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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…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on December 15, 2020

Seniors and their caregivers face many challenges regarding medication management. Fortunately, identifying problems such as organization and memory issues can help seniors find solutions that get the most out of their medication regimens safely and effectively. Physical Problems When visual acuity begins to decrease, it may become difficult for seniors…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on December 8, 2020

Society has come a long way regarding the acceptance of mental health issues in the general population. Today, more people recognize it’s important to practice self-care and promote a positive mindset in their everyday lives. However, there’s still one major part of the population that tends to get overlooked due…

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

  Having a senior loved one in the hospital can be an overwhelming experience for many caregivers. While it’s great news when the doctors decide your loved one can go home, there are some steps you need to take to prepare for caring for him or her at home. Manage…

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

There’s no denying the power of human touch, but having regular physical contact with other people offers particular benefits for seniors. Many older adults can go weeks without touching other people. Those who live alone often crave the hugs and pats on the shoulder so many younger people take for…

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

Even though there isn’t a permanent cure for dementia, seniors who have been diagnosed with this disorder can do quite a bit to protect their mental health. Studies from around the world are now showing that some of the most common symptoms of this neurodegenerative disorder can be slowed with…