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2021-09-24

6 Ways To Help Seniors Avoid Isolation and Stay Connected


As we become older, isolation is something that is often brushed under the rug as being ‘just one of those things that happens’. But it doesn’t have to be. So, we came up with a few ways to help seniors stay connected with their loved ones no matter their living situation. The┬ásuggestions on this list…

2021-09-24

Fitness Tips For Seniors With Limited Mobility


Staying active is a vital component to support the overall quality and health of life as you age. Unfortunately, due to many seniors’ challenges, i.e., fear of falling, age-related chronic health issues, or mobility problems, taking that first step in improving your health can be easier said than done. However, you don’t need to have…

2021-08-06

Keeping it Cool: Hot Weather Tips for Seniors


The summer brings warmth and joy for many people, but the high temperatures it also brings can be hazardous for seniors and those at risk for heat-related illness. Seniors and those with chronic medical conditions who have increased difficulty regulating their body temperature are at the most risk from heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Below are…

2021-08-06

Senior Tips: 6 Ways for Keeping A Sharp Mind


The older you get, the more your cognitive power declines. The good thing is, there are many ways in which you can keep your mind sharp as years progress. Through cognitive training, even old patients in the early stages of loss of memory can increase by 40% of their memory test scores. Are you looking…

2021-06-11

The Importance of Advance Directives in End-of-Life Care


As one continues to age, the need to complete advance directives increases. An Advance Health Care Directive is a written, legal document regarding a person’s preferences for medical care in the event they become unable to make medical decisions for themselves. Advance Directives serve as a guide for doctors and caregivers if one becomes seriously…

2021-06-11

5 Activities to Do with a Senior Dad on Father’s Day


Father’s Day is around the corner, and it is time to start thinking of how you can make it memorable for your senior Dad. Whether your senior Dad is aging in place at home or another place of residence, he deserves a special treat and an opportunity to feel honored and celebrated.  Here are a…

2021-05-21

Safety Tips for Seniors Living with Arthritis


It is projected that by 2025, 67 million US adults will be diagnosed with arthritis. Already many people are living with arthritis, and seniors are a significant percentage of them. While arthritis has no cure, it does not mean that seniors have to suffer. The treatments have been improving significantly over the years, and many…

2021-05-21

5 Reasons to Celebrate Nurses


You have interacted with nurses at some point in your life, or you could be one. When we are talking about change and positivity, nurses are at the center of it. Nursing is a combination of intelligence, care, and compassion.  Nurses are a critical part of our society as they devote themselves to the well-being…

2021-03-22

Healthy Eating for Seniors


Eating healthy is a lifelong habit that can easily be neglected with age. Seniors need to pay special attention when it comes to dietary needs. Often, memory issues and the ability to prepare meals tend to get in the way of proper nutrition. To help, caregivers should ensure that meals are planned to meet nutritional…

2021-03-19

The Importance of Medical Social Workers in End of Life Care


Hospice and palliative care are end-of-life treatment options that family members often don’t understand and have difficulty discussing. Medical social workers help fill the need for families by looking at both the medical and emotional sides of the process to provide information and guidance. Hospice vs. Palliative Care Hospice is a comfort care philosophy for…

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