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

Lung cancer is a disease that damages cells in the lungs, causing them to mutate or change. This condition is one of the leading causes of death among older adults. However, making smart lifestyle choices can reduce the risk of this disease and keep seniors in good health. Here are…

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

It’s not uncommon for seniors to live with chronic migraines. In lieu of over-the-counter medications, seniors can drink various types of tea to relieve the pain. The following six popular teas are believed to naturally alleviate migraine symptoms.  1. Dandelion Considered a cleansing herb, dandelion is a popular natural remedy…

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

Seniors living with celiac disease don’t need to experience the displeasure of having dull meals. There are many savory gluten-free recipes available that also provide a wealth of health benefits. Encourage your senior loved one to give a few of the following dishes a try. Vegetable Egg Scramble Just about…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on September 28, 2021

Modern technology has given family caregivers a wealth of opportunities to make their duties less challenging and their senior loved ones’ lives better. Some technologies can boost the health of aging adults, allowing them to do many activities on their own, which lessens the load for family caregivers. Here are…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on September 21, 2021

It’s crucial for older adults to maintain good bone health to prevent falls, which could cause head injuries that increase their risk of developing dementia. The effects of a traumatic brain injury are similar to dementia, and over time, the symptoms could get worse. Below are different ways a head…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on September 14, 2021

“An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” This well-known saying has more than a little truth behind it. Research is showing there are several fruits that offer seniors some fantastic health benefits. Here are a few fruits seniors should consider adding to their pantry for the next time they…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on September 7, 2021

Mealtime challenges are a common complaint among seniors with Parkinson’s and their caregivers. As your aging loved one’s condition progresses, you can expect that he or she may face challenges during mealtimes, such as swallowing and getting the food from the plate to his or her mouth. These tips can…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on August 24, 2021

As people age, a lack of water can adversely affect important body functions. The body requires water to lubricate joints and the lungs and hydrate blood and tissues. Water helps with digestion and hydrates the skin, and it can also decrease cravings for sweets, lower cholesterol and blood pressure, and even…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on August 17, 2021

Seniors are never too old to start using social media, and these platforms could provide many different mental and emotional benefits. While the learning curve might be difficult for some aging adults, most can learn the basic features and controls within just a few hours. If your senior loved one…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on August 10, 2021

When it comes to physical and mental capabilities, the phrase “use it or lose it” is often mentioned. This is very much true when it comes to maintaining intellectual health and wellbeing later in life. Doing so can contribute to increased mental alertness, reduced risk of cognitive decline, and a…