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By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on July 28, 2021

Seniors with dementia often manage well in the early stages of the condition. However, they should have proper supervision once they begin to have more difficulty with memory loss and confusion. Ideally, you should begin to seek help with your senior loved one’s care before an accident occurs, and these…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on July 14, 2021

Modern technology is advancing faster than ever before. Most older adults haven’t become familiar with the popular electronic devices used today. However, there are many ways seniors can gain the knowledge and skills necessary to take advantage of technological devices.   Offer the Knowledge You’ve Learned Family members have the chance…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on June 30, 2021

Staying physically active throughout all stages of life is vital for maintaining flexibility, mobility, and balance. Active seniors tend to maintain significantly higher levels of both mental and physical health when compared to elderly individuals who live more sedentary lifestyles. However, not all forms of physical exercise are good for…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on June 16, 2021

When your mother or father experiences changes in physical or mental health that make it difficult to live alone safely, your first thought may be to invite your aging parent into your home to provide the necessary care. Yet, even the most loving and devoted adult children sometimes have difficulty…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on May 26, 2021

A Parkinson’s diagnosis often comes with many questions and fears. Right now, one of your biggest questions is how severe you can anticipate your senior loved one’s symptoms to get. Although everyone is unique, it helps to understand how Parkinson’s typically progresses so you can make the best decisions for…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on May 12, 2021

During the early stages of Alzheimer’s, seniors may sleep more than usual or occasionally wake up disoriented after naps. As the disease progresses, sleep patterns often include waking up at night and compensating for missed sleep during the day, which can be disruptive for caregivers as well. New research into…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on April 28, 2021

A senior care plan lets you, your aging parent, and any other caregivers know exactly what to expect while the plan is in place. The plan should be flexible enough to alter as your loved one’s health changes, and it should also include specific details so everyone knows what to…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on April 14, 2021

Though taking medication is a normal part of many seniors’ lives, there are some times when aging adults might choose to avoid taking their prescriptions. However, no matter the reason, this choice can have adverse health effects. If your senior loved one is refusing to take his or her medication,…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on March 24, 2021

Most people are familiar with estate sales. They’re usually held after people have passed away, and they enable family members to liquidate the remaining assets. Living estate sales, which occur while people are still alive, are becoming an increasingly popular option. Here are a few tips for seniors and their…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on March 10, 2021

After having strokes, many people experience the loss of physical and cognitive function. Although these losses are mostly caused by the neurological effects from the strokes, issues such as extreme fatigue and a deconditioned state may also contribute to loss of function. Here are five at-home activities that may restore…