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By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on January 17, 2022

While many seniors may not want to admit they need help around the house, there may come a time when in-home care services are necessary. Your senior parent may be resistant to in-home care at first, but after discussing the benefits, he or she may conclude it’s a good idea….

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on January 3, 2022

As seniors enter their golden years, it’s important for them to engage in regular physical activity and exercise to maintain strength and keep their bodies healthy. Far too often, seniors start to become lethargic and spend more time sitting and being inactive. When combined with the amount of time spent…

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

The components of a typical American diet have been shown to contribute to a variety of medical conditions. Cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and obesity are some of the many conditions affected by dietary choices. However, there are a variety of reasons older adults should switch to a plant-based diet. 1. Slow…

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

Each year, more advances are made in technology that benefit seniors and simplify the caregiving process. Technology can help aging adults maintain their independence and give caregivers more peace of mind. Take a look at some of the ways technology proves useful in senior in-home care. 1. Promotes Nutrition Using…

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on November 15, 2021

As a family caregiver, you must rely on your strengths to give your senior loved one the best possible care. But family caregivers sometimes have difficulty recognizing their strengths, and it’s likely you do far more than you give yourself credit for each day. Use these strategies to identify and…

By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on November 1, 2021

Living with dementia affects many abilities, including vision. Your family will need to learn more about the condition and its impact on your senior loved one’s health to develop helpful strategies. Continue reading to become familiar with some of the ways dementia can impact vision.  Reduces Color Perception Dementia could…

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…