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By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on May 4, 2021

You don’t have to be a music therapist to notice how music has the ability to relieve many problems. Music therapy taps into the way rhythms and sounds somehow reach into a senior’s soul. In addition to having a lot of fun, your aging loved one with Alzheimer’s can enjoy…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on April 27, 2021

As a caregiver for an older family member, you want to provide the best level of care possible, which often means jumping in to provide assistance whenever you can. This can be a good thing for safety reasons, but it’s also important to strike a balance between helping and enabling…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on April 20, 2021

Caring for a senior loved one can be exhausting. However, the role comes with many rewards, such as strengthening relationships and creating irreplaceable memories. To reduce some of the challenges, families need to develop easy-to-follow strategies. Below are some essential tools caregivers can use to make their jobs easier while…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on April 13, 2021

Behavior often changes naturally with age. Still, it’s understandable to be concerned if an older loved one in your life is exhibiting some noticeable, unusual, or concerning behavioral changes. Below, we go over some of the most common behavioral changes in seniors and what can be done about them. Apathy…

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

Incontinence is a common health issue among elderly people, and it can be frustrating and inconvenient for both seniors and their caregivers. Fortunately, there are some methods for handling this issue that can make life easier for you and your aging loved one. Use the following tips to address your…

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

Many seniors prefer to live in their homes as they age instead of moving in with family and friends, downsizing, or choosing to reside in retirement facilities or nursing homes. This is an excellent option for aging adults who have the support they need to maintain their safety and good…

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

Older animals make the best companions for seniors. In some cases, pets are the only companions aging adults have. Being a pet owner could enhance your elderly loved one’s health. Here are some of the benefits seniors can gain when they adopt and spend time with senior pets. 1. Avoid…

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

Taking on the role of family caregiver can enhance your bond with your senior loved one, but it can also lead to many sacrifices. Caregivers generally readjust their daily schedules based on their loved ones’ needs. Below are some of the most common sacrifices family caregivers make and ways you…

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….