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Breathing Techniques to Boost Your Brain and Heart in Roseville, CA
Breathing Techniques to Boost Your Brain and Heart in Roseville, CA
By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on November 21, 2017

Breathing is an essential function of your senior loved one’s life, affecting his or her mood, stamina, heart health, and sleep quality. Aging adults who do not breathe deeply may experience stiffness, muscle weakness, and poor oxygen supply. Here are some of the best breathing techniques seniors can do to boost their heart and brain health.  Rib Lifting To complete this exercise, your loved one needs to stand with arms…

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Suggestions for Daughters Who Are Also Dementia Caregivers in Roseville, CA
Suggestions for Daughters Who Are Also Dementia Caregivers in Roseville, CA
By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on November 7, 2017

There is something special about the bond between parents and their daughters. Today, most family caregivers of seniors with dementia are women, and the number of daughters providing unpaid care to their loved ones is likely to go up as the population continues to age. Since many young women are also juggling other responsibilities such as raising families or building careers, it is easy to see how providing dementia care…

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Suggestions for Long-Term In-Home Care Planning in Roseville, CA
Suggestions for Long-Term In-Home Care Planning in Roseville, CA
By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on October 17, 2017

Professional in-home caregivers offer a lot of flexibility for families who need help caring for their senior loved ones. For seniors with serious health conditions, long-term care is often a good option. Long-term in-home care ensures there will be a professional around to take care of the senior for a long time. Since caregivers will be a big part of your loved one’s life, it is a good idea to…

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6 Halloween Activities for Aging Adults to Engage in in Roseville, CA
6 Halloween Activities for Aging Adults to Engage in in Roseville, CA
By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on October 3, 2017

Halloween is a fun time of year when people dress up in their favorite costumes, paint pumpkins, watch themed films, and engage in other activities. There are many activities for your elderly loved one to participate in, and he or she can have a lot of fun trying to do as many as possible. Here are some fun activities seniors can do on Halloween and the benefits each activity provides. …

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How to Achieve the Goal of Becoming a Centenarian in Roseville, CA
How to Achieve the Goal of Becoming a Centenarian in Roseville, CA
By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on September 19, 2017

In recent years, researchers from Sapienza University of Rome and the University of California San Diego ventured to Acciaroli, Italy. The group wanted to learn about the 300 centenarians who lived there. Scientists observed their lifestyles and tried figuring out how they managed to live so long.  Follow the Mediterranean Diet  Seniors in the Mediterranean region consume a diet now recommended by physicians. As many grew up poor, they consumed…

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How Long-Distance Caregivers Feel in Roseville, CA
How Long-Distance Caregivers Feel in Roseville, CA
By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on September 5, 2017

Caring for a loved one from a distance can be challenging. You may experience a variety of emotions, many of which will be negative. These negative emotions come from being separated from your senior loved one. However, there are ways to manage those emotions and continue providing great care from a distance.  1. Guilt Being away from your loved one, especially when he or she is sick and needs constant…

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Causes of Limited Mobility in Seniors in Roseville, CA
Causes of Limited Mobility in Seniors in Roseville, CA
By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on August 15, 2017

Some seniors face difficulty completing daily activities due to loss of mobility. This mobility loss can be as small as limited motion of the fingers, or it can be as extreme as the inability to move entire limbs. There are a few main issues that tend to cause loss of mobility among seniors, but fortunately some of them may be preventable.  1. Osteoporosis Osteoporosis occurs when seniors have greatly diminished…

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How Aging Adults Can Simplify Their Lives in Roseville, CA
How Aging Adults Can Simplify Their Lives in Roseville, CA
By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on August 1, 2017

Living simply is a goal seniors should strive for. From saving money to taking care of the environment, simplifying life has many benefits for older adults. Here are a few tips to help seniors lead simple lives. 1. Streamline the Daily Schedule Busyness does not necessarily equal productiveness. Many people have lengthy to-do lists, but they do not accomplish much. Work with your loved one to see if anything can…

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Ways to Delay Loneliness in the Golden Years in Roseville, CA
Ways to Delay Loneliness in the Golden Years in Roseville, CA
By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on July 18, 2017

Many seniors find their social circles get smaller as they age. Whether it’s due to distance from friends and family or the loss of a loved one, it often leads to loneliness. Social isolation affects many elderly people, but there are ways to combat it. Here are a few ways to stave off loneliness in the golden years.  1. Get a Pet Pets can become invaluable companions to seniors. If…

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Ways to Make Summer Picnics Safer for Aging Adults in Roseville, CA
Ways to Make Summer Picnics Safer for Aging Adults in Roseville, CA
By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on July 4, 2017

Summer picnics are a wonderful way to take advantage of blue skies and warm temperatures. However, for seniors, eating in the great outdoors can pose some concerns. Here are a few tips to help keep your senior loved one safe at a summer picnic.  Bring Plenty of Water Seniors are susceptible to dehydration, especially when exposed to hot summer temperatures. To stay appropriately hydrated throughout the picnic, your loved one…

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