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By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on April 7, 2020

The novel coronavirus is quickly spreading across the world. As of the end of March 2020, the virus had been detected in more than 141,000 individuals and killed more than 2,400 people in the United States alone. The majority of these deaths have occurred in seniors. Understanding why seniors are…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on March 24, 2020

Everyone needs a little help sometimes, and seniors benefit when they have multiple sources of support. When aging in place is your elderly loved one’s goal, you need to begin helping him or her put together a plan that includes people and services that can meet his or her needs….

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on March 17, 2020

Purchasing healthy foods can keep your senior parent in good shape and stave off various health conditions, such as diabetes, heart disease, dementia, and arthritis. Having access to nutritious foods is the key to healthy eating. Take a look at some grocery shopping tips for your loved one. 1. Create…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on March 10, 2020

Your siblings can be one of your greatest sources of support when your aging parent needs help. Yet sibling conflicts could arise when you all have different ideas about what it means to assist your loved one with daily activities. In some cases, one of you may feel like you’re…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on March 3, 2020

If your aging parent has recently decided to start using the Internet, you need to come up with a comprehensive plan for helping him or her do it safely. While the Internet can be an incredible tool for older adults, there are potential risks around every corner. Luckily, with a…

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

Based on some promising research detailed in the following infographic, it turns out that those who have survived a previous cancer diagnosis may be less likely to develop Alzheimer’s disease. However, some seniors may still get the disease and require professional Alzheimer’s care. Clearwater families can count on Home Care…

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

Researchers have determined that, over the next two decades and beyond, the number of individuals in the aging population who are living with Alzheimer’s or similar forms of dementia is expected to grow considerably. The following infographic details a few key statistics related to these projections. What this means for…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on February 25, 2020

Following a healthy diet could lower your senior loved one’s risk of various conditions, including dementia, diabetes, and arthritis. Healthy foods provide nutritional value that boosts independence and longevity by keeping the body functioning as its best. Below you’ll find some of the most nutritious foods for seniors and details…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on February 20, 2020

Though Alzheimer’s can lead to challenges with memory, there are several other ways the disease may impact an older adult’s health. The Clearwater Alzheimer’s care experts at Home Care Assistance have put together an infographic listing some of the common signs a senior might have developed Alzheimer’s disease. If you…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on February 18, 2020

There are quite a few reasons seniors might want to earn a little extra money on the side. In addition to helping them cover some of their expenses, side jobs can keep them mentally stimulated and engaged with the world. Here’s a quick glimpse at five things older adults can…