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By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on November 17, 2020

Seniors are often advised to drink more water, as it helps them stave off a number of health issues. Here are five reasons hydration is so important for older adults and why they should increase their water intake. 1. Enhances Cognitive Functioning Cognitive function is enhanced when the brain cells…

By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on November 3, 2020

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 Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on October 20, 2020

Selfless and loving family members often step up to act as caregivers when their senior loved ones are diagnosed with Parkinson’s. However, it’s important to realize that as a caregiver for someone with Parkinson’s, you’ll have a lot on your plate. Your duties might range from keeping track of appointments…

By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on October 6, 2020

The freedom to be able to drive wherever you want to go is one of the great pleasures of life. However, as people age, new challenges arise that can make driving more dangerous, both for seniors and for others on the road. Because these challenges often occur gradually, many seniors…

By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on September 22, 2020

Seniors tend to neglect their eye health until something goes wrong, but there are positive steps your elderly loved one can take to maintain eye health as he or she ages. Here are five easy tips to help your loved one protect his or her eyesight. 1. Get a Yearly…

By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on September 8, 2020

While some seniors living with anxiety disorders require prescription medications for relief, others experience calmness and tranquility by taking a more natural approach. There are many DIY remedies that promote emotional stability. Following are seven natural approaches for alleviating anxiety.  1. Get Back to Nature The Japanese call this approach…

By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on August 18, 2020

Garlic offers several health benefits. While some people take time to adjust to the pungent flavor of garlic, others love it from the very first taste. Seniors who eat garlic can enjoy the following benefits. 1. Get More Nutrition with Fewer Calories Garlic is low in calories, making it ideal…

By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on August 4, 2020

little things seniors do every day can make a huge difference in their quality of life. Positive lifestyle changes are often very simple and quick, and sticking to them can enhance fitness and reduce the risk of certain diseases. If your aging loved one wants to stay physically and mentally…

By Glenn Krakow, 12:18 am on July 21, 2020

The cardiovascular system consists of anything that has to do with the heart and circulation. It contributes to several important functions in every part of the body, and it can be affected by aging in several ways, five of which are discussed below. The good news is there are some…

By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on July 7, 2020

The purpose of assisted living is to provide immediate access to care while maintaining comfort and quality of life. While there are many ways older adults can benefit from this approach to care, some seniors prefer to make the switch back to a home setting if they’re able to do…