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By Larry Levine, 9:00 am on May 7, 2021

Seniors need to focus on every aspect of their health. Ongoing socialization with peers and loved ones can boost cognitive abilities, promote emotional health, and reduce the risk of many age-related disorders. Here’s a closer look at some of the benefits of socialization and a few reasons seniors should continue…

By Larry Levine, 9:00 am on April 23, 2021

Many fires occur in the home and may lead to severe accidents and deaths among adults, especially seniors. Family caregivers need to help their elderly loved ones develop plans to prevent fires and lower their risk of severe injuries. Below are some fire safety tips for seniors. 1. Install Smoke…

By Larry Levine, 9:00 am on April 9, 2021

Caring for an elderly parent gives you the chance to check in on a regular basis and watch for warning signs of potential health concerns. When you visit your loved one, keep an eye out for the following red flags that could indicate an issue with his or her physical,…

By Larry Levine, 9:00 am on March 19, 2021

“Caregiver burnout” can often seem like a misleading phrase. Instead of rapidly blowing up in a blaze of frustration, most family caregivers find they feel more like their motivation to provide care slowly fizzles until they have no flame left to burn. Burnout can happen to anyone, and it’s more…

By Larry Levine, 9:00 am on March 5, 2021

Excellent mental and emotional health could stave off various age-related conditions and enhance your aging loved one’s relationships. When it comes to happiness, remember positive emotions are linked to more than simple possessions. Below are some secrets to happiness for aging adults in the senior years. Celebrate Accomplishments Every victory…

By Larry Levine, 9:00 am on February 19, 2021

Seniors often enjoy the benefits they get after exercising, but they may need some help getting started. You can use the following tips to encourage your senior loved one to follow his or her exercise plan.  Track Progress  The benefits of exercise often take time to appear. If your loved…

By Larry Levine, 9:00 am on February 5, 2021

Statistics indicate that up to 60,000 new cases of Parkinson’s disease are diagnosed each year. Many seniors with Parkinson’s are able to remain at home because family members choose to act as caregivers for their older loved ones. Family caregivers can prepare for what lies ahead by following the guidelines…

By Larry Levine, 9:00 am on January 22, 2021

Burnout is common among caregivers, and they must make a point of taking care of themselves when providing care for an elderly relative. Otherwise, they’re likely to burn out physically, mentally, and emotionally. If you’re caring for an aging loved one, here are a few ways you can practice better…

By Larry Levine, 9:00 am on January 8, 2021

Alzheimer’s disease causes symptoms that can make communication difficult for seniors. However, it’s possible to maintain communication through every stage of Alzheimer’s by using a few simple techniques. Make sure to add the following tips to your care plan so you can encourage your senior loved one to keep communicating….

By Larry Levine, 9:00 am on December 18, 2020

Older adults often have more than one health issue that requires treatment, and many of these are ongoing. Diabetes, high blood pressure, and arthritis are just a few health conditions that often occur simultaneously. While keeping up with several health issues does present a few challenges, you can use these…