By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on September 16, 2019
Seniors with Parkinson’s disease often experience rigid muscles and tremors that may result in loss of muscle coordination and balance. These issues make it difficult to move and may cause a fall or injury. The following coordination exercises can boost muscle coordination and balance. 1. Walking Walking is a simple…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on September 2, 2019
If you need a break from your caregiving responsibilities, consider respite care for your senior parent. While respite care provides benefits for family caregivers, it’s also beneficial for seniors. Here are some of the top benefits of respite care your parent can enjoy and appreciate. Reduced Risk of Social Isolation…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on August 19, 2019
Poor eating habits can slow down stroke recovery and increase the odds of another stroke. Therefore, seniors need to add healthy foods to their diets that boost their heart and brain function. Continue reading to find some proper food choices for your aging loved one and discover the benefits each…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on August 5, 2019
Alzheimer’s doesn’t occur as a result of the normal aging process. However, the chances of developing the disease increase as adults become older. People can’t help getting older, but there are a number of causes and risk factors associated with Alzheimer’s that seniors have the ability to manage, and family…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on July 15, 2019
Memory loss is the most common dementia symptom. However, behavioral challenges are just as typical. The angry outbursts and physical dangers associated with combative behavior can be stressful on family caregivers and difficult for them to handle. Learn how you should approach these situations to calm your senior loved one…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on July 1, 2019
Parkinson’s disease can develop when seniors are in their 50s or 60s and inhibit many of their abilities, such as walking, talking, and eating. There’s no cure for Parkinson’s, and it progresses over time. However, there are lifestyle choices that can slow the progression and boost quality of life. Here…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on June 17, 2019
When most people think about Parkinson’s disease, they think about the physical symptoms, such as muscle stiffness and weakness in the limbs. However, the disease also causes cognitive symptoms that affect thinking and reasoning abilities. In the later stages of the disease, many older adults develop dementia. You can offset…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on June 3, 2019
One of the first symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease is memory loss. As the disease progresses, various areas of the brain will be affected, impacting daily life. Here are the most common types of memory Alzheimer’s disease affects. Short-Term Memory The information your senior loved one was exposed to a…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on May 20, 2019
To live a long, healthy life, seniors need to adopt a number of habits, including remaining physically active. Even seniors who have been living sedentary lifestyles can still benefit by making the effort to become fit. For seniors embarking on a physical fitness journey, there are several tips that might…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on May 6, 2019
Aspirin is thought to play an important role in the prevention of heart attack and stroke. In fact, many physicians recommend seniors take a daily low-dose aspirin to reduce their risk for cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease. A physician will determine whether your aging loved one should take a daily aspirin…