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By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on June 23, 2020

With good emotional health, seniors can lower their odds of chronic conditions and other problems that impact their quality of life. Your senior loved one should never keep emotions inside because the feelings can escalate. Continue reading to learn what you can do to address your parent’s emotional health issues….

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on June 16, 2020

Once seniors reach the final stages of Alzheimer’s disease, they may face difficulty with communication. Seniors with Alzheimer’s may quit talking due to changes in their brains that interfere with their ability to create oral language. They may have memory issues that keep them from coming up with the right…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on June 9, 2020

An increasing number of older adults are using computers and mobile devices to access the Internet. They might be shopping online, staying in touch with friends, or gaining new information. There are many different websites that may appeal to seniors. NIH Senior Health The National Institute on Aging and the…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on June 2, 2020

Seniors aren’t simply being overly fussy if they complain about being too hot or too cold when you’re perfectly comfortable in the same home. Elderly individuals often have difficulty regulating their body temperature due to age-related changes in metabolism and other processes, which is why it’s important to know what…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on May 26, 2020

Over the years, you and your sibling may have developed a unique relationship that affects your ability to provide care for him or her. While some siblings have always bickered over the years, others may not see eye to eye once they enter the senior years. When your sibling is…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on May 19, 2020

Retiring and having a lot of free time can seem appealing, but many seniors find it difficult to get used to a new lifestyle after decades spent pursuing career goals. Retirement can be an excellent time to explore new passions. Here are some fun and fulfilling ways to spend the…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on May 12, 2020

Family caregivers sacrifice tremendously to meet the needs of their loved ones. Often that means long days, late nights, missed milestones in their children’s lives, and a constant state of exhaustion. Family caregiving is not only challenging, but it can also be isolating and lonely when caregivers feel they don’t…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on May 5, 2020

While seniors are generally happier than people in other age groups, older adulthood isn’t always a time of emotional wellbeing and tranquility. Aging sometimes impacts emotions in ways that require some extra care and attention. Here are six specific ways getting older can affect emotions and some tips for handling…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on April 28, 2020

Early diagnosis of dementia is vital when it comes to getting medical treatment and developing a sound care plan. Families can plan to ensure their elderly loved ones have the best doctors, adequate living arrangements, and healthy at-home routines. However, failing to receive prompt treatment could cause the condition to…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on April 21, 2020

Staying active can enhance the physical, mental, and emotional health of older adults, so start planning your senior loved one’s spring adventures now. Choose things that bring your loved one joy while protecting his or her safety. Below are some fun things the elderly can do in the spring. Gardening…