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By Debbie Waddell, 8:00 am on January 24, 2023

Nothing makes cold weather more bearable for a senior than eating a hot meal. The key is to make sure older adults are eating meals that warm them up while still making it easy for them to stick to a nutritious diet. Here are five healthy recipes that can help…

By Debbie Waddell, 8:00 am on January 17, 2023

Too much stress can have a negative impact on mental, physical, and emotional health, putting seniors at higher risk for conditions like hypertension, heart disease, and weakened immune systems. However, making simple changes to daily activities could lead to positive thoughts, reduced stress levels, and a better quality of life….

By Debbie Waddell, 8:00 am on January 10, 2023

A senior’s sense of balance generally worsens over time. Medications, unhealthy eating and exercising habits, and inflammation can lead to poor balance. If your senior loved one’s flexibility and balance decrease, he or she could fall and break one or more bones. Here are some of the things family caregivers…

By Debbie Waddell, 8:00 am on January 3, 2023

After having a stroke, a senior typically needs to undergo rehabilitation to regain any function that became impaired. However, up until now, little was known about what goes on in the brain during recovery. In recent years, a group of scientists from UCLA made some amazing discoveries. For senior stroke…

By Debbie Waddell, 8:00 am on December 27, 2022

Thanks to modern technology and medical advances, seniors are living longer than ever. However, aging adults shouldn’t just strive to live long. They should also strive to live well. Here are several reasons seniors should work toward living long, healthy lives. 1. Take Advantage of Modern Medicine Living to the…

By Debbie Waddell, 8:00 am on December 20, 2022

If your senior loved one is in his or her final days, you may be stressed about how to handle the loss with caution and care. Since creating a comfortable environment for both yourself and your loved one may be a top concern during this time, here are a few…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on December 13, 2022

Making lifestyle changes is often necessary for an aging adult, especially after a serious health scare. These five lifestyle changes can help your elderly loved one maintain his or her health and live life to the fullest during the golden years. Stop Using Tobacco Tobacco use has been linked to…

By Debbie Waddell, 9:00 am on December 6, 2022

Arthritis affects approximately fifty-two million American adults. If your elderly loved one is among the seniors affected by arthritis, he or she may be looking for ways to relieve some of the joint stiffness and discomfort caused by this common condition. Read on for five stretches to share with your…

By Debbie Waddell, 8:00 am on November 29, 2022

Many seniors have a higher susceptibility to communicable illnesses, which can be problematic during cold and flu season. Fortunately, there are a number of things seniors can do to reset their immune systems. Here are a few measures that can make aging adults better able to fight off common illnesses. …

By Debbie Waddell, 8:00 am on November 22, 2022

Statistics indicate that each year, more than 790,000 people in the U.S. experience strokes. The debilities caused by strokes vary depending on the location of the vascular accident and the severity of the damage. It’s common for stroke survivors to undergo therapy to regain speech and physical abilities lost from…