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By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on July 14, 2021

Dementia is a progressive disease, which means the loss of brain function doesn’t happen all at once. Your elderly loved one will have the ability to participate in creative activities that can enhance his or her self-confidence, mood, and communication abilities and strengthen his or her engagement with other people….

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on June 30, 2021

Digestive problems are common among aging adults, and there are many cases where problems can become severe enough to interfere with a senior’s quality of life. Whether a person has a chronic gastrointestinal disorder such as Crohn’s disease or an occasional bout of constipation, the following tips can be used…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on June 16, 2021

Staying physically active in the golden years is essential to maintaining independence and overall health, but it’s important that seniors engage in the right types of exercise. Seniors can enjoy maximum benefits from their physical fitness routines by performing the following types of exercise.  Aerobic Aerobic fitness is a key…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on May 26, 2021

Getting older doesn’t necessarily mean your senior loved one will develop poor health or limited mobility. Aging well means he or she can enjoy the golden years without significant pain or loss of movement. Here are some secrets to healthy aging that your loved one should consider. Eat Right Consuming…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on May 12, 2021

One of the most difficult things for adult children to do is have “the talk” with an older parent about his or her finances. Parents teach their children about finances, and when the tables are turned, it can be uncomfortable for both parties. However, as with any conversation about your…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on April 14, 2021

Behavior frequently changes as a natural part of getting older. Nevertheless, it’s normal to be worried if you start to observe unusual or concerning behavioural changes in your elderly parent. Here, we discuss some of the most common types of behavioural changes in aging adults and how family caregivers can…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on March 24, 2021

Caregiving can be very stressful at times. If stress isn’t managed properly, family caregivers can experience burnout or even land themselves in the hospital. However, there are steps you can take to alleviate anxiety and keep your mind in a relaxed state. Take a look at some tips to use…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on March 10, 2021

If your senior loved one has had a recent hospital stay, you’ve probably had healthcare professionals recommend ways to lower his or her risk of readmission. Why is it so detrimental for a senior to have to go back into the hospital? Here are five major reasons hospital readmissions are…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on February 24, 2021

When their airways become blocked or constricted during sleep, seniors may stop breathing and experience sleep apnea. It’s important for seniors and their caregivers to learn as much about sleep apnea as possible, including ways to prevent it. Here are some suggestions on how to prevent sleep apnea in the…