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The Importance of Familiarity in Alzheimer's Care in Anchorage AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on January 25, 2018
The Importance of Familiarity in Alzheimer's Care in Anchorage AK

Seniors with Alzheimer’s disease often crave familiarity. Your senior loved one may feel happy being surrounded by familiar people and items. Familiarity is one of the most important aspects of Alzheimer’s care. Here is a detailed look at familiarity and its significance. Why Is Familiarity …

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5 Ways to Reduce Caregiving-Related Depression in Anchorage AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on January 11, 2018
5 Ways to Reduce Caregiving-Related Depression in Anchorage AK

The role of a caregiver is a difficult one, and the demands of this job can result in feelings of depression. When you start to feel depressed, admitting it is the first step. Afterward, there are many things you can do to boost your emotional …

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Sedentary Lifestyles for Seniors in Anchorage AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on December 28, 2017
Sedentary Lifestyles for Seniors in Anchorage AK

Seniors living sedentary lifestyles may not get the recommended 150 minutes of exercise each week, and they are also likely to sit in one position for several hours. There are many health risks associated with continual inactivity. Here are a few ways older adults can …

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How Power of Attorney is Important in Anchorage AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on December 14, 2017
How Power of Attorney is Important in Anchorage AK

Caregivers are often tasked with making important decisions on behalf of their senior loved ones, ranging from the type of medical treatment they should receive to managing their financial affairs. A power of attorney is a legal document that empowers family caregivers to make these …

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Receiving Caregiving Help From the Rest of the Familyin Anchorage, Alaska
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on November 30, 2017
Receiving Caregiving Help From the Rest of the Familyin Anchorage, Alaska

Every caregiver deserves to be surrounded by a great support system. However, other family members may not understand the daily difficulties of caregiving. Here are 5 ways you can get more caregiving help from your family. 1. Always Stay Polite You should never be afraid …

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How to Recognize Signs of Mild Cognitive Impairment in Anchorage, Alaska
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on November 16, 2017
How to Recognize Signs of Mild Cognitive Impairment in Anchorage, Alaska

Mild cognitive impairment (MCI) can be a difficult condition to diagnose and treat. Most experts agree MCI falls somewhere between normal age-related memory loss and severe disorders such as Alzheimer’s. The intermediate stage of cognitive decline is very elusive, which is why caregivers need to …

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Avoiding Isolation in Elder Adults in Anchorage, AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on October 26, 2017
Avoiding Isolation in Elder Adults in Anchorage, AK

Social isolation is relatively common among older adults, and it can impact several facets of their health. Loneliness and isolation can increase a senior’s risk of diabetes, cognitive decline, depression, heart disease, and a myriad of other health issues. Here are five tips families can …

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Benefits of Hydrotherapy for Elderly Stroke Survivors in Anchorage, Alaska
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on October 12, 2017
Benefits of Hydrotherapy for Elderly Stroke Survivors in Anchorage, Alaska

After a stroke, seniors often have difficulty regaining their mobility and balance. Hydrotherapy is one of the most effective ways for seniors to increase their strength, as it provides a low-impact exercise environment. Learn more about the benefits of hydrotherapy for senior stroke survivors. What …

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Why Socializing is Important for Seniors in Anchorage, AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on September 28, 2017
Why Socializing is Important for Seniors in Anchorage, AK

It’s important that seniors maintain a healthy social life as they age. Socialization has many benefits, from boosting emotional wellbeing to reducing stress. Here are a few reasons seniors should strive to socialize. Boosts Self-Esteem Many seniors experience depression, which can be caused by isolation …

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5 Activities to Engage Elderly with Parkinson's in Anchorage, AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on September 14, 2017
5 Activities to Engage Elderly with Parkinson's in Anchorage, AK

For seniors with Parkinson’s disease, changes in mobility and dexterity can lead to a decreased interest in hobbies. However, it’s important for older adults with Parkinson’s to stay engaged and interested, as it can boost their mental and physical wellbeing. Here are 5 hobbies sure …

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