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By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on March 26, 2020

Caring for a senior loved one can be complicated, and it could lead to disagreements among family members. You and your brothers and sisters need to come together to create the proper care plan for your parent and stay committed to your duties. Below are a few tips that can…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on March 19, 2020

As adults continue to age, they often experience significant changes that impact their bladders. The tissue in the bladder wall becomes tough and makes the bladder less elastic. As a result, seniors aren’t able to hold as much urine as they did in the past. Aging also leads to weaker…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on March 12, 2020

One out of every 10 seniors experiences some form of elder abuse. If you don’t live near your senior loved one, you may wonder if he or she is being cared for properly. Looking out for signs of elder abuse from a distance can help you get your loved one…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on March 5, 2020

Financial worries can lead to physical, mental, and emotional problems for older adults. However, sitting down with your aging loved one and developing strategies for handling his or her finances could greatly reduce his or her stress. The following tips can help your loved one manage his or her finances,…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on February 27, 2020

As dementia progresses, comprehending conversations, understanding directions, and communicating become difficult, and seniors rely on others more. Seniors with dementia can have good days and bad days, and your aging loved one may understand you correctly in the morning but not be able to keep up in the afternoon. Continue…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on February 20, 2020

Age-proofing a house can sometimes feel overwhelming. While you don’t want to restrict your senior loved one’s movements, you also need to make sure he or she has a safe environment to live in. You may also be surprised to discover just how many dangers exist in a home for…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on February 18, 2020

There are several diseases seniors are at risk for, including rare conditions such as colorectal cancer. It’s important to know what might cause this disease and the potential symptoms that might indicate its development. The staff at McKinney Home Care Assistance has put together an infographic explaining the risks and…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on February 13, 2020

2020 holds great promise for aging adults, who benefit from living in the most advanced time for healthcare and technology. Yet life isn’t all roses for older adults, who also must still contend with the issues that affect everyone as they age. These are the six most common challenges seniors…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on February 6, 2020

Consuming large amounts of sugar can increase the risk of obesity, high cholesterol, and hypertension, which are issues that could lead to diabetes and cardiovascular disease. However, learning healthy ways to satisfy your senior parent’s sweet tooth could enhance his or her overall wellbeing. Take a look at some healthy…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on January 30, 2020

According to a study published in The Journal of Primary Prevention, social isolation can have a big impact on health in seniors. Isolation increases the risk of falling, developing a dementia-related condition, and being readmitted to the hospital. If you’re caring for an older loved one who isn’t being as…