29 06, 2022

How to Help Homebound Seniors Stay Active

By |2022-06-29T14:33:12-07:00June 29th, 2022|

Tips for Helping Homebound Seniors Stay Active Seniors who are homebound face extra challenges. Loneliness, lack of physical activity, and more can become problems. Help seniors stay active. Being homebound as a senior can increase risk of loneliness, stress, lack of physical activity, and more. It’s important for seniors’ health to stay active [...]

31 05, 2022

Alzheimer’s or Dementia

By |2022-05-31T10:49:51-07:00May 31st, 2022|

Alzheimer’s and dementia are often confused and used interchangeably, but they are different. Dementia is an umbrella term that refers to a list of different symptoms, one of those being brain and memory function. There are diseases other than Alzheimer’s which can cause dementia. When an individual is diagnosed with dementia, they are being [...]

29 04, 2022

Exercises that are Safe for Seniors

By |2022-04-29T15:57:59-07:00April 29th, 2022|

Easy Ways for Seniors to Exercise Only about 28%-34% of people aged 65-74 are physically active. Exercise is essential for good health, but it can be risky if not performed properly. Use these exercises to encourage seniors to stay healthy. Without physical activity, seniors are at greater risk of health problems like heart disease. [...]

29 03, 2022

Protect Seniors’ Dental Health

By |2022-03-29T14:20:50-07:00March 29th, 2022|

APRIL IS ORAL CANCER AWARENESS MONTH Dental care is about more than cosmetics. Dental health affects overall health.  As a result, it’s important for seniors to take care of their oral health. Oftentimes seniors think that dental care is no longer necessary, especially if they are using dentures. However, dental health is important to [...]

28 02, 2022

Helping Seniors Create an Emergency Contact Plan

By |2022-02-28T11:03:52-07:00February 28th, 2022|

In case of an emergency, especially an evacuation, it’s essential for seniors and their loved ones to have a communication plan. According to FEMA, the most common reasons for evacuation are fires and floods. It’s important for seniors to know who to contact in case of disaster. A senior’s loved ones need to [...]

31 01, 2022

Heart Health for Seniors

By |2022-01-31T13:25:09-07:00January 31st, 2022|

Protect Senior Heart Health During American Heart Month Since heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States, especially among seniors, it is important for caregivers to know the facts. 17.3 million deaths each year are caused by heart disease. Seniors are especially prone to cardiovascular complications. Learn about heart health [...]

30 12, 2021

5 New Year’s Resolutions for the Caregiver

By |2021-12-30T13:08:50-07:00December 30th, 2021|

Before the ball drops in Times Square, promise yourself this year will be the year you become your own best caregiver. Resolve to do what thousands of others need to do – make time for yourself, because in so doing, you make your time with others better and more valuable.  Here are some ideas to [...]

30 11, 2021

Tips for a Safe & Happy Holiday Season for Seniors

By |2021-11-30T12:40:11-07:00November 30th, 2021|

Support Senior Safety and Happiness During the Holiday Season The holiday season tends to carry changes in routine, decor, diet, and more. For seniors, these shifts can hinder safety and make the season stressful. Use these tips to ensure seniors have a happy, healthy holiday. Mental and Emotional Health Tips Although holidays [...]

28 09, 2021

October is Healthy Lung Month

By |2021-09-30T11:50:48-07:00September 28th, 2021|

October is Healthy Lung Month, a good time to pay attention to those symptoms that could be the first signs of lung disease, including COPD, asthma, emphysema and lung cancer. Knowing the early warning signs can help you receive treatment before the disease becomes serious or even life threatening. If you experience any of the [...]

29 08, 2021

Pain Awareness For Seniors

By |2021-08-30T15:59:01-07:00August 29th, 2021|

With September being Pain Awareness Month, now is a good time to discuss a problem that affects an estimated 100 million Americans – more than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Pain is associated with a wide range of injury and disease, and is sometimes the disease itself. Some conditions may have pain and associated [...]

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