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By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on April 30, 2021

Caring for an aging loved one generally requires help from siblings, close friends, and other family members. To develop a suitable care plan, your family should host regular meetings and develop strategies to make life less challenging for you all as caregivers. Below are tips you can use when holding…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on April 16, 2021

Helping your senior loved one is just part of being a good person and honouring your relationship. While you might not mind doing what you can to make your loved one’s life better, you may reach a point where you wonder if you’re doing the right thing. Helping could turn…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on March 26, 2021

Houseplants brighten up an interior and add some fresh oxygen to the air. Elderly people may enjoy getting to care for living things and watching them grow. If your senior loved one is interested in gardening, he or she doesn’t need a giant outdoor space. These six plants can flourish…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on March 12, 2021

When seniors are stressed, they may feel irritable, short of breath, or tired. The impact of stress extends beyond these immediate symptoms, affecting the mind, body, and overall health on a molecular level. Read on to learn more about how stress affects aging. The Stress Response While the occasional stressful…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on February 26, 2021

Seniors are at risk for elder abuse even if they’re mentally and physically healthy. Elder abuse can take many different forms, which means it may be difficult to spot in some situations. Follow these tips to prevent your elderly loved one from being abused.  Understand What Elder Abuse Is One…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on February 12, 2021

Seniors with dementia may become upset or agitated at various points during each day. When this happens, they may be so upset that they need help calming down before caregivers can even begin to figure out what’s wrong. These five tips are all soothing ways to help your aging loved…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on January 29, 2021

Stroke is the leading cause of death among older adults. After having strokes, many seniors experience limited mobility, and some could have permanent disabilities. Here are some steps you and your aging loved one can take after a stroke to prevent it from happening again.  Use Effective Communication Many seniors…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on January 15, 2021

The decision to become a family caregiver is often arrived at after careful thought and consideration. While you might have tried to examine the situation from every possible angle, it’s possible to overlook issues that could affect you and your loved one’s happiness over time. As you step into your…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on December 25, 2020

Many aging adults living with Alzheimer’s become frustrated and confused when people attempt to assist them with basic tasks such as dressing. Even well-intentioned efforts can seem intrusive. If your senior loved one is having difficulty getting dressed, here are several strategies for simplifying this process so he or she…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on December 11, 2020

Elderly women may be at higher risk for certain health complications. Some conditions are specific to their gender, while others can affect both men and women but are statistically higher among women. Many of these diseases can be caught early during annual checkups and treated accordingly, making it important for…