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By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on August 4, 2020

Making positive health changes is easier when seniors incorporate healthy living strategies into their normal lifestyles. Instead of seeking out gimmicks or going on workout binges, it’s much safer and easier to boost wellbeing by slowly making adjustments to daily routines. Over time, these lifestyle habits can slow down the…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on July 21, 2020

The cardiovascular system consists of the heart and the various parts that help it function well. It’s an essential system that keeps blood flowing to all parts of the body, and it can also be affected by some of the things commonly associated with aging. Here are five ways this…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on July 7, 2020

The decision to move your senior loved one home after he or she has been in assisted living can arise from a variety of different circumstances. For instance, your family may have financial or health-related reasons for wanting to have your loved one at home. When your loved one’s current…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on June 16, 2020

Once they’ve passed their initial recovery, stroke survivors are typically advised to exercise for at least 15 to 20 minutes each day. The right exercises will be challenging yet simple enough to do without causing frustration. All these exercises target common issues stroke survivors face with regaining their strength and…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on June 2, 2020

According to Alzheimers.net, nearly every 70 seconds, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia. Even if you knew a diagnosis of dementia was possibly coming, it can still be a shock for you and your senior loved one. Once a diagnosis has…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on May 19, 2020

Many older adults don’t realize how unhealthy it is to spend most of their time sitting or lying down. According to the World Health Organization, a sedentary lifestyle is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Here is a quick look at just a few of the health issues…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on May 5, 2020

Daily activities and crucial tasks can be challenging for seniors to take on due to common health problems like impaired vision, reduced motor skills, mild cognitive impairment, and anxiety. However, there are products family caregivers can purchase to make life easier and more convenient for their senior loved ones. Take…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on April 21, 2020

Food battles are something you might not have expected to happen in your life as a caregiver. While some seniors are just picky eaters, there may come a time when your aging loved one’s refusal to eat crosses the line and becomes a serious concern. There are many reasons your…

By Peter Holewinski, 9:00 am on April 7, 2020

Family caregivers have a new challenge that involves doing everything they can to protect their senior loved ones from coronavirus. Seniors are still currently viewed as having the highest risk of complications from the disease. While you may feel helpless in the face of this pandemic, you have the ability…

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

If your senior loved one has Alzheimer’s disease, he or she has unique needs and safety concerns that must be addressed. Home safety issues can lead to your loved one becoming sick or injured. Evaluate your loved one’s home and keep him or her safer with the following tips. Lock…