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By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on January 8, 2021

Caring for an ailing parent can be difficult when you’re on your own. The emotional difficulties of caregiving are compounded when you have siblings who aren’t pitching in, and it can easily breed resentment. Family squabbles won’t make your parent’s health situation any better, so it’s essential to find resolutions…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on December 18, 2020

  Older adults require a diet that’s rich in fiber to maintain a healthy lifestyle. For those who may be asking “Why fiber?” read on to learn the many benefits of a high-fiber diet, especially for older adults.   Better Dgestive Health Seniors need to eat foods that are high…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on December 4, 2020

The kitchen can be one of the most dangerous areas of the home, which makes it important to know how to protect your senior loved one. Keep these common kitchen hazards in mind to prevent serious injury. Appliance Fires Seniors with memory loss or dementia may forget to turn off…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on November 20, 2020

For seniors with dementia, it can be difficult to trust people or make sense of the world around them. If your elderly loved one with dementia experiences these feelings of confusion and suspicion, he or she may also begin to resist doing important everyday activities, such as eating or taking…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on November 6, 2020

Providing in-home care for a senior loved one can be a difficult task, but taking the time to relax can help you recharge and approach your loved one’s care with a fresh perspective. Here are a few of the ways family caregivers can benefit from some rest and relaxation. Reduce the…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on October 23, 2020

  It can be challenging for seniors to maintain a healthy weight for a number of reasons, including chronic illness and cognitive impairment that makes it difficult to eat regularly. Sudden or unplanned weight loss is common among seniors, and it’s associated with a number of adverse health consequences, including…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on October 9, 2020

Healthy meals are important for all of us, but they’re especially important for seniors. However, it’s often difficult to find meals that are easy to prepare, inexpensive, and cater to senior nutritional needs. Here are a few taste-tested healthy meals seniors will love. 1. Tomato Stacks This tasty treat is…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on September 18, 2020

Most aging adults are eager to maintain as much of their independence as they can for as long as possible. Whether your senior loved one is adamant about never entering an assisted living facility or is currently staying with you in your home, having the right technology on hand can…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on September 4, 2020

As Parkinson’s disease progresses, its symptoms, such as slow movements and tremors, can make daily life more challenging. However, there are many popular assistance tools available that can ease the difficulty of performing day-to-day tasks. Such tools can reduce frustration for the senior loved one in your life and restore…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on August 21, 2020

Personal hygiene is an essential part of good health, so if your aging loved one stops bathing, you should take it as a signal you need to step in. To help your loved one get back on track, take these five steps that address the most common reasons seniors refuse…