Healthy Aging Strategies

While we can’t stop growing old, we can work to minimize age-related declines in health. Eating right, exercising, and staying intellectually active can help us enjoy good health and mental condition well into old age. Senior care professionals can work with seniors develop plans for healthy living as part of their in-home care treatment. One … Continue reading Healthy Aging Strategies

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Seniors & Volunteering

Many seniors struggle with moving away from homes where they have spent decades. However, getting involved in their community can help seniors feel more connected. Senior care professionals can help by providing outlets for their seniors to get active. There are a variety of volunteer activities seniors can do, including: Political campaigning – Seniors are … Continue reading Seniors & Volunteering

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Wearable Technology Makes Staying Home an Option for More Seniors

Staying at home or entering a residential care facility is a big decision for seniors. For many, residential care is a must, as they are unable to meet their own self-care needs. Technology is making staying at home an option for more seniors, as wearable technology is making it easier for home care workers to … Continue reading Wearable Technology Makes Staying Home an Option for More Seniors

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Caring for Seniors with Special Needs

Seniors with special needs are often an overlooked segment of the population. When it comes to providing senior care in a home care setting, non-medical home care providers need to be aware of seniors’ special needs and to develop individualized care for their needs. Seniors with disabilities make up about 72 percent of the population … Continue reading Caring for Seniors with Special Needs

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Breast Cancer & Seniors

Breast cancer mortality risk increases with age, according to recent findings published in the Journal of the American Medical Association. Senior care providers should be aware of the threat posed by breast cancer, and encourage their seniors to have regular screenings and seek treatment if necessary. According to research, seniors who are diagnosed with hormone … Continue reading Breast Cancer & Seniors

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