By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on September 21, 2020
  The aging process contributes to some big changes in the sleep cycle, and many elderly people experience some level of insomnia. The culprit is most often a combination of decreased melatonin and a lack of daily exercise. Incorporating basic exercises into your senior loved one’s routine can increase his…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on September 7, 2020
With age, your senior loved one may face limited dexterity and difficulty with mobility. However, there are a few hobbies he or she can pursue to enjoy an active and healthy lifestyle.  1. Windowsill Gardening Gardening is an excellent hobby, but seniors with limited mobility might find it difficult to…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on August 17, 2020
A strong memory depends on the health and vitality of a senior’s brain. Adopting healthy lifestyle choices can help aging adults keep their brains healthy and functioning normally. Here are some of the most important factors for maintaining brain health in the senior years.  1. Healthy Foods A diet full…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on August 3, 2020
Older adults need seven to nine hours of nightly sleep. However, as seniors age, they often experience changes in sleep patterns. For instance, they may have difficulty falling or staying asleep. Statistics indicate more than 40 percent of seniors experience insomnia for various reasons. Different types of challenges deprive seniors…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on July 20, 2020
Approximately 4 in 10 caregivers experience burnout, according to a 2018 study by a leading insurance provider. While providing care for an older loved one can certainly be rewarding, it can also be time-consuming and demanding at times. Luckily, there are some ways you can create a self-care schedule that…
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…