Yoga is Ageless – Seniors Welcome!

Not only are seniors welcome to join yoga classes, many studios and community centers around the country offer yoga sessions designed specifically to meet the needs of older individuals. Even if you have arthritis, difficulty moving or are afraid of falling, this is still a recommended exercise for you. No matter what kind of senior … Continue reading Yoga is Ageless – Seniors Welcome!

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Identify the Need for Assistance for Your Aging in Place Loved Ones

You certainly do not want to diminish your parents’ self-esteem but, perhaps, you are concerned about their ability to look after themselves in their own home. They don’t have dementia issues or Alzheimer’s disease, but they are tiring more easily. The daily tasks of housekeeping have become real chores with each of them trying to … Continue reading Identify the Need for Assistance for Your Aging in Place Loved Ones

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The Benefits of Aging in Place

The thought of moving into a nursing home can be somewhat daunting for our elderly loved ones. Today, more than ever, seniors are expressing an intense desire to “age in place” as opposed to leaving the comfortable familiarity of their own homes. They want to maintain control, independence and a suitable level of activity in … Continue reading The Benefits of Aging in Place

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Factors that Influence Senior Sleep Patterns

The professionals at Always Best Care understand that getting a good night’s sleep isn’t always easy. As your body changes, some of your old patterns of behavior will start to interfere with your sleep cycles. Fortunately, adjusting these behaviors can help you get the rest you need.  Thanks to the help of those who work … Continue reading Factors that Influence Senior Sleep Patterns

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Improving Senior Lives with Music

There are many ways to improve the lives of seniors living with Alzheimer’s or dementia. One improvement would be to include music into daily routines. Music has always been able to make us feel better and touch us in emotional ways. Thankfully, scientists have recognized the valuable effect that music has on our emotions. As … Continue reading Improving Senior Lives with Music

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What To Choose: Private Caregiver or Homecare Agency

One of the toughest things that your aging parent may have to face is the thought of giving up the independence of home which they have enjoyed for years. Moving into an assisted home living or nursing home can be very difficult for a parent. To many people it is quite a confusing task whether … Continue reading What To Choose: Private Caregiver or Homecare Agency

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Dogs Are The Best Companions For Seniors

Do you know an elderly loved one or friend who needs a new ‘leash on life’? Depression and loneliness among the elderly are serious problems, but a dog can help seniors laugh and give them satisfaction of being needed by someone else. Adopting a new puppy may be too much for a senior to handle … Continue reading Dogs Are The Best Companions For Seniors

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Things to Keep In Mind before Getting a Companion Animal

Dogs are the perfect companion. Although true for those of any age, it is especially true of seniors who need the unconditional love and happiness a dog can bring into their life. Since an active lifestyle is essential for good health, both the owner and dog benefit to the playtime and outdoor exercise the dog … Continue reading Things to Keep In Mind before Getting a Companion Animal

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Always Best Care Provides Best Alzheimer’s Care in Monroe

Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease that gradually robs a person of their mental abilities. There are around 5.1 million Americans age 60 and above affected by this disease. Once this condition strikes, the patient may start showing signs of mild confusion, decreased cognitive abilities, increasing forgetfulness, personality changes and mood swings. If this happens with … Continue reading Always Best Care Provides Best Alzheimer’s Care in Monroe

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Always Best Care Provides Alzheimer’s Care in Monroe

Alzheimer’s disease is an irreversible, progressive disorder that slowly destroys a person’s ability to process ideas, store or recall memories, and eventually carry out basic tasks. Having a family member that is suffering from this devastating disease can be heartbreaking to watch. If you are working long hours or have multiple responsibilities, you may not … Continue reading Always Best Care Provides Alzheimer’s Care in Monroe

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