Is There an Ideal Room Temperature for Seniors?

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Room temperature is a lot more important in terms of comfort and well-being for seniors than most people realize. As seniors age, they become so much more sensitive to temperature fluctuations even inside. That means it’s important to maintain an environment that supports their needs, which prompts family caregivers to ask if there is an…

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Six Strategies for Emotional Wellness

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The month of October is designated as Emotional Wellness Month. What does that mean to you and your aging loved one? Emotional wellness is the ability to successfully handle all that life throws at you, whether it’s joyful times, stressful times, or difficult times. It doesn’t necessarily mean always being happy, but means that you…

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Six Reasons Elder Care Is the Best Choice for Your Senior

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After your mom’s fall, it’s clear she needs help around her home. She was carrying laundry when she lost her balance on the stairs. She’ll be okay, but she needs help with household chores. Have you considered elder care as the best solution for her care needs? Elder care is beneficial for older adults who…

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8 Big Behaviors Seniors Need to Adopt for Healthy Aging

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Aging healthfully means that seniors need to look more closely at the behaviors that they’re engaging in on a regular basis. Choosing the right behaviors to focus on impacts physical, mental, and emotional well-being for aging adults. Some of these habits might not be easy to adopt readily, and home care assistance can help a…

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Is Your Dad’s Ability to Age at Home Changing?

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Your dad’s plan has always been to age at home, but his ability to do so seems to be changing. He’s not keeping up with housework, and he doesn’t seem to eat more than snack foods or frozen pizzas. What do you do when his ability to take care of himself is changing? Here are…

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Take a Step on Global Forgiveness Day

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Forgiveness often means letting go of grudges and hurts from the past. It doesn’t mean forgetting that they happened but instead focuses on moving past and away from the anger and resentment that they have caused. If your elderly loved one has some past hurts that she’s been holding onto for decades, it’s not too…

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Four Ways to Improve Your Dad’s Favorite Father’s Day Desserts

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Father’s Day is Sunday! Your dad wants people to make his favorite dishes and desserts from his childhood, but you worry about his nutritional needs. Instead of refusing to treat him to a childhood favorite meal, including dessert, use these four tips to improve the nutrition in his favorite desserts. Use Pureed Dates, Bananas, or…

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Shopping Strategies for Those with Hearing Loss

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When younger, did your loved one always love to go shopping? Maybe she found it a fun hobby or even just a good way to get out, get moving, and explore her community. But now that she has hearing loss, you may have noticed that she doesn’t like to shop as much. She may put…

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How Does Stress Affect Seniors?

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Stress just doesn’t ever go away, even for aging adults. What matters is how seniors deal with their stress, because the effects of too much stress really can be debilitating. Figuring out what is contributing to stress for seniors makes managing the issue a lot easier. Here are some of the ways stress impacts seniors…

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How Do You Help Your Mom Maintain Her Independence?

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Your mom lives alone and that worries you. If she’s sick, no one would know until they visit or she is able to make a call. If she fell, she might go hours or days before anyone knew. But, she wants to age in place and hates the idea of moving. How do you help…

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