By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on July 6, 2020
Dementia is a broad term for a wide range of conditions that can affect everything from memory, perception, and coordination to mobility and muscle strength over time. Because of the many ways dementia-related conditions can affect quality of life for seniors, it’s important for caregivers to be mindful of home…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on June 15, 2020
Stroke recovery tends to begin in the hospital and continue at home. The majority of stroke survivors get better over a period of months and even years, which means they’ll have already been discharged by the time they see full recovery. These seven home remedies can increase your senior loved…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on June 1, 2020
Getting older isn’t always easy. Seniors face new challenges in the golden years that can have an impact on their emotional wellbeing. Meeting your senior loved one’s emotional needs is easier when you pay attention to how he or she is feeling and make changes that can help him or…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on May 18, 2020
For seniors, injuries are often more severe than what they might have experienced when they were younger. Older adults are also more likely to be injured due to new health issues, such as weakened bones and thinner skin. When seniors experience major injuries, they typically need people to provide attentive…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on May 4, 2020
Seniors often face certain challenges and obstacles as they age. Some older adults also have more unique concerns specific to their own life situations. Regardless of what things are worrying the older loved one in your life, it’s important to find out what these concerns are so they can be…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on April 20, 2020
After years of trying to maintain a healthy weight, it can feel strange to suddenly be worried about losing too many pounds. Weight loss in seniors can have many causes, and it’s important to be concerned if your aging loved one loses around four to five percent of his or…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on April 6, 2020
There are many unknowns associated with coronavirus that probably won’t be fully understood for a while. However, one thing that’s certain is how risky it can be for older adults because of age-related immune system vulnerabilities. On a positive note, there are some things you can do about coronavirus if…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on March 16, 2020
Regular visits to the doctor could boost your aging loved one’s health and lower the risk of various age-related conditions. For a better outcome, you should create a checklist and include essential information. Below you’ll find tips to help you prepare for your loved one’s doctor appointment. Have Transportation in…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on March 2, 2020
Alzheimer’s Disease International reports as many as 50 million people worldwide could be currently living with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), the most common form of dementia. Cognitive impairments of this nature often affect older adults, and family caregivers can be impacted as well. If you’re providing care for a senior loved…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on February 17, 2020
Even with proper planning, many seniors experience financial challenges, and they must develop strategies to prevent economic-related stress. Take a look at some of the financial problems seniors face and tips they can use to address each issue. 1. Overpriced Medication Medication can be a financial challenge for older adults,…