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By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on January 26, 2021

From enhancing physical and mental health to boosting immune system functions, supplements provide many benefits for seniors. If you’re caring for an older parent, help your elderly loved one find a healthy and safe balance with the nutrients he or she needs to enjoy these benefits by checking with his…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on January 19, 2021

Surviing a stroke is something to celebrate, yet the side effects of the event often leave a senior frustrated, depressed, and sometimes angry as activities of daily living can no longer be completed independently. Often, it’s up to caring friends and family members to encourage their senior loved ones to…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on January 12, 2021

Falls are among the most common causes of severe problems for older adults, including broken bones, infections, and even death. However, immediate treatment could lower the odds of severe health consequences and boost your aging loved one’s recovery odds. Below are some of the things a doctor should check immediately…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on January 5, 2021

If your senior loved one needs assistance while aging in place, there are many advantages to hiring a professional. While some family members choose to become caregivers themselves, others don’t have the time or resources to provide the necessary care. In these cases, hiring a professional home caregiver is often…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on December 29, 2020

For seniors, quality of life revolves around being able to access important information that helps them meet their needs. Although some seniors may seem to stop caring about finding the answers to their questions, the underlying reason for this often comes down to not knowing how to access critical information….

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on December 22, 2020

A single slip and fall injury can have a devastating impact on a senior’s overall health and quality of life. In the golden years, broken bones can take an extended amount of time to heal. They can also result in painful infections and a host of other dangerous issues. In…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on December 15, 2020

As humans age, their immune systems naturally weaken. This, combined with chronic health conditions and prescribed medications, can make seniors more susceptible to infections. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates infections account for one third of all deaths among those over the age of 65. Because it can…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on December 8, 2020

  Many people over 65 develop foot disorders for a variety of reasons, and one of the most common of these disorders is plantar fasciitis, which causes pain in the heels. Like many ailments, plantar fasciitis is preventable to some degree. Here are a few ways your elderly loved one…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on November 24, 2020

Humans are naturally social, and touch is one of the main ways people can connect. However, many seniors live alone, and they can go days or even weeks without a friendly touch. This can lead to a wide variety of health problems. Some experts are even starting to recommend seniors…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on November 11, 2020

Aging in place is becoming extremely popular among seniors, and thanks to many technological advances, your elderly loved one can maintain his or her independence much more easily. Here are just a few devices to help your loved one remain safe and comfortable while continuing to live at home. Video Chats…