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By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on January 19, 2021

For many seniors, getting the appropriate amount of sleep at night can be challenging. Instead of falling asleep immediately, they tend to toss and turn all night long. As people age, their sleep schedules often change, not always for the better. Here’s a look at the types of sleep and…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on January 5, 2021

It’s not uncommon for seniors to lose their appetites periodically. While a temporary loss in appetite may not lead to health consequences, long-term or permanent decreases in appetite can result in severe nutritional deficiencies. Fortunately, there are things your aging loved one can do to boost his or her appetite….

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on December 22, 2020

Dementia is a condition that causes a senior’s memory and thinking skills to decrease. Dementia damages brain cells in older adults, and family caregivers may notice their senior loved ones experiencing behavioral changes, among other warning signs. It’s important for aging adults to get treatment to alleviate some of the…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on December 8, 2020

Nearly half of all seniors 75 and older have some type of hearing loss. Depending on the extent of the impairment, hearing loss can severely impact a person’s overall quality of life. Learning how to manage hearing loss can make it easier for seniors to enjoy day-to-day activities while remaining…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on November 17, 2020

While professional in-home caregivers cannot diagnose or treat your senior loved one’s medical conditions, they can be a godsend in many ways. If you have a loved one who needs at-home care, make sure to discuss the many benefits with him or her. 1. Higher Quality of Life Most seniors…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on October 20, 2020

There are several ways for seniors to renew their commitment to better heart health. While more than 700,000 heart attacks occur in the United States each year, the good news is that more than half of all cases of heart disease are preventable. Consider these tips to help your senior…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on October 6, 2020

Hallucinations and delusions are common issues among the elderly. While researchers have found memory-related conditions can trigger hallucinations and delusions, there are a handful of other causes that can sometimes go unnoticed by caregivers. To ensure the health and safety of your aging loved one, learn about some of the…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on September 22, 2020

Milk provides seniors with valuable nutrients in a convenient way. In addition to protein and calcium, milk offers several rich nutrients that make it a valuable part of a senior’s diet. Here are four ways drinking milk can benefit your elderly loved one. 1. Healthier Skin Fine lines and wrinkles…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on September 8, 2020

Seniors a often at a loss when it comes to finding things to do after they retire. However, there’s almost no limit to what seniors can do during their retirement. Following are a handful of creative ways retirees can spend their time. Teach Charitable seniors can spend their free time…