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By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on July 4, 2024

Keeping cholesterol levels low is a good idea for people of all ages, but it’s especially important for seniors, as many age-related illnesses can result from high cholesterol. Here are five ways to keep your senior loved one’s cholesterol low and healthy.    1. Cholesterol-Lowering Foods Encouraging your loved one to eat less saturated fat …

By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on May 23, 2024

If your senior loved one has developed Parkinson’s, you and your family have probably heard about a number of treatment options. While there are many medical treatments available for seniors with Parkinson’s, natural treatments may also be a good option. To help you understand some alternative treatments, here are several natural ways to reduce Parkinson’s …

By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on May 9, 2024

If your elderly loved one can no longer climb stairs to use a bedroom or bathroom on a second floor or descend stairs into basement laundry areas, living at home could be challenging. However, there are ways to adapt your senior loved one’s house for easier use. Read on for four ways to make your …

By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on March 25, 2024

Every day, family caregivers go through stress that can lead to burnout if it’s left unaddressed. For many caregivers, stress isn’t necessarily related to single events. Instead, it’s the daily caregiving duties that often lead to burnout. For these reasons, it’s best to hire professional caregivers when caregiving duties become overwhelming. Here are several ways …

By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on March 21, 2024

Socially involved seniors are happier and healthier than those who are isolated. Your senior loved one’s social life will likely encounter a few changes over the years, especially after retiring or losing his or her spouse. These six strategies can keep older adults socially engaged so they always have somewhere to turn for entertainment or …

By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on March 12, 2024

Thanks to innovations in medical science and changes to lifestyles, centenarians are becoming less rare. By remaining healthy, it’s possible to live to 100 and beyond. Here are some effective ways to increase the chances of living to 100.  Find a Sense of Purpose  Having a sense of purpose helps seniors live longer. Purpose takes …