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By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on May 6, 2021

Most seniors tend to focus on strength and flexibility when they’re trying to get fit, but balance is also an essential part of good health. This often overlooked aspect of fitness can help seniors complete their daily tasks without slipping, tripping, stumbling, or falling. Like any other physical skill, balance…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on April 22, 2021

Family caregiving is one of those roles you might not have pictured yourself taking on until it happened. Now, you’ve got to figure out exactly how to manage your new duties while somehow avoiding burnout. A caregiver’s toolkit should include these elements that make it possible to handle everything without…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on April 8, 2021

If you have an aging loved one, you want him or her to be able to enjoy living independently for as long as possible. However, if your loved one experiences a decrease in his or her health or abilities, he or she may be hesitant to ask for help or…

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

As adults get older, their risk of slipping, falling, and sustaining injuries increases, and this sometimes happens because of issues with mobility, balance, vision, or a combination of physical and mental factors. At the same time, many seniors prefer to age in place in the homes they know and love….

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

When your loved one needs help, the urge to jump in and take over can be strong. However, becoming a family caregiver is a huge responsibility, and it’s important to carefully weigh your options so you don’t become overwhelmed. While you discuss becoming a caregiver with your loved one, consider…

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…