By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on May 27, 2020

Some people enjoy being active throughout their lives, while others become active to get in shape or lose weight. By engaging in physical activities or regular exercise routines, seniors can boost their overall health. Here are a few ways exercise benefits older adults. Boosts Cognitive Function Aging causes several changes…

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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on May 13, 2020

An estimated 30 percent of seniors experience chronic pain. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, chronic pain results in 15 percent of seniors taking prescription pain medications to reduce their symptoms. Chronic pain affects seniors mentally, emotionally, and physically. Treating this pain can boost quality of life….

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

Parkinson’s can affect sleep patterns, according to the Parkinson’s Foundation. In fact, it’s estimated that approximately 30 percent of people with Parkinson’s experience sleep-related problems. If your senior loved one has Parkinson’s disease and is sleeping too much, here are four specific reasons this could be the case and some…

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

If you’re taking care of an aging loved one, it’s time to come up with a comprehensive plan for handling the new coronavirus. This particular virus appears to be especially dangerous for older adults who have compromised immune systems or any underlying health problems. Here’s a look at just a…

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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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