By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on September 16, 2020

Researchers around the world have discovered the benefits seniors with dementia can obtain by playing certain games. The focus, concentration, and motor skills exercised during these games reinforce and build new neural pathways. Games also bring memories to the surface while encouraging social interaction between dementia caregivers and the senior…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on August 26, 2020

Maintaining muscle strength can prevent injuries, and it allows seniors to continue living active lifestyles. Though your senior loved one may not be able to exercise vigorously anymore, there are still ways to keep his or her legs strong. Encourage your loved one to use these six methods to continue…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on August 12, 2020

If you have a friend or someone else in your life who’s a family caregiver, it’s safe to assume you have the best of intentions whenever you have a chance to talk. Still, there may be times when your well-intended comments could come off in an entirely unintended way. Avoid…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on July 29, 2020

The flu and pneumonia affect people of all ages, but these illnesses pose an increased risk of serious complications for seniors who have underlying medical conditions. Taking steps to prevent the flu and pneumonia is the simplest way to avoid the potential for dangerous complications. Get Vaccinated Vaccinations protect seniors…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on July 15, 2020

A 2012 study determined one out of five older adults in the United States has some type of mental health condition. Many seniors respond well to personalized treatment for such issues, but some are hesitant to bring up concerns of this nature. Below are eight crucial things about mental health…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on June 24, 2020

Even if they have issues with health, mobility, or cognitive functioning, the majority of seniors today prefer to age in place in the homes they know and love. Fortunately, this is a goal that’s often achievable for many older adults. Here are six specific reasons home-based care is so crucial…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on June 10, 2020

Most people have several favorite meals they go to for breakfast and dinner. However, seniors and their caregivers tend to have difficulty coming up with lunch ideas. These lunch options are great for seniors, and each one offers several health benefits. Chicken Salad Seniors are sometimes unable to eat all…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on May 27, 2020

As adults continue to age, it’s more likely they’ll develop various types of health conditions. However, managing these problems can be difficult for seniors and their caregivers. Take a look at some of the tips you can use as a family caregiver to provide adequate care for a senior loved…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on May 13, 2020

Older adults often experience a number of medical conditions that cause discomfort. They may have arthritis, constipation, muscle strains, urinary tract infections, or autoimmune disorders that cause discomfort. However, seniors living with advanced dementia are often unable to convey personal concerns that may include experiencing pain. The inability to effectively…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on April 15, 2020

The new coronavirus has spread throughout the world at an alarming rate, and many caregivers are wondering what steps they can take to protect their older loved ones. This unique virus is particularly devastating for the elderly because they often have compromised immune systems, and it can result in life-threatening…