12Jan, 2018

2018 New Year Resolutions for Seniors

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As we come close to completing 2 weeks of the new year, have you begun the plan to bettering yourself this year? You may have thought about it sure and made your resolutions in your head, but let’s face it you never completed your resolutions from 2017, 2016 and dare I say it, 2015. According to Forbes more than 40% of us Americans maybe New Years Resolutions and only 8% of us actually keep it! Reason behind this could be that you set too many or even get derailed by […]

14Jun, 2017

How Do Social Interactions Help Seniors?

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Social interactions are vital to the health and well-being of seniors. Taking part in activities with other people helps seniors feel a sense of connection. Unfortunately, loneliness is a common problem for seniors. A survey conducted by the AARP estimates that 35 percent of people over 45 are lonely. Here’s how social interactions can help seniors, and what we can do to encourage them. Reasons Seniors Feel Lonely Older adults may feel lonely because they are isolated from others. Many live on their own. According to the Institute on Aging, about one-third of older adults living […]

26Apr, 2017

5 Memory Improving Techniques for Seniors

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  As people age, one common complaint is memory loss. This isn’t only true of seniors who suffer from illnesses such as dementia. Many seniors find that their memories deteriorate over time. There are certain ways to prevent, minimize, or even reverse this problem. Learn about 5 memory improving techniques that can be used for seniors and improve their well-being! 1. Challenge the Brain In some ways, the brain is like a muscle; the more it’s used, the stronger it gets. One problem that many older adults face is that they […]

25Oct, 2015

4 Naperville Senior Care Resources Every Caregiver Should Know

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In the area of Naperville there are a vast number of programs and resources that provide valuable services to local seniors and senior caregivers. However, many caregivers providing for an aging loved one may be overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information available. Sorting through endless information may become overwhelming, and finding trustworthy programs can seem complicated, time consuming, and frustrating. Oftentimes it is challenging to even know where to start. Whether you are looking for respite providers, Alzheimer’s treatment, home care in Naperville, or anything in between, use this guide as a starting off point for […]