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By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on May 11, 2022

Elder care should include more than just keeping seniors safe. You may also want to consider heat therapies that offer multiple health benefits for your aging loved one. For instance, sauna bathing has been shown to reduce the risk of dementia. Here are some of the ways this type of…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on April 27, 2022

Though both senior men and women may be susceptible to most health conditions, some disorders are specific to only one gender. One of the unique conditions that only affect women is called polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS). To give you and your elderly loved one a better understanding of PCOS, here…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on April 13, 2022

Reverse mortgages are becoming increasingly popular with aging adults who have equity in their homes. Beyond just providing a means for supplemental income, a reverse mortgage has quite a few benefits your elderly loved one may want to consider.  It Can Make Aging in Place Easier A reverse mortgage doesn’t…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on March 30, 2022

Nearly half of all seniors 75 and older have some type of hearing loss. Depending on the extent of the impairment, hearing loss can severely impact a person’s overall quality of life. Learning how to manage hearing loss can make it easier for seniors to enjoy day-to-day activities while remaining…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on March 16, 2022

Parkinson’s disease involves changes that cause certain parts of the brain to stop producing dopamine. Over time, these changes can lead to symptoms that inhibit the ability to live a normal life. Muscle stiffness, tremors, and confusion are just a few symptoms seniors with Parkinson’s may experience over time. While…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on February 23, 2022

While age spots, also called liver spots, are usually harmless, most people certainly aren’t happy when they begin to develop. Age spots are the result of prolonged sun exposure that causes melanin deposits in the skin, and a dermatologist can recommend a few treatment options to reduce their appearance. If…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on February 9, 2022

After being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, seniors should sit down with their family members to begin the process of legal planning. This will give them the opportunity to state their preferences for treatment while they still have the mental and physical ability to do so. They can also identify their resources…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on January 26, 2022

According to the International Osteoporosis Foundation, nearly 200 million adults live with this pervasive bone disease. While there are a few relatively effective treatments for osteoporosis, seniors must do everything in their power to avoid this disease entirely. Here are a few simple steps older adults can take to strengthen…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on January 12, 2022

Being able to continue living at home is a big advantage for seniors. They’re happier living in their own residences, taking comfort from their familiar surroundings and the homes they’ve spent their lives building. However, as we get older, our agility, reflexes, and eyesight diminish, and even familiar surroundings can…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on December 29, 2021

Everyone has an occasional night when it seems impossible to sleep. However, seniors who have difficulty falling or staying asleep through the night may need help getting the proper amount of rest. Sleep challenges are common in the senior years, but you can use these tips to help your aging…