fraud and elder abuse. Continue reading to learn how you can help…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on January 21, 2021

Although there’s no cure for Alzheimer’s and no guaranteed way to prevent the disease, there are steps seniors can take to lower their risk of developing it. Making healthy lifestyle choices can boost a senior’s brain health. Continue reading to learn about some of the ways aging adults can reduce…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on January 7, 2021

Due to a variety of mental and physical issues, seniors are fairly vulnerable to physical, financial, and psychological abuse. An abuser can be a family member, a caregiver, a stranger, an employee, or another individual. Because there’s a high risk of elder abuse, you need to ensure your senior loved…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on December 24, 2020

Sticking to a nutritious diet is one of the best ways seniors can boost their physical and mental health. Studies show some of the most common health complications can be minimized or prevented entirely with a proper diet. Here’s a look at some amazing superfoods seniors should consider eating a…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on December 10, 2020

Certainly, living to age 100 has its perks. Centenarians have seen, been involved in, and learned many things, and family and friends look to them for advice and trust their judgment. Seniors who reach age 100 can enjoy the respect a century of experience deserves. Longevity is indeed a worthy…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on November 19, 2020

Many age-related changes in the gastrointestinal tract aren’t life-threatening, but they can significantly impact your senior loved one’s quality of life. Living longer makes it more likely for seniors to encounter changes in the gastrointestinal tract, which relates to the stomach, esophagus, colon, and intestines. Any condition that affects swallowing,…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on November 5, 2020

Issues with self-esteem are most commonly observed in the teenage demographic, but recent research is beginning to note increased incidences of poor self-esteem among the elderly. With age, seniors undergo many changes to their bodies and minds, affecting both their appearance and abilities. These changes can give rise to negative…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on October 22, 2020

Depression can occur at any point in a person’s life, so it’s important to watch for signs of depression in your aging loved one. Older adults often experience periods of prolonged sadness that may be related to significant life changes, but depression can also occur for no obvious reason. While…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on October 8, 2020

As they progress in age, seniors may experience weakened arms due to the loss of muscle mass. As a caregiver, you can assist your senior loved one in performing one or more of the following arm-strengthening activities. 1.Gardening Pulling a water hose, hoeing out weeds, and picking ripe fruits and…