By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on March 25, 2020

Smoking is something nearly 35 million Americans still do, according to the CDC. If you’re caring for a senior loved one who smokes, take comfort in knowing it’s never too late to quit. Accomplishing this goal can be challenging, even if your loved one is well aware of the many…

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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on March 11, 2020

The need to protect skin tissues increases with age. Taking adequate care of the skin can leave it feeling and looking great and boost physical health. Continue reading to find essential tips that can help the elderly maintain healthy skin. 1. Eat Nutritious Meals & Snacks The foods seniors eat…

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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on February 26, 2020

Staying active helps seniors boost their mental, emotional, and physical wellbeing. By engaging in stimulating activities, they can boost their immune systems, enhance their cognitive health, and control their stress levels. Below are some unique activities for the elderly and the benefits they provide. 1. Going to Food Tastings The…

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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on February 12, 2020

One of the reasons Alzheimer’s is such a devastating disease is because many seniors don’t know exactly what’s taking place. Seniors with Alzheimer’s probably realize they aren’t as sharp as they used to be, but they might not understand a serious health complication is developing. While being diagnosed with Alzheimer’s…

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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on January 29, 2020

Your senior loved one might have always taken good care of him or herself, yet he or she may have suddenly seemed to stop caring. Bad hygiene is a common issue families encounter as their loved ones begin to age. You can help your loved one maintain better hygiene while…

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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on January 15, 2020

If you’re trying to care for a senior loved one while working and raising a family, you might be thinking about hiring a caregiver to help. Having the assistance of a professional caregiver can reduce your stress and free up time you can spend doing other things. The key is…

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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on December 25, 2019

More than one out of every four older individuals falls each year in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also, falling once doubles an older adult’s risk of experiencing another fall, which is why it’s important to take steps to minimize your senior loved…

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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on December 11, 2019

Family caregivers may enjoy helping their senior loved ones, but being a caregiver is also one of the most challenging roles a person can perform. While you may have embraced your role with open arms in the beginning, it’s best to take a realistic look at what you will actually…

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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on November 27, 2019

Issues related to serious chronic conditions like COPD and diabetes and poor hospital-to-home transitions are just some of the factors that could contribute to hospital readmissions for seniors. Regardless of what results in a trip back to the hospital for an older adult, it’s an experience most seniors and their…

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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on November 13, 2019

Because of the unpredictable way symptoms can progress, there’s no standard treatment for Parkinson’s disease (PD). Even so, seniors with this condition often benefit from a combination of therapies. Here are some of the best PD therapies that can help your senior loved one maintain a high quality of life…

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