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

Many seniors prefer to age in place, but their health often decreases with age, making it difficult to perform normal duties without assistance. You should encourage your elderly loved one to remain independent and find ways to help him or her without overstepping boundaries. Here are some of the things…

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

Gardening offers both physical and cognitive benefits for seniors living with dementia. They can participate in a variety of gardening activities that increase their communication skills, lower their stress levels, and slow the progression of the condition. Here are some gardening activities seniors with dementia should try.  Planting a Family…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on June 25, 2021

As people age, they tend to live more sedentary lives. Changes in physical abilities often make it difficult to enjoy an active lifestyle and visit with friends and family. What can be done to restore your senior loved one’s sense of purpose and help him or her become more active?…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on June 11, 2021

As individuals age, falling becomes a serious risk and can result in severe consequences that affect health and mobility. Recent studies have found certain foods that are good sources of vitamin D can boost the skeletal system by assisting calcium uptake that regenerates bone. With that information in mind, here…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on May 28, 2021

As dementia progresses, it’s not uncommon for seniors to reduce their intake of food and fluids. There are many reasons these dietary changes occur. However, there are also a variety of methods you can try to reverse the issue. Disorientation Seniors with dementia no longer comprehend the passage of time….

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on May 14, 2021

Many people associate getting older with being unhealthy, feeble, and unable to enjoy life. While some older adults live with chronic diseases and other issues, there are many who embrace getting older and the opportunities that come with it. Here are just a few of the benefits of aging and…

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…