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Exercise Safety Tips for Older Adults in Denver, CO
Exercise Safety Tips for Older Adults in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on May 18, 2020

Boosting heart health, reducing joint pain, maintaining muscle strength and flexibility, and enhancing immune system functions and mental clarity are just some of the many well-documented benefits associated with regular exercise for seniors. However, it’s just as important for older adults to be safe as they exercise so they can…

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Does Aging Affect Seniors Emotionally in Denver, CO
Does Aging Affect Seniors Emotionally in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on May 4, 2020

Those aches and pains seniors experience are often more noticeable to others, but seniors also experience emotional changes that should be considered. The emotional effects of aging include positive and negative benefits for seniors and their families. Exploring how your elderly loved one’s emotions may change can help you understand…

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How to Enhance Communication with a Stubborn Senior in Denver, CO
How to Enhance Communication with a Stubborn Senior in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on April 20, 2020

Older adults sometimes develop strong opinions that can come out during daily conversations. Stubbornness can also be linked to underlying health conditions such as diabetes. While it can be challenging to communicate with an aging loved one who is being difficult, you can use these strategies to make things easier….

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What Seniors Need to Know about COVID-19 in Denver, CO
What Seniors Need to Know about COVID-19 in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on April 6, 2020

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is just one of several leading health organizations that consider adults 65 and older to be the top at-risk group for coronavirus. Specifically, older adults with underlying health issues or compromised immune systems are considered especially susceptible to this new virus. If…

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Can I Assist My Elderly Parent with Money Matters in Denver, CO
Can I Assist My Elderly Parent with Money Matters in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on March 16, 2020

At some point, most seniors need some help managing their finances. Your aging loved one might have difficulty getting his or her accounts up to date with technology, or he or she may run short of the money needed to pay bills. Helping your parent financially may sometimes be a…

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Tips that Can Help Older Adults Exercise Safely in Denver, CO
Tips that Can Help Older Adults Exercise Safely in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on March 2, 2020

Exercising regularly is one of the best things seniors can do for their health, but older adults must be careful when engaging in any physically strenuous activities. A single training accident could seriously impact a senior’s life, and injuries can often take months to recover from. Luckily, with a little…

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How to Satisfy Your Elderly Parent’s Craving for Sweets in Denver, CO
How to Satisfy Your Elderly Parent’s Craving for Sweets in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on February 17, 2020

As a caregiver, it’s important to steer your senior loved one toward nutrient-rich food choices. But this doesn’t mean your loved one has to give up his or her penchant for some sweetness in his or her diet. In fact, seniors tend to respond better to diets that include a…

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How to Help an 80-Year-Old During Stroke Recovery in Denver, CO
How to Help an 80-Year-Old During Stroke Recovery in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on February 3, 2020

Overcoming the complications of a stroke is challenging for older adults, but it isn’t impossible. With proper care, you can increase your aging loved one’s survival odds and help him or her retain various skills following the brain attack. Below are tips you can use to help an 80-year-old loved…

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Choosing a Caregiver for Your Aging Loved One in Denver, CO
Choosing a Caregiver for Your Aging Loved One in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on January 20, 2020

If you’re in the process of exploring caregiver options for a senior loved one who needs assistance, you’re not alone. According to the University of California’s Institute for Health & Aging, more than 40 million adults in the United States have conditions that limit their daily activities, and approximately 12…

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How to Engage Your Aging Parent in Social Activities in Denver, CO
How to Engage Your Aging Parent in Social Activities in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on January 6, 2020

There’s plenty of evidence suggesting staying socially active can help seniors remain mentally alert while also minimizing issues with isolation, anxiety, and depression. If you’re caring for an older parent and seeing signs he or she is no longer as socially active as before, be proactive and provide a nudge…

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