Would You Recognize Signs Your Aging Parent Needs More Help?

Changes with aging can come on slowly. One day your elderly parent may seem fine, but then you begin to notice they’re a little more forgetful or unsteady on their feet. It can be difficult for seniors to admit and accept that they need help. They often view it as a loss of independence and … Continue reading Would You Recognize Signs Your Aging Parent Needs More Help?

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How Having A Pet May Boost Heart Health

How Having A Pet May Boost Heart Health

Pets can quickly become a beloved member of the family. For seniors, they can be a wonderful source of companionship, especially if living alone. Having a dog or cat around can provide a greater sense of purpose and responsibility as well. After all, pets cannot entirely care for themselves. Another benefit of having a pet … Continue reading How Having A Pet May Boost Heart Health

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Healthy Aging For Seniors Living With Dementia: Top-3 In Home Care Tips

Healthy Aging for Seniors Living with Dementia: Top-3 In Home Care Tips

Today’s post reviews the National Institute on Aging’s top in home care tips for seniors with dementia, all of which are included as part of Always Best Care Madison’s standard care plans. Connecting Families With Madison Health Care Providers The #1 tip shared by the National Institute on Aging (NIA) is simple: talk with your … Continue reading Healthy Aging For Seniors Living With Dementia: Top-3 In Home Care Tips

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5 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Seniors

5 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Seniors

Another year has come and gone, and a new one has just begun. It’s never too late to make positive changes in your life to boost your health and happiness. New Year’s resolutions often get a bad rap because many people set their sights high and then lose motivation partway through the year. However, setting … Continue reading 5 New Year’s Resolution Ideas for Seniors

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Helping Parents Age At Home: Top-3 Senior Care Tips

Helping Parents Age At Home: Top-3 Senior Care Tips

More than 3 out of 4 Americans age 50 and older want to “age in place,” according to the AARP’s 2018 Home and Community Preferences Survey. And that desire to grow old in the home or community we love increases as we age. The AARP’s United States of Aging Survey indicated that approximately 90% of … Continue reading Helping Parents Age At Home: Top-3 Senior Care Tips

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