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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…

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…

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…

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….

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…