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By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on February 23, 2021

Dementia is a progressive condition that leads to issues with memory, communication, comprehension, and reasoning for older adults. Although there’s no cure, there are healthy lifestyle choices aging adults can make to slow dementia’s progression. Learn how quickly dementia can progress and what can be done to slow it down….

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on February 16, 2021

A stroke can be a truly dangerous medical condition, but sometimes a stroke is so minor a senior doesn’t even realize he or she is having one. This is called a silent stroke, and they’re surprisingly common. Roughly 10 percent of all people have had one or more silent strokes….

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on February 9, 2021

Heart disease is one of the leading causes of death for both men and women in the United States, and it can affect them in different ways. Here’s a closer look at some of the warning signs for each gender and a few steps that can be taken to reduce…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on February 2, 2021

The senior years represent a time when there should be more opportunities to enjoy life. Spending time with loved ones, traveling, and engaging in new hobbies are just a few things seniors can look forward to doing after retirement. Staying healthy is the best way for older adults to make…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on January 26, 2021

Balancing caregiving duties and other responsibilities may be overwhelming at times, yet caregivers manage to be there for their aging loved ones. While you may have to address your loved one’s needs on a prompt basis, it’s also important to remember daily stress can lead to caregiver burnout. These seven…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on January 19, 2021

Hospital delirium is one of the most common types of complications seniors face when they have health issues that require hospitalization for any length of time. This condition is marked by symptoms that include confusion, agitation, and hallucinations. Your senior loved one might also experience varying levels of consciousness. He…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on January 12, 2021

If your aging parent lives alone, making meals ahead of time can help him or her eat well throughout the week. Because many seniors have diminished appetites or special dietary needs, preparing healthy meals may be difficult for them. You can make the following meals for the week ahead to…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on January 5, 2021

When it comes down to it, your senior loved one’s quality of life makes the biggest difference in his or her happiness with age. Seniors with a high quality of life experience fewer frustrations, and they’re able to find personal fulfillment throughout each day. Boosting your loved one’s quality of…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on December 22, 2020

Aging brings about various health issues, including foot problems. Seniors’ feet lose cushioning over time, and their skin can become brittle and dry. This is due to different factors, such as regular wear and tear and poor blood circulation. To combat these issues, your aging loved one should keep the…