July 3, 2020

Ways To Manage Caregiver Guilt


Family caregivers carry a lot of weight on their shoulders. After all, they’re responsible for the well-being and care of a loved one. Most of the time, family caregivers are just happy to make it through the day without an overwhelming feeling...

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June 26, 2020

Why Start Long-term Care Planning for Seniors


Seniors often need long-term care when they have a serious, ongoing health condition or disability. The need for long-term care can occur abruptly, such as after a heart attack or stroke. However, commonly it develops progressively, as seniors...

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June 19, 2020

The Importance of Nutrition As We Age


After age fifty, there are many metabolic and physiologic changes impacting the nutritional needs of an individual. A change in the appetite is normal because the metabolism slows as does the activity level. Meaning our bodies require fewer...

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June 12, 2020

Spotting the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

'We all lose our keys or forget an appointment as we get older. These all can be normal signs of the aging process, but there are certain behaviors that may be the can indicate early signs of Alzheimer’s, especially if they begin to disrupt daily...

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May 29, 2020

Benefits of Pet Therapy


Animals provide a sense of calm, comfort, or safety and redirect attention away from stressful situations and toward pleasure. Animal-assisted therapy patients report developing a bond with an animal helps in developing a strong sense of...

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May 9, 2020

Benefits of Meditation For Seniors


There are so many factors that can stress us out in our day-to-day life. As we age, we are met with new stresses. While retirement should be a time filled with exciting adventures and well-deserved relaxation, many older adults experience an...

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May 8, 2020

How Important is Gratitude in Senior Life?

Gratitude can seem so simple when our lives are on track, but difficult when things are not going well. However, studies have shown over and over again that maintaining a foundation of gratitude is one of the key ingredients to a long, healthy,...

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April 17, 2020

5 Tips For Senior Self Care


Changes that may occur in golden years of life can serve as stressors. Even positive changes involving family, friends, living situation, transportation, or health can be challenging to the mind and body. Luckily, there are many ways to...

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April 10, 2020

Benefits of Assisted Living Facilities



Assisted living facilities have gotten a bad reputation. Fortunately, government regulations, advances in technology, and a reinforced commitment to community members and their families, have considerably advanced safety standards and quality...

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