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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…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on August 25, 2022

Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, affects an estimated 5 million people in the United States. Approximately 50 percent of those with Alzheimer’s are over the age of 85. Learn more about this condition, what to expect, and how to help your senior loved one with these six…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on August 11, 2022

Respite care is a temporary service that benefits seniors and their caregivers. Seniors can remain in comfortable environments while receiving high-quality care based on their individual needs. Here are some of the ways seniors can benefit from receiving respite care. Human Interaction Living alone can put seniors at higher risk…

By Ben Isaac, 8:00 am on July 28, 2022

Many seniors resist home care services because they’re afraid of losing their independence, while others are uncomfortable with the idea of inviting a stranger into their lives. While these are completely valid concerns, there may come a time when your aging loved one needs professional caregiving services. Here are a…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on July 14, 2022

For decades, scientists have attempted to find a cure for dementia, a neurodegenerative disease that’s unusually difficult to treat. Though millions of people around the world are affected by dementia, current treatments only mitigate the symptoms. Here are a few reasons dementia is so difficult to treat. Too Many Causes…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on June 30, 2022

Diet becomes increasingly important with age. If your senior loved one isn’t already focused on including more nutritious foods in his or her diet, it’s never too late to start. Many nutritional experts believe walnuts are one of the healthiest snacks a senior can eat. Here are a few of…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on June 16, 2022

Though fibromyalgia is typically diagnosed by age 45, it’s not uncommon for people in their senior years to develop it. The elderly often experience unique symptoms of fibromyalgia, which can include fatigue, soft tissue swelling, and depression. Though the condition isn’t preventable, there are ways your elderly loved one can…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on May 26, 2022

Good nutrition is an important part of healthy aging. If your senior loved one loses his or her appetite, nutritional deficiencies can quickly develop if he or she fails to eat enough nutrient-dense foods. Here are some reasons your loved one may lose his or her appetite and what you…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on May 12, 2022

As adults get older, they may experience a variety of age-related challenges. However, some changes may signal the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. By recognizing the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease early, you can help your senior loved one boost his or her cognitive health and enjoy a high quality of life….

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on April 28, 2022

In 2011, approximately 43 percent of women diagnosed with breast cancer were over age 65. The risk of developing breast cancer increases with age, but there are a few measures elderly women can take to stave off the condition. Here are a few tips to help your senior loved one…