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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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What Types of Help Seniors Can Take Advantage Of in Huntsville, AL
What Types of Help Seniors Can Take Advantage Of in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on January 23, 2020

Most seniors prefer to remain independent, productive, and healthy for as long as possible. Fortunately, there are ways this goal can be achieved thanks to the wide assortment of help available for older adults looking to make the most of their later years of life. Below, you’ll find five types…

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Cause of Chronic Pain in Aging Adults in Huntsville, AL
Cause of Chronic Pain in Aging Adults in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on January 9, 2020

Pain is meant to let people know when something is wrong with their bodies. While most pain eventually goes away once the problem is healed, some types become chronic. Long-term pain is usually caused by chronic health problems that your senior loved one may never be able to fully recover…

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Activities for Elderly People that Aren’t Boring [Infographic]
Activities for Elderly People that Aren’t Boring [Infographic]
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on December 26, 2019

One of the best ways for aging adults to maintain good overall health is to participate in activities that are actually interesting to them. The staff at Huntsville Home Care Assistance has put together a handy infographic listing some fun activities that are sure to prevent your senior loved one…

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What Things Seniors Can Do to Receive a Memory Boost in Huntsville, AL
What Things Seniors Can Do to Receive a Memory Boost in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on December 19, 2019

For many years, a large percentage of healthcare professionals believed cognitive decline was an inevitable part of the aging process. While some memory loss is completely natural, there are quite a few things seniors can do to boost their cognitive health. With a few lifestyle changes and some hard work,…

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Engage an Ederly Loved One in Social Activities in Huntsville, AL
Engage an Ederly Loved One in Social Activities in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on December 5, 2019

Social engagements pose challenges for older adults who may no longer feel like they fit in at events. Your senior loved one may also be unable to find people to even talk to if his or her social circle has dwindled due to a loss or lack of chances to…

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