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By Ben Isaac, 8:00 am on January 26, 2023

Modern-day technology has permeated nearly every part of our lives, and it’s often impossible to perform simple tasks, such as filling out a job application or keeping in touch with friends, without using the internet. Adapting to this can be a confusing and frustrating prospect for seniors who weren’t raised…

By Ben Isaac, 8:00 am on January 12, 2023

In the aftermath of a stroke, a senior may experience a variety of physical and cognitive health challenges that make daily activities difficult. As a result, seniors who have had strokes often experience low self-esteem or feelings of embarrassment. If your elderly loved one is a stroke survivor, read on…

By Ben Isaac, 8:00 am on December 29, 2022

Good nutrition is vital for every age group, but seniors in particular need to pay special attention to their nutritional needs. The right dietary choices can boost a senior’s health and prevent a host of serious conditions, and eating more whole grains is a great place to start. Here are…

By Ben Isaac, 8:00 am on December 15, 2022

When seniors have maintained unhealthy habits for many years, caregivers may have a difficult time convincing them to start down a healthier path. However, there are a few things families can do to encourage their aging loved ones to start making choices with their health in mind.  Start with Education…

By Ben Isaac, 8:00 am on November 24, 2022

Planning for retirement is something all seniors need to do. During the retirement years, seniors typically have less income but the same expenses. In fact, the expenses may increase due to age-related health issues. However, there are changes seniors can make to their lifestyles to help them budget during retirement. …

By Ben Isaac, 8:00 am on November 10, 2022

The MIND diet isn’t going to cure Alzheimer’s, but it can mitigate some of the most common symptoms of this debilitating disease. Dr. Martha Morris is the nutritional epidemiologist who created the MIND diet, and she has helped many seniors with Alzheimer’s over the last few years. This diet emphasizes…

By Ben Isaac, 8:00 am on October 27, 2022

Pet therapy is a rapidly growing field of study that refers to any form of animal-based therapy used to help people feel better, be it physically, mentally, or emotionally. Pet therapy can be very beneficial for people in every stage of life, but its advantages have proven especially useful for…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on October 13, 2022

Clinical depression in seniors is very common and affects up to 10 percent of seniors living in nursing homes. While senior stroke survivors face numerous physical challenges, they may also experience some emotional drawbacks. Recent studies show that strokes may actually cause depression among seniors. Depression after Strokes Around 40…

By Ben Isaac, 8:00 am on September 29, 2022

The decision to seek in-home care for your senior loved one shouldn’t be made lightly. Now that you know professional assistance is needed, make sure your loved one only spends time with the best caregivers possible. You can use the following questions to help you assess whether an in-home care…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on September 15, 2022

Seniors often prefer to age in the comfort of home, where they can be in familiar surroundings and have space for all their possessions. Though aging in place might seem relaxing, the average home can be full of hazards for seniors. Follow these tips to make home a safer place…