Outdoor Activities for Seniors

It’s very important for everyone, including seniors, to spend time outdoors. There are many benefits to being outside for at least a small part of the day. Being outdoors can provide both fresh air and sunshine. Sunshine provides Vitamin D, which can be beneficial to the bones, muscles, and brain. Being outdoors can also provide [...]

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Understanding Memory Care

If you have a loved one that has been diagnosed with a form of dementia, you’ve probably already heard the term “memory care.” In order to help you know what to expect from memory care for your loved one, here is a deeper explanation of what the term means and what kind of services memory [...]

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Traits of a Healthy Senior

Physical Activity One very important key to staying healthy is to avoid a sedentary lifestyle. It can be easy to sit around all day or spend very little time moving around. Having an active lifestyle is very important, though. There are different options of ways to do this. Go to a gym or join a [...]

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Some Info on Parkinson’s Disease

Some Info on Parkinson’s Disease Dementia If your loved one has been recently diagnosed with either Parkinson’s disease or Parkinson’s disease dementia, you might have some questions about what these terms means as well as what kinds of symptoms to expect. Here is a somewhat condensed explanation of both Parkinson’s disease and the dementia that [...]

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Music & Art Therapy

For those with dementia, there are certain activities that can be beneficial, as they can be stimulating to the mind. Art therapy is one way in which those with dementia can have some brain stimulation. Painting or drawing can help someone with dementia for several different reasons. Art can be beneficial for a few different [...]

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Moving into Assisted Living

There are a lot of things to think about when making any kind of move. When it comes to moving into an assisted living facility, however, there are a few more things to consider that might not automatically cross your mind. Here are a few helpful tips when moving a senior from one home to [...]

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How to Pay for Senior Care

Paying for senior care can seem like a big and sometimes daunting challenge. It can be an unexpected addition to an already-tight budget and might require cutting out some other items off your list of monthly purchases. When you first hear the monthly costs, perhaps you’ll be overwhelmed and concerned about how to make ends [...]

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Helping Your Loved One Deal with Loneliness

If your loved one is feeling lonely or isolated, it can be difficult to know what to say or do. Seniors are often very lonely and very isolated. Getting older can often bring with it the death of close family members and friends, serious illnesses, transportation limitations, and other struggles. Many seniors end up living [...]

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Fears About Moving into Senior Living

Fears about Moving Into a Senior Living Community (And How to Talk About Them) It’s normal for seniors to be hesitant about moving into a senior living community, whether it’s an assisted or independent living neighborhood. If you and your loved one are currently discussing the possibility of a senior living community, here are some [...]

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