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By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on March 4, 2021

Sleep deprivation can affect a senior’s cardiovascular health, mental clarity, sex drive, weight, and mood. However, changes in sleep patterns are a natural part of aging, and many seniors have difficulty sleeping for even three or four hours. Here are a few reasons seniors should start taking steps toward a…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on February 25, 2021

For seniors, being active doesn’t have to be limited to exercise routines or everyday movements like walking. Dancing is another equally beneficial way for your elderly loved one to reap the many rewards of staying active. In fact, it can be a thoroughly enjoyable way to keep moving and stay…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on February 18, 2021

Aging can cause seniors to experience cognitive decline and brain fog. However, staying physically active helps older adults reduce the risk of many health issues, including memory loss. Take a look at some of the ways exercise can enhance memory in the golden years. 1. Benefits Lifelong Learning for Seniors…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on February 11, 2021

High blood sugar might not show many symptoms at first, but chronic blood sugar imbalances can lead to major issues. When seniors have diabetes, they’re more likely to develop serious infections, heart disease, and other problems. One potential issue to be aware of is strokes. Research Linking Diabetes to Higher…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on February 4, 2021

If you’re providing care for an older loved one, it’s understandable to have concerns about dementia-related conditions like Alzheimer’s. However, some older adults may be hesitant to get evaluated to find out for sure if this may be what’s going on. Help your loved one realize the importance of being…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on January 28, 2021

Pneumonia is an infection that occurs when the air sacs in the lungs become inflamed. The lung infection can lead to severe complications for the elderly, including death. Below are some of things family caregivers should know about pneumonia, including its causes, symptoms, treatments, and prevention tips. Causes of the…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on January 21, 2021

Parkinson’s is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects movement and other functions, including the ability to eat. Many aging adults with this disease have difficulty drinking, swallowing, chewing, and digesting food, which leads to health issues and unpleasant mealtimes. However, family caregivers can use the following tips to make feeding a…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on January 14, 2021

The beauty of the outdoors is something people can enjoy at any age. Many seniors eventually discover they have to make more of an effort to get outside. Your senior loved one might need assistance to maneuver around curbs and other obstacles, but it’s worth figuring out ways to help….

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on January 7, 2021

Having a sense of purpose can help your elderly loved one age gracefully and enjoy a better quality of life. Here are some of the reasons it’s important for aging adults to maintain a sense of purpose.  Boost Metabolism Seniors who pursue their goals can experience significant bursts of energy…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on December 31, 2020

A total hip replacement is a major surgical procedure that often becomes necessary to help people manage arthritis. Some seniors might also need this type of surgery if they experience major injuries that cannot heal on their own. Learning as much as you can about the procedure helps you show…