Core Strengthening Tips for Senior Citizens

Has your elderly loved one been working out at all? They don’t need a gym membership or an intense workout program. However, it might help to share the benefits of a core-strengthening workout with your elderly loved one. Research shows that as people get older they lose muscle, especially in their core. When this happens,…

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Why Do Senior Citizens Have Trouble Waking Up?

Many senior citizens have trouble waking up in the morning. They may feel fatigued, exhausted, or even in pain upon waking up. Why are so many elderly people struggling with getting up out of bed and starting their day? As a family caregiver, this may be something that you want to find out in order…

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Are Your Parents Taking Care of Their Teeth Correctly?

During National Dental Hygiene Month, it’s a good time to address proper oral care with your mom and dad. It’s especially important when you consider that 96% of adults over the age of 64 have at least one cavity. And 68% of older adults already have gum disease. Poor oral care can impact your parents’…

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Learn About the Emotional Toll Caregiving Can Have on You

Have you been feeling down lately? Does this especially happen after you get home from caring for your elderly loved one or maybe even while you are at their house taking care of them? The emotional toll of caregiving is a real thing. Maybe, you aren’t sure whether your caregiving tasks are the direct cause…

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What Is Becoming More Difficult for Your Senior?

When you first start looking at ways to make life easier for your senior, you need to assess where she’s facing challenges. That lets you know where you have to start and what might be the best path forward to support her goals. Running Errands and Planning Outings There was probably a time when your…

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Best Lotions For Seniors With Rosacea

Rosacea is a skin condition that typically affects middle-aged women who have fair or light skin. It can also affect many seniors and can be identified by the red rash with small pus-filled bumps along the skin. You may see it on a senior’s cheeks or other areas of the face, and no one knows…

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What to Do When Your Senior Has Memory Problems

As we get older, we may need help with our daily activities. One of the most common things that people need help with is memory. While it is important to make sure that you have a plan to help your senior when they need it. The key to providing the right kind of help is…

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A Care Plan Needs to Consider the Present and Future

As your dad ages, you notice little things that have you concerned. He’s less steady on his feet. Maybe, he doesn’t drive anymore. Or, he hates cooking and relies on takeout meals and frozen dinners. As he ages, it’s time to talk about the need for a care plan. Even if he’s still independent and…

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Learn How Home Care Helps Your Mom Remain Independent

Your mom’s goal is to age at home, but you’re not sure how to make that happen. Have you ever looked into the benefits of home care? Home care provides many services that help your mom remain independent. Take a closer look at them. Transportation Services Ensure She Comes and Goes as She Wants Your…

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Best Ways for an Elderly Person to Challenge Themselves

Ongoing challenges in someone’s life can be stressful. However, when a person purposefully challenges themselves it can be a good thing. Research shows that regular challenges can help to improve brain functions, memory, happiness, and much more in a senior citizen’s life. As a family caregiver, read more here today about the best ways for…

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