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By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on September 17, 2021

Seniors are at high risk for kidney disease. To help your aging loved one prevent this condition, it’s important to shed some light on a health concern most seniors and caregivers don’t talk about.  What Is Kidney Disease? The kidneys are the body’s filtration system. When a senior has kidney…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on September 3, 2021

As a caregiver, you’ll often spend a lot of time interacting with the healthcare professionals in your senior loved one’s life. Enhancing communication with healthcare experts can help you ensure your loved one’s needs are met.  Take Notes No matter how well you think you can listen, you may find…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on August 20, 2021

The stroke rehabilitation process begins quickly after the medical team stabilizes the senior. During this time, the brain has a high plasticity level. Neurons are busy creating new pathways as healing takes place. The types of rehabilitation seniors need depends on the location of the stroke and the extent of…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on August 6, 2021

Many commonly held beliefs about aging aren’t true at all. These myths contribute to a cultural outlook on aging, and they can impact the way individuals approach their golden years. Take a look at some of the most popular myths about getting older.  1. Seniors Are Irritable Countless TV shows…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on July 23, 2021

Even with a condition like Alzheimer’s disease, it’s often possible for seniors to continue living at home. At the same time, it’s important to take appropriate precautions to create a safe home environment. If your older loved one is at the point where he or she tends to become agitated…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on July 9, 2021

Hearing loss in aging adults can have both physical and psychological impacts. While hearing loss caused by earwax buildup or medication side effects may be temporary, other types are permanent. Here are some ways hearing loss can affect elderly people and how you can help your aging loved one better…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on June 18, 2021

For aging adults, there’s more to living than simply having shelter, food, and medicine. People of all ages require social interaction to remain engaged with the world around them. Given that, how serious are the effects of social isolation for seniors? Here are a few suggestions for warding off isolation…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on June 4, 2021

Being a caregiver for an aging parent is one of the most challenging jobs many will ever face. It’s a huge commitment of time and energy, and it takes an emotional toll to watch your loved one’s health decrease. Have you ever considered joining a support group? Although some individuals…

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on May 21, 2021

Smoking can lead to poor health and several life-threatening diseases. Although quitting is often difficult for older adults, especially those who have smoked for much of their lives, letting go of the bad habit could boost their cognitive health and make them less vulnerable to some cancers and heart disease….

By Lutgarda Mariano, 9:00 am on May 7, 2021

Switching from assistance during the day to overnight care is a big decision your family could face when your senior loved one is aging in place. For some seniors, the need for overnight care arises suddenly, and there may not be a question about making arrangements for seniors with serious…