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By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on February 26, 2024

Seniors need to keep themselves hydrated with healthy beverages. Though water may be the obvious choice, your elderly loved one likely wants to drink something with a little more flavor on occasion. Iced tea may be the perfect solution because it also contains a wealth of health benefits for seniors.    Reduces the Risk of …

By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on February 22, 2024

Caring for a senior parent can be a great experience, but it can also be very challenging. During the difficult times, you may need temporary relief, such as respite care. Continue reading to learn what in-home respite care is and how your family can benefit from the service while caring for an aging loved one.  …

By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on February 16, 2024

Smiling and laughing have proven to be two of the most natural medicines in the world. Though some seniors may find it difficult to focus on positivity if they’re managing serious health conditions or living on fixed incomes, finding time for a sincere smile or a good laugh each day can work wonders for their …

By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on February 15, 2024

t’s important for seniors to get adequate sleep because the body needs to engage in various functions that aren’t addressed when awake. Without restful sleep, these functions aren’t performed properly, which can lead to a host of physical, mental, and emotional complications. Here’s some information to help families understand the causes of sleep deprivation, why …

By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on February 14, 2024

According to the National Cancer Institute, approximately 1,685,210 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the U.S. this year. People over age 65 are likely to make up a significant portion of this estimate because of their higher cancer risk. If you’re concerned about your senior loved one’s chances of developing cancer, there are …

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

Migraine headaches are characterized by intense throbbing pain and are often accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to lights and sounds. There are many elderly health conditions that can factor into the development of migraines, which makes it important to understand how to treat or prevent these underlying causes. Here’s a list of a few …

By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on February 8, 2024

No one wants to see their parents lose dignity as they age, but dementia can make it difficult for seniors to take care of themselves. There may come a point where adult children have to step in and help their parents with everyday tasks such as eating, bathing, and going to the bathroom. However, this …

By AH Arlington, 9:00 am on January 26, 2024

During an aggressive outburst, a senior with Alzheimer’s can become verbally or even physically combative. Here are some ways to prevent outbursts and tips on how to handle them if they do occur.   Preventing Outbursts Outbursts usually arise from frustration, so try to find ways to keep your aging loved one’s stress levels at …