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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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on October 16, 2019

Regularly reading books can help someone with dementia reduce stress while also receiving enjoyable mental stimulation and increasing awareness. Some books even bring back memories or start meaningful conversations. If you’re having a difficult time finding appropriate books for a senior loved one with dementia, here are six suggestions. 1….

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

After having a stroke, a senior doesn’t have to give up on returning to independence. Depending on the type of stroke, seniors can strengthen both cognitive and motor skills by doing some simple tasks. Many of these tasks can be performed independently with a few items found around the house…

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

Many people believe avoiding alcoholic beverages is one way to keep the brain healthy. It was once believed that alcohol permanently damaged neurons and led to dementia. However, through ongoing investigations, researchers report there are pros and cons to drinking wine. Vascular Health Grapes contain an antioxidant known as resveratrol,…

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By Nikhil Mehta, 9:00 am on August 28, 2019

  Dementia symptoms tend to come and go throughout the day. Restlessness, aggression, and extreme confusion are all potential behaviors your senior loved one may exhibit when tired or bored. While it isn’t always easy, your loved one relies on you to soothe him or her in times of distress….

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