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By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on September 14, 2022

Many seniors today are fortunate enough to enjoy living independently well into their golden years. However, older adults eventually reach the point where they need help around the house. While this can sometimes happen quickly due to an accident, you may also find your senior loved one experiences gradual changes…

By Rob Buck, 8:00 am on August 25, 2022

One of the biggest overall risk factors for whether seniors return to the hospital soon after they leave is simply the health condition that caused the first hospitalization. Some diagnoses have a higher risk of relapse, especially if the senior is neglected or doesn’t follow the doctor’s instructions after leaving…

By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on August 11, 2022

When creating care plans for senior loved ones, many families focus on things like medication, food, and doctor’s visits. However, respite care is just as important to schedule. This essential caregiving element involves hiring a professional caregiver to come in every now and then to give the main caregiver a…

By Rob Buck, 8:00 am on July 28, 2022

Caregivers spend much of their time and energy caring for others, and they rarely receive the appreciation or recognition they deserve. You can shower your aging loved one’s caregiver with praise, kind gestures, and gifts that show how much your family values his or her hard work and dedication. Here…

By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on July 14, 2022

Approximately 500,000 people in the United States and nearly 10 million individuals all around the globe live with Parkinson’s disease. Researchers at the University of Southern California learned that regular exercise stimulates the release of dopamine, which can reduce Parkinson’s symptoms. However, research conducted in 2011 revealed a specific form…

By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on June 30, 2022

Many of the issues your elderly loved one’s parents faced aren’t the paramount concerns for seniors today. Because the world is constantly changing, it’s important for seniors to do their best to keep up with the issues they may face so they can live happier and healthier lives. Here are…

By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on June 16, 2022

Dysphagia, or difficulty swallowing, often affects seniors who have developed certain health conditions. To minimize the risk of choking, it’s important to understand the underlying reason for your senior loved one’s swallowing problem so protective measures can be implemented. Here are a few of the most common swallowing issues older adults…

By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on May 26, 2022

All seniors have different experiences with Alzheimer’s disease, but everyone with this condition will eventually reach a stage where they have behavior-related problems. When this happens, it can become difficult to provide care for an aging loved one with Alzheimer’s if you’re not fully prepared. However, there are some facts…

By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on May 12, 2022

With a few basic ideas, creating healthy vegetarian dishes for your senior loved one can be an easy task. These simple, delicious meals can be customized with your choice of vegetables, spices, herbs, or other ingredients.  1. Lentil Curry Lentils are high in protein and fiber. To make a simple…

By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on April 28, 2022

Honey has been touted as a superfood for centuries, and modern science now backs up this view. Research indicates honey may be especially beneficial for people over 65. Here are a few ways honey can increase a senior’s health. Stimulates Memory Researchers at the University of Waikato in New Zealand…