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By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on August 7, 2020

Spending time with your elderly parent brings back childhood memories of activities you enjoyed when you were a child. Now, you can return your parent’s efforts at keeping you entertained by planning a few awesome activities that keep him or her engaged. These are some of the best things you…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on July 24, 2020

As adults get older, some things tend to naturally fall by the wayside. For some seniors, this means overlooking oral health, which involves more than just regular brushing. In fact, dental health is linked to overall health in ways that aren’t always obvious, which is why it’s just as important…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on July 10, 2020

Arthritis is one of the leading causes of chronic pain for older adults. Although there are medications that can manage your senior loved one’s condition, it also helps to try natural remedies that ease pain and stiffness. Your loved one can work through these six strategies to increase comfort. 1….

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on June 19, 2020

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that affects the central nervous system. The disease is more common in people over the age of 60. However, there are steps seniors can take to reduce their risk of Parkinson’s, including the tips mentioned below. 1. Limit Exposure to Dangerous Chemicals Where your…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on June 5, 2020

You might have started out as a family caregiver with a spring in your step and joy about being able to take on this role. A positive attitude goes a long way toward helping you function well as a caregiver, but it doesn’t take long for exhaustion to kick in…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on May 22, 2020

Socialization is one of the most overlooked components of senior care. While spending time with friends may seem like a luxury, there are many seniors who go days without talking to anyone. Here are a few reasons your aging loved one needs regular social interaction to preserve his or her…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on May 8, 2020

Muscle mass begins decreasing around the age of 30 and continues as individuals grow older. However, there are other reasons older adults may experience leg weakness. Many of the underlying causes can easily be remedied. Physical Inactivity Due to cardiovascular issues or other medical conditions, some seniors may not be…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on April 17, 2020

Keeping seniors with Alzheimer’s stimulated and occupied is one of the best things that can be done for their physical and mental health. A sedentary lifestyle could exacerbate the symptoms of Alzheimer’s and potentially even speed up the progression of the disease. Here’s a look at seven great activities to…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on April 3, 2020

The new coronavirus impacts people of all ages, but severe infection and death are more common in individuals over the age of 60. Seniors are at higher risk for developing severe disease due to their age and preexisting conditions. Below are some tips your family can use to help your…

By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on March 23, 2020

We’re living in unprecedented times. COVID-19, or the Coronavirus, is changing how we live daily. Let’s begin with what this virus is and then delve into the specifics of how you can protect yourselves and how home care can help. What Is COVID-19? According to the World Health Organization,“Coronaviruses (CoV) are…