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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…

By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on June 16, 2020

Recovering from a stroke can be a challenging and daunting process for seniors. A big part of this journey involves supervised physical therapy. But it’s equally important for senior stroke survivors to explore rehabilitative and therapeutic exercises that can be done at home with the help of family caregivers to…

By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on June 2, 2020

If your senior loved one is diagnosed with dementia, your support can make a huge difference in his or her overall wellbeing. Knowing which questions to ask in the days after the diagnosis can help you get the information you need to navigate this challenging time. Here are some questions…

By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on May 19, 2020

Many seniors prefer to age in place, but their health often decreases with age, making it difficult to perform normal duties without assistance. You should encourage your elderly loved one to remain independent and create ways to help him or her without overstepping boundaries. Here are some of the things…

By Glenn Krakow, 9:00 am on May 5, 2020

For many seniors, maintaining their independence keeps them stimulated, confident, and in good mental and physical shape. Whether your senior loved one lives independently or stays with family, he or she will need to take on daily tasks pertaining to his or her health and safety. To complete these activities,…