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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…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on November 27, 2020

One of the symptoms of sundowner’s syndrome, a condition experienced by seniors with Alzheimer’s or dementia, is difficulty getting to sleep. When seniors who experience sundowning symptoms are unable to sleep, other symptoms of their conditions can get worse. To help your elderly loved one avoid making his or her…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on November 13, 2020

Corn can provide numerous health benefits for the elderly. This is because it contains a combination of nutrients that make it a powerful weapon in the fight against various age-related conditions. Here are a few reasons your senior loved one may want to add more corn to his or her…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on October 30, 2020

Seniors occasionally forget where they left their keys or glasses and may sometimes have a difficult time remembering the details of conversations. But before you attribute your aging loved one’s memory loss to a condition such as dementia or Alzheimer’s, take a look at this list of some of the…

By Domenic Maccarone, 9:00 am on October 16, 2020

There are many things caregivers will do to ensure safety and promote good overall health for the senior loved ones under their care. However, one thing that may easily be overlooked is footwear. What many people don’t know is that a properly fitting shoe can play a large role in…