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Depression is not a normal part of aging, though it does affect millions of seniors. It is a mental health disorder, but one that can be effectively treated and managed. Left untreated, depression can make it more difficult for the elderly to recover from illness or injury and impact their quality of life. It can … Continue reading Fighting Back Against Depression in Seniors→
When many people picture retirement, they imagine relaxing, traveling, visiting with grandchildren, and basically having free time to spend as they wish. But the reality is that this isn’t always the case. Many seniors face financial challenges as they age, and this can put a damper on what they imagined retirement to be like. Being … Continue reading Money Trouble: Common Financial Issues for Seniors→
When a loved one has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, they often require a higher level of care and attention. Dementia is a progressive disease, meaning their memory and focus will continue to deteriorate over time. Family members often take on a great deal of responsibility in keeping their loved one safe and content. This can … Continue reading Caring for A Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia→
Many seniors value their independence and choose to age in place for as long as possible before shifting to assisted living or a nursing home. As long as there are no major health and safety concerns, this isn’t usually an issue. If there are areas where they need additional support, an in-home caregiver in Vacaville … Continue reading Is Your Senior’s Home Safe for Aging in Place?→
Incorporating More Fruits & Vegetables into Your Diet
Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet is a key part of good health, especially for seniors. Replacing processed foods with fresh options ensures that you’re receiving more vitamins, minerals, and nutrients....