Blog

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on November 25, 2021

Since aging can cause any number of dental issues, it’s not uncommon for seniors to end up wearing dentures later in life. Though modern dentures may be almost indistinguishable from regular teeth, they require special maintenance. Improper care of dentures may cause your elderly loved one to develop infections, cavities…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on November 11, 2021

Exercising is vital to a senior’s cognitive health and physical wellbeing. However, adding the most complicated activities to your aging loved one’s workout routine could increase the risk of injuries and severe accidents. Therefore, you should promote safe exercises and encourage your loved one to avoid the physical activities listed…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on October 28, 2021

Alzheimer’s disease is a degenerative brain disorder that affects millions of seniors worldwide. Though there are many theories about what causes Alzheimer’s, there has been little proof of what triggers the disease because it’s somewhat difficult for scientists to study. A recent study by researchers at Lomonosov Moscow State University…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on October 14, 2021

One of the most common symptoms associated with Parkinson’s is tremors, and many seniors experience the shaking sensation at some point. The issue generally impacts one side of the body. However, as the disease progresses, both sides may be affected, and the sensation can worsen. Continue reading to learn what…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on September 30, 2021

While some seniors living with anxiety disorders require prescription medications for relief, others experience calmness and tranquility by taking a more natural approach. There are many DIY remedies that promote emotional stability. Following are seven natural approaches for alleviating anxiety. 1. Get Back to Nature The Japanese call this approach…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on September 16, 2021

Seniors who are underweight may be at risk for weakness, infections, and fatigue. If your aging loved one is unable to gain weight, you need to find out why so you can intervene. Here are some ways you can help your loved one gain weight.  Encourage Exercise Many older adults…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on August 26, 2021

Cognitive impairment and memory dysfunction are common after a stroke. Participating in hobbies that were once easy may become challenging due to the neurological damage caused by the event. However, doing cognitive activities can boost memory and problem-solving abilities. Here are some cognitive exercises your senior loved one can take…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on August 12, 2021

When it comes to general health, people often pay close attention to diet and exercise, but they don’t consider sleep to be quite as important. A lack of high-quality sleep can lead to several mental and physical issues for seniors. The older people get, the more difficult it is to…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on July 29, 2021

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is described as a progressive nervous system disorder. According to ParkinsonsDisease.net, PD affects about 1 percent of adults 65 and older. For this reason, the biggest risk factor associated with PD is age. But what are some other causes of Parkinson’s in the elderly and common risk…

By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on July 15, 2021

Your senior loved one may start to notice that he or she gets sick more often and that illnesses last longer. At first, your loved one may feel baffled when he or she needs another round of antibiotics or a minor case of the sniffles turns into pneumonia. However, your…