Fun Activities for Seniors at Home This Fall Season

Fun Activities for Seniors at Home This Fall Season

With the heat that summertime brings, the fall season is always fresh and welcomed change. And, it brings the joy of two holidays, both Halloween and Thanksgiving. So, to take advantage of the perfect weather and some of the best holidays of the year, many people take part in a number of fall activities for […]

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Improve Home Lighting to Increase Elderly Safety

Improve Home Lighting to Increase Elderly Safety

Many seniors will wish to stay home while they age, and that’s made possible by the help of an in-home caregiver service. Making the decision to stay in the comfort of home while aging is a decision that is great for the entire family. However, even though a caregiver may provide ease of mind and […]

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Dealing with Insomnia Problems as a Senior

Dealing with Insomnia Problems as a Senior

As humans get older, it may be more of a challenge to accomplish everyday activities. Even sleeping can become a dreaded chore for those whose mind or body won’t allow them to get the sleep they need. When sleep is disturbed as aging continues, the body is not getting the necessary rest to restore energy […]

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Losing a Loved One and How to Cope

Losing a Loved One and How to Cope

Losing a loved one is one of the most difficult things that anyone can experience. It is especially difficult when the person who passed doubled as your caretaker, such as a spouse or a sibling. Coping with the loss is a deeply personal experience that is different for each individual. Still, there are some basic […]

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The Importance of Protein in Senior Diets

The Importance of Protein in Senior Diets

It’s no secret that as we age, our bodies start to change. One of these changes is the loss of muscle mass because of changes in protein digestion. The importance of protein diets for seniors is a topic more individuals should be concerned with. According to publication by the U.S. National Library of Medicine National […]

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Helping Seniors Find and Choose the Best Cell Phone Service

Helping Seniors Find and Choose the Best Cell Phone Service

As of today’s world, you won’t find many individuals without a cell phone. Long gone are the days of pagers and telephone booths. Now, everyone carries around a way to communicate in their pocket. But, for the elderly generations, hopping on this new age of cellular devices may not only seem challenging, but daunting. Helping […]

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Ways to Make Moving Away Easier for Your Senior Parent

Ways to Make Moving Away Easier for Your Senior Parent

Moving is always a hassle, but it’s especially challenging when you’re moving a senior loved one to a new home. There are many scenarios that might prompt the need to move a senior parent to a new home, so it’s your job as the adult children to make sure the move is as smooth as […]

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Depression and the Elderly: Risk, Symptoms, and Options

Depression and the Elderly: Risk, Symptoms, and Options

We want to make sure that our aging loved ones are doing so happily. But, depression and the elderly are a pair seen all too often. Aging doesn’t have to bring about depression. In fact, there are a few things that families of aging individuals can do to prevent developed depression. Depression and the elderly […]

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Seniors and National Immunization Awareness Month

Seniors and National Immunization Awareness Month

The month of August has been declared by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as National Immunization Awareness Month. With the growing myth and belief that immunes are responsible for autism, U.S. citizens are starting to choose not to immunize their loved ones to prevent harmful and contagious diseases. In fact, last year […]

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Warning Signs and Prevention of Elder Abuse

Warning Signs and Prevention of Elder Abuse

Elder abuse is defined multiple ways. The U.S. Administration on Aging labels elder abuse as ‘any knowing, intentional, or negligent act by a caregiver or any other person that causes harm or a serious risk of harm to a vulnerable adult.’ Unfortunately, this is something that happens every day. The possibility of elder abuse happening […]

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