Combatting Loneliness: Staying Connected While Apart

Combatting Loneliness: Staying Connected While Apart

As the coronavirus pandemic continues, many seniors have found themselves self-isolating for several weeks. Older adults, especially those with underlying health conditions, are at greater risk when it comes to the disease, so safe distancing and staying home are key for safety. However, with little contact from others, seniors can quickly find themselves feeling depressed … Continue reading Combatting Loneliness: Staying Connected While Apart

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Improving Communication With Loved Ones With Alzheimer’s Disease

Improving Communication With Loved Ones With Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for a loved one with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease can be challenging. Sometimes they are alert and oriented, and other times they are confused and irritable. And some days they may be somewhere in between. But they are family, and you love them in good times and bad. Alzheimer’s can make communicating more difficult … Continue reading Improving Communication With Loved Ones With Alzheimer’s Disease

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Unlocking The Benefits Of The ‘Mediterranean Diet’ With Always Best Senior Services

Unlocking The Benefits Of The ‘Mediterranean Diet’ With Always Best Senior Services

Today’s post reviews literature on the benefits of the Mediterranean Diet, then explains how to implement this healthy eating plan with Always Best senior services. “The traditional Mediterranean diet is a plant-based diet rich in fruit and vegetables, whole grains, legumes, and moderate in fish and nuts, as well as alcohol that tends to be … Continue reading Unlocking The Benefits Of The ‘Mediterranean Diet’ With Always Best Senior Services

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Optimizing Smoking Cessation Strategies With Senior Care

Optimizing Smoking Cessation Strategies With Senior Care

Today’s post reviews some of the geriatric literature on the benefits of quitting smoking, then explains how our senior care team can optimize any cessation plans in Denton, Southlake, and the surrounding areas.   Improved well-being, including higher quality of life and improved health status (p. 649) Reduced risk of the following cancers: lung, larynx, … Continue reading Optimizing Smoking Cessation Strategies With Senior Care

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What You Need To Know About Osteoporosis

What You Need To Know About Osteoporosis

May is National Osteoporosis Month and a great time for seniors to take a closer look at their own bone health. Osteoporosis can happen at any age, but it is more common in seniors. As you age, your body has trouble keeping up and building new bone to replace the deterioration of old bone. This … Continue reading What You Need To Know About Osteoporosis

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Boosting Quality Of Life With Low Vision

Boosting Quality Of Life With Low Vision

It is not uncommon to experience vision changes throughout your life. Many people find that as they age, the need glasses or contact lenses to help see clearly, and their prescription changes every few years. However, some people have low vision that is unable to be corrected with a pair of glasses. Causes of low … Continue reading Boosting Quality Of Life With Low Vision

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Optimizing Elderly Exercise Outcomes With Senior Care Services

Optimizing Elderly Exercise Outcomes With Senior Care Services

We all know elderly exercise is important, but getting mom or dad moving is easier said than done. Today’s post explains how our senior care services can optimize your loved one’s exercise outcomes. Senior Care Services Offer Endless Motivation For Elderly Exercise Sometimes the hardest part about working out is getting started. If inertia is … Continue reading Optimizing Elderly Exercise Outcomes With Senior Care Services

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North, Texas Senior Caregivers Doing Their Part In The Fight Against Dementia

North, Texas Senior Caregivers Doing Their Part In The Fight Against Dementia

Today’s post looks beyond the obvious benefits of 24/7 dementia care to explain how senior caregivers in North Texas are doing their part in the fight against Alzheimer’s and dementia. Senior Caregivers Can Save You Money On Dementia Care In Texas, approximately 1.4 million unpaid caregivers provided care to Texans with Alzheimer’s disease in 2018, … Continue reading North, Texas Senior Caregivers Doing Their Part In The Fight Against Dementia

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Making Tough Conversations With Aging Parents Easier

Making Tough Conversations With Aging Parents Easier

Taking care of your aging parents can be challenging. For so many years, they took care of you and protected you, and now the tables are turned, and you’re doing the same for them. But it can be hard to ask them to give up their car keys, change their financial habits, move into assisted … Continue reading Making Tough Conversations With Aging Parents Easier

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Simple Changes To Help Reduce Springtime Allergies

Simple Changes To Help Reduce Springtime Allergies

As the weather warms up, allergen levels rise. Everything from tree pollen to weeds to mold can make eyes start itching and noses start running. Plus, there is the coughing, sneezing, and sinus congestion. Allergy season can be miserable without the right strategies in place. Start preparing now to help keep symptoms at bay. Replace … Continue reading Simple Changes To Help Reduce Springtime Allergies

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