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By Sue Arsenault, 9:00 am on August 26, 2021

Knowing how to talk to a senior with dementia helps you show respect. Good communication also makes it easier to be your aging loved one’s caregiver. These tips may help you feel more comfortable talking to your loved one as his or her dementia progresses.  Be Specific Seniors with dementia…

By Sue Arsenault, 9:00 am on August 12, 2021

Poor vision and age-related eye diseases aren’t always inevitable. Even though eyesight deteriorates as people grow older, seniors can do quite a bit to boost their vision after the age of 65. Here are some simple tips you can use to help your aging loved one protect his or her…

By Sue Arsenault, 9:00 am on July 29, 2021

Retirement can free up time for older adults and allow them to take on more activities, or it could increase the risk of inactivity and boredom. Therefore, family caregivers need to come up with different methods to engage their senior loved ones. Below are some tips that can help you…

By Sue Arsenault, 9:00 am on July 15, 2021

As seniors grow older, they may encounter many health issues that contribute to poor balance, including normal wear and tear on the joints and muscles. To prevent these challenges from getting worse, seniors need to seek treatment. Below are some of the ways your elderly parent can treat the balance…

By Sue Arsenault, 9:00 am on June 24, 2021

Many Parkinson’s caregivers ignore important needs of their own in their efforts to ensure their older loved ones are safe and comfortable. While it’s understandable to want to be there for a loved one living with Parkinson’s, caregivers are only human. There’s nothing wrong with taking advantage of available resources…

By Sue Arsenault, 9:00 am on June 10, 2021

Studies find that senior isolation and loneliness is a major contributor to depression and a number of other diseases, including heart disease and cancer. While a change in physical abilities may make it difficult to get out and about, new advancements in technology work to keep seniors of all abilities…

By Sue Arsenault, 9:00 am on May 27, 2021

As people age, they may be more likely to develop certain diseases. Fortunately, many age-related diseases can be managed so elderly people can enjoy their golden years. Here are some common diseases of old age and treatment options that are effective in minimizing the symptoms. Osteoarthritis While rheumatoid arthritis is…

By Sue Arsenault, 9:00 am on May 13, 2021

Mental health is often talked about when people are younger, but seniors also have challenges with maintaining this aspect of their wellbeing. Older adults tend to have different challenges with their mental health as they age. Identifying their new needs helps seniors continue to receive the support they require for…

By Sue Arsenault, 9:00 am on April 29, 2021

Although there’s no cure for sleep apnea, there are steps that can boost your senior loved one’s quality of life and make him or her feel less tired after a night’s rest. Treatment can help seniors sleep better, snore less, and breathe more easily. Below are tips aging adults with…

By Sue Arsenault, 9:00 am on April 15, 2021

Engagement and self-expression are vital for seniors with neurological disorders. However, many seniors with Alzheimer’s find it challenging to stay actively engaged, especially as the disease progresses. Music therapy is an excellent way to enhance your aging loved one’s mood and boost his or her memory. Here are some of…