Independence Among Seniors

Nothing beats the comforts of home, so it is not surprising that an AARP survey revealed that approximately 90% of American seniors wish to stay in their own home for as long as possible. Aging in place offers a wealth of benefits, such as: Familiarity: Seniors are intimately familiar with the layout and organization of … Continue reading Independence Among Seniors

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Maintaining Bone Health While Aging

Osteoporosis is a common problem that many seniors face as bones become less dense with aging. This can make bones more susceptible to fracture or breaks and slower to heal afterward. However, there are many ways that aging adults can fight back against osteoporosis by making simple changes in their diet and lifestyle. Eat a … Continue reading Maintaining Bone Health While Aging

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Benefits of In-Home Care for Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease can be stressful, especially as the disease progresses. It can be tough to manage their changing needs along with balancing your own personal, family, and professional commitments. Getting your loved one in-home care can ease some of the stress and allow them to live a higher quality … Continue reading Benefits of In-Home Care for Seniors with Alzheimer’s Disease

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Improving Long-Distance Caregiving

It is not always possible to live close to an aging parent, especially if they want to age in place. If you have moved away, and they are adamant about staying in their own home rather than moving to a nearby assisted living community, nursing home, or in with you, it can require some strategic … Continue reading Improving Long-Distance Caregiving

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Tips for Dealing with Anger and Aggression Related to Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s disease can be a very frustrating condition to watch a loved one experience. There is currently no cure or prevention method. While your aging parent may have some very good days, they may also have times where they are more confused or agitated than usual. This can be tough not only on them, but … Continue reading Tips for Dealing with Anger and Aggression Related to Alzheimer’s

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