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By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on October 18, 2021

Seniors who want to make the most of their lives should maintain positive attitudes and see their golden years as a time of potential and growth. Here are seven ways seniors can keep their outlook upbeat. 1. Counter Negativity with Positivity There are many negative stereotypes about aging. While seniors…

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on October 4, 2021

Strokes are devastating, and all stroke survivors want to bounce back as soon as possible. While there are many factors that influence stroke recovery, stroke survivors’ own efforts can make a major difference in the quality and speed of their recovery. These five strategies can help your senior loved one…

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on September 20, 2021

After having a heart attack, it’s necessary for a senior to prepare for a few lifestyle changes that can prevent a recurrence and offer the best chances for a successful recovery. While it can be frightening to return home after a heart attack, your older loved one can expect to…

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on September 6, 2021

Pill organizers are helpful tools your senior loved one can use to keep medications straight. However, you may be surprised to discover just how many different types of pill organizers are available. As you begin to search for pill organizers, use the following tips to choose the perfect pill organizer…

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on August 16, 2021

Millennials are rapidly becoming the next generation of family caregivers. Though you might not have expected to step into the role while you’re still young, you can use the following strategies to enhance your ability to provide high-quality care for your senior loved one.  Find Ways to Stick to Your…

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on August 2, 2021

Even though doctors haven’t found a permanent cure for dementia, they’re more adept at treating the symptoms than ever. In addition to traditional medications and therapies, caregivers should also consider using essential oils to manage the secondary complications of this disorder. These seven essential oils could potentially lessen some of…

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on July 19, 2021

The Mediterranean diet has become very popular over the last few years, and it’s a great option for seniors who would like to be as healthy as possible. This diet focuses on nutrient-dense foods that aren’t packed with saturated fats, processed grains, or sweeteners. Here’s a quick glimpse at just…

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on July 5, 2021

Staying active can help seniors keep up a productive and healthy life. Going to the gym is a good place to start, but it isn’t the only way seniors can add more low-impact activities to their day. Here are five ideas on how older adults can get moving in an…

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on June 21, 2021

Falls and injuries, often severe, are on the rise as the population ages. The risk of falls (and harm resulting from them) increases significantly after the age of 65. And as the aging population continues to grow each year, more seniors are experiencing life-threatening falls, many of which result in…

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on June 7, 2021

Aging is a mysterious process that we don’t fully understand. According to a recent study, the belief that changes in physical health are unavoidable with age may not be correct. It turns out that how we age may be up to us, as exercising and staying active have been found…