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By Steve Darley, 9:00 am on October 8, 2020

Living with chronic back pain can quickly put a halt to your senior loved one’s active lifestyle, but finding relief is easier than you may think. Many seniors have had success with these natural supplements that help them find pain relief without depending on pharmaceuticals.  White Willow Bark White willow…

By Steve Darley, 9:00 am on September 17, 2020

Sudden weight loss in an elderly individual can indicate one or more factors is causing a decrease in appetite. It’s important to address a rapid decrease in weight because poor nutrition can affect all the body’s systems and make seniors more susceptible to infections and other serious health conditions. If…

By Steve Darley, 9:00 am on September 3, 2020

ven though migraines tend to occur more often in younger adults, these severe headaches can also affect people in their senior years, and many aging adults live with frequent or chronic migraines. To help your aging loved one prevent migraines from occurring, encourage him or her to avoid the following…

By Steve Darley, 9:00 am on August 20, 2020

Aging can cause seniors to lack the muscle strength, energy, and desire to be physically active. However, being active can help aging adults stay in shape and stave off cognitive decline. As a family caregiver, you’ll need to encourage your senior loved one to be active, whether he or she…

By Steve Darley, 9:00 am on August 6, 2020

In-home care benefits both older adults and family caregivers in many ways. Even so, there are some common myths that still linger about this approach to senior care. Here’s a closer look at some of these myths along with the truth behind each one. In-Home Care Isn’t Affordable You may…

By Steve Darley, 9:00 am on July 23, 2020

Even when seniors try to remain healthy, their cardiovascular systems can change over the years. While some of those changes shouldn’t cause any major health problems, seniors might still have to face a number of cardiovascular issues as they grow older. Luckily, with a nutritious diet and smart lifestyle habits,…

By Steve Darley, 9:00 am on July 9, 2020

Family caregivers are often in the prime of their careers, and they may need to continue to work to meet their personal goals and cover expenses. The decision to juggle caregiving and work is one you make with your senior loved one’s wellbeing in mind, but you also need to…

By Steve Darley, 9:00 am on June 18, 2020

For some seniors, experiencing a stroke is a wake-up call that makes them want to take better care of their health. Your senior loved one will take the first steps toward recovering from the stroke while still in the hospital, but it won’t take long before he or she comes…

By Steve Darley, 9:00 am on June 4, 2020

Sundowning behaviors seem to arrive just when you’re already tired out from a long day. Your senior loved one may experience sundowning due to fatigue or confusion about what’s happening in his or her environment. In some cases, you may never really know why your loved one acts the way…

By Steve Darley, 9:00 am on May 21, 2020

When people first hear about a Parkinson’s diagnosis, their thoughts often go to the worst-case scenario. However, it’s important to keep a positive perspective about your senior loved one’s diagnosis. While you can expect your loved one to develop some symptoms such as tremors, there are many things that can…