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By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on June 23, 2022

Family caregivers work hard to make sure their senior loved ones live happy and healthy lives. Even though the natural reaction should be to praise a person who performs this selfless task, there may be times when other family members take a more critical approach. If you’ve found yourself in…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on June 9, 2022

Stress can have a negative impact on your senior loved one’s overall health, which is why you should do everything possible to help him or her manage stress properly. Here are some tips that can help you accomplish this.  Socialize More Often One of the most effective ways to manage…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on May 19, 2022

Alzheimer’s disease can take a toll on the whole family, not just the senior with the condition. Seeing someone you love go through the physical and emotional changes related to the disease is difficult to witness. This can be especially difficult for young children, who may have fears about the…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on May 5, 2022

Although kidney disease can develop at any age, it’s more common among seniors, and it can be more difficult to handle alongside other health conditions. When providing care for your senior loved one, make sure to take measures to keep his or her kidneys healthy. Here are a few tips…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on April 21, 2022

As your senior loved one ages, having access to a good primary care physician becomes more important than ever. When something goes wrong with your loved one’s health, the primary care doctor is among the first people to help. Since the physician will act as a go-to person for your…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on April 7, 2022

Dogs are wonderful companions for seniors. They provide love and affection, and they give seniors something to care for in return. However, it’s important that seniors choose the right breed, since large, energetic dogs might be too much for them to handle. Here are seven dog breeds that are perfect…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on March 24, 2022

Keeping seniors active is a vital part of preserving mobility and overall physical health. However, it’s important to note that routine exercise also provides a wealth of emotional benefits. Exercise can be as simple as taking regular walks, performing a series of low-impact activities in the living room, or going…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on March 10, 2022

Home care agencies can be incredibly valuable resources for stressed family caregivers in need of assistance caring for their senior loved ones. However, not all home care agencies can adequately meet your needs. How do you choose a reputable home care agency that relieves rather than adds to your stress?…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on February 17, 2022

For many busy caregivers, getting a full eight hours of sleep sounds like a dream. Maybe you’re a restless sleeper, or perhaps your caregiving responsibilities keep you up at night. Here are a few strategies sure to help you enhance your sleep. Keep the Bedroom at the Right Temperature  Some…

By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on February 3, 2022

One in every four people over age 60 has diabetes in the United States, according to the American Diabetes Association. Type 2 diabetes, the most common form of the disease, is unique in that it’s largely affected by lifestyle factors, many of which can be controlled through preventative measures, including…