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By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on July 21, 2021

When seniors are physically able to get out of the house, they should take advantage of the fresh air and surroundings as often as possible. Here are some of the top benefits that might come your senior loved one’s way if he or she ventures outside on a regular basis….

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on July 14, 2021

Caring for a senior loved one living with Alzheimer’s is an overwhelming task. There are many lessons potential caregivers must learn to keep their loved ones well-adjusted and themselves healthy. Support groups and community classes are great resources for information. When first getting started on an Alzheimer’s caregiving journey, there…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on July 7, 2021

The possibility of developing breast cancer can be a frightening prospect for elderly women. One of the ways they can prevent this type of cancer or catch it in its earliest stages is to get mammograms. However, there seem to be just as many reasons to avoid getting mammograms as…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on June 30, 2021

Meeting the physical needs of an aging loved one is a top priority for family caregivers, but one aspect of wellbeing that may be lacking for your loved one is companionship. With age, many seniors experience the loss of close friends and family, resulting in a lack of socialization and…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on June 23, 2021

Being a family caregiver can be overwhelming. Adult colouring books are a great way for caregivers to reduce stress significantly. This simple activity can help family caregivers stay calm and regroup. Here are some of the ways colouring therapy works for caregivers.  Relaxes the Brain Colouring helps the mind go…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on June 16, 2021

For a senior loved one with dementia, consistency in caregiving makes for a happier life. Along with ensuring your loved one has regular support from your family, hiring a professional dementia caregiver can provide the consistent care your loved one needs to address symptoms and remain safe, comfortable, and as…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on June 9, 2021

A Mediterranean diet refers to the traditional cuisine of Spain, Italy, Greece, and some parts of the Balkans. This healthy diet consists mostly of whole grains, legumes, vegetables, seafood, and goat cheese. Fish and poultry are the most common meats used in a Mediterranean diet. Here’s why it’s recommended for seniors. …

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on May 26, 2021

For seniors who have dementia, eating can be a complicated and confusing process. As the disorder progresses, they might forget how to use cutlery or completely lose interest in eating, which could result in secondary health issues down the road. If you’re caring for a senior loved one who is…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on May 19, 2021

Speaking with an elderly loved one about plans may be difficult, but the conversation has to occur. It’s best to know what your loved one wants regarding future living arrangements, treatments, caregiver assistance, and more. Below are some tips to make discussing future plans easier on your loved one and…

By Zareena Khan, 9:00 am on May 12, 2021

Losing a loved one is difficult at any stage of life, yet seniors are often hit hardest by feelings of grief. During the senior years, older adults often lose several loved ones in a short time, and they may already be experiencing feelings of depression or isolation that intensify their…