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Different Types of Aging in Huntsville, AL
Different Types of Aging in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on June 4, 2020

Aging has been studied for many years. Seniors today are living in a time when we have more information about what causes people to grow older. Currently, there’s no cure for aging, but there are some interesting things to know about how the body responds to different factors that influence…

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How to Ease Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms in Huntsville, AL
How to Ease Parkinson’s Disease Symptoms in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on May 21, 2020

Once diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, seniors must work with their healthcare providers to determine medications and treatment plans to best manage the symptoms. For seniors who prefer a more natural approach to alleviating their symptoms, there are also several lifestyle changes that can make living with Parkinson’s disease more tolerable….

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How to Lessen Sundowning Effects on an Elderly Parent in Huntsville, AL
How to Lessen Sundowning Effects on an Elderly Parent in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on May 7, 2020

Sundowning isn’t an official health condition. Instead, it represents a collection of behaviors older adults tend to exhibit toward the end of the day. Confusion, agitation, and delusions increase when a senior is sundowning. Watching for your aging loved one’s patterns helps you know when to use these tips to…

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How to Meet a Senior Parent’s Emotional Needs in Huntsville, AL
How to Meet a Senior Parent’s Emotional Needs in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on April 23, 2020

The loss of spouses or other loved ones, chronic conditions, and a sense of not having anything to contribute to society are just some of the factors that can contribute to depression, anxiety, and other mental health problems in seniors. Even if your elderly loved one isn’t facing these particular…

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Suggestions for Helping an Aging Loved One Reduce COVID-19 Risk in Huntsville, AL
Suggestions for Helping an Aging Loved One Reduce COVID-19 Risk in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on April 9, 2020

The coronavirus is especially devastating for seniors who don’t have robust immune systems, which is why you need to come up with a long-term plan for boosting your aging loved one’s health and preventing too many germs from getting into his or her home. While you won’t be able to…

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Issues Should My Aging Parent Address with the Doctor in Huntsville, AL
Issues Should My Aging Parent Address with the Doctor in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on March 19, 2020

Your senior loved one’s doctor is one of your family’s greatest assets when it comes to maintaining your parent’s health. Doctor visits can often be short, and seniors may easily forget to address important issues during their appointments. Planning before the appointment gives your loved one the chance to make…

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Tips Diet May Be Linked to Alzheimer’s in Huntsville, AL
Tips Diet May Be Linked to Alzheimer’s in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on March 5, 2020

As more research is done regarding Alzheimer’s, there is mounting proof of the idea that people are what they eat. Seniors are often reminded to eat a healthy diet to keep their bodies strong, yet there’s also a connection between what seniors eat and their risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease….

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How to Earn Extra Money in the Senior Years in Huntsville, AL
How to Earn Extra Money in the Senior Years in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on February 20, 2020

Seniors sometimes need to supplement their retirement income. However, they may no longer be able to work full time, or they might not be interested in a position that requires a great deal of responsibility. Earning money during the senior years also helps older adults feel a sense of control…

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Smoking in Seniors [Infographic]
Smoking in Seniors [Infographic]
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on February 13, 2020

For aging adults, smoking can be especially bad for their health. The staff at Huntsville Home Care Assistance has put together an infographic featuring some key statistics related to seniors who smoke and how the habit can affect their health as they age. Older adults who engage in smoking or…

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How to Help 80-Year-Old People During Stroke Recovery in Huntsville, AL
How to Help 80-Year-Old People During Stroke Recovery in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on February 6, 2020

The weeks and months immediately after a stroke are especially important for older adults. This is the time when the brain is making its greatest efforts to rewire itself and regain lost abilities. Even so, it can be difficult to face the physical and emotional changes that often occur following…

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