24May, 2017

Motivating Seniors on how to Maintain a Healthy Diet

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When it comes to health and longevity, diet is one of the biggest determining factors. Yes, genetics play a role, but the food you consume has a direct impact on your health, the risk of disease, energy levels and even mental health and well-being. Eating enough of the right foods can improve cognition, stave off depression, lower blood glucose levels and blood pressure, reduce the risks of heart attack and help maintain a healthy diet and weight. It’s not always easy, though. For seniors living alone, the prospect of cooking […]

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 […]

12Apr, 2017

3 Advantages of Caregivers Post Hospital Recovery

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When you think of the situations in which you need a caregiver, you may instinctively apply that need to senior citizens. However, these types of services can be much more beneficial and flexible. You might, for example, need help in making a full and speedy recovery after your surgery. Here are 3 advantages of caregivers after time spent in the hospital, applicable to any situation. 1. Caregivers are Convenient You may move away from your family for work, or because you want to explore a different area of the country. But what happens […]

2Mar, 2017

Learn Ways to Help Seniors Maintain a Healthy Diet

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All too often, elderly people will fall into poor eating habits. This can be caused by a number of things, but some of the most common causes of unhealthy eating habits include depression and boredom. As the family member of a senior with a poor diet, you may find yourself feeling afraid for a your loved one’s health. This feeling may become even more overwhelming if the older adult has become overweight, or if they have other health problems such as diabetes. In these cases, you might be led to […]