The Benefit of Electronics for Seniors

  In today’s day and age, it seems like almost everyone has some type of electronic device, whether it is an iPod, iPad, Kindle or computer. If you have a senior relative that has not jumped on the bandwagon, it might be time to convince them to get one and help get them started with … Continue reading The Benefit of Electronics for Seniors

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The Benefits of Exercise

Exercise is important for everyone, at any age. For those that want to slow down the aging process, it can be even more beneficial. In addition to creating stronger muscles and greater endurance, exercise has a variety of benefits on other parts of the body and even mental well being. When you are a caregiver … Continue reading The Benefits of Exercise

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The Importance of Summer Hydration

Staying hydrated is always key to optimal health, but it becomes even more important during the hot summer months. In order for a senior’s body to continue to function properly including keeping up a strong immune system and a proper balance of electrolytes, hydration is essential. If you are a caregiver for a senior relative, … Continue reading The Importance of Summer Hydration

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Keeping a Senior’s Home Comfortable in the Summer

Summer will be upon us before we know it which means it is time to perform summer maintenance on your home as well as your senior relative’s home. Your senior’s comfort and health are very important, especially during times of extreme temperatures. If you are your relative’s caregiver or he or she has a professional … Continue reading Keeping a Senior’s Home Comfortable in the Summer

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The Importance of Relationships for a Family Caregiver

As a caregiver for a senior relative, it is possible that there are many demands put upon you. Even if you do not complain or feel as if you are fatigued, it is important to recognize the need to take care of yourself. Aside from standard care including physical and emotional care, you need to … Continue reading The Importance of Relationships for a Family Caregiver

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