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Worries Many Aging Americans Have about Post-Retirement Life in Richardson, TX
Worries Many Aging Americans Have about Post-Retirement Life in Richardson, TX
By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on March 26, 2020

Retirement can be a welcome change after many years spent juggling a long list of responsibilities. Yet there are some common concerns American seniors have after retirement, eight of which are discussed below. This list is based in part on results from a survey on this topic conducted by the National Council on Aging (NCOA). 1. Finding New Ways to Fill Time Being relieved of tedious obligations can be a…

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Can I Express Gratitude to a Family Caregiver in Richardson, TX
Can I Express Gratitude to a Family Caregiver in Richardson, TX
By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on March 12, 2020

Caring for a senior loved one requires a lot of sacrifices and hard work, especially if he or she is living with chronic health conditions, memory loss, or issues that impact mobility. As a family, you need to show appreciation to the person who provides care for your loved one every day. Below you’ll find various ways to thank the caregiver in your family who is helping your parent. A…

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Advantages Associated with Getting Older in Richardson, TX
Advantages Associated with Getting Older in Richardson, TX
By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on February 27, 2020

The golden years have earned their distinction as a special time in a person’s life when things take on a brighter meaning. Not only have seniors worked hard to make it this far in life, but entering the golden years also means they get to reap the benefits of being senior members of society. During times when seniors feel down about their age, they need to remember life just keeps…

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Main Causes of Vision Problems for Seniors in Richardson, TX
Main Causes of Vision Problems for Seniors in Richardson, TX
By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on February 13, 2020

Statistics indicate up to one third of adults experience some type of visual impairment by the time they reach the age of 65. Any type of visual problem may cause a loss of visual/motor coordination and reduced depth perception, which could lead to accidents in the home or while driving. Here are some of the most common visual impairments in the elderly and what to do about them. 1. Presbyopia…

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Amazing Incentives for Older Adults to Volunteer in Richardson, TX
Amazing Incentives for Older Adults to Volunteer in Richardson, TX
By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on January 30, 2020

Volunteering is one of those things most people wish they could do more often. After all, every community benefits when people are willing to share their time and talents. People who volunteer regularly will be quick to tell you they get back more than they put into their roles. Choosing to volunteer during the senior years provides several benefits that make it easy to look forward to starting the first…

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Should Seniors Focus on Being Happy in the Golden Years in Richardson, TX
Should Seniors Focus on Being Happy in the Golden Years in Richardson, TX
By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on January 16, 2020

Gandhi once said happiness is a “state of mind.” Aristotle called it “the meaning and purpose of life.” However you opt to define happiness, take comfort in knowing there’s plenty of research suggesting a generally positive attitude is good for older adults. If you’re caring for an older loved one, take a moment to learn why seniors should be as happy as possible as they age. Better Heart Health Heart…

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How Alzheimer’s Can be Cured in Richardson, TX
How Alzheimer’s Can be Cured in Richardson, TX
By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on December 26, 2019

Alzheimer’s is a form of dementia that affects each person differently. Controlling the disease could slow its progression and increase independence. Family caregivers need to learn as much about the condition as possible, including whether it’s curable and what they can do to help their senior loved ones manage the disease. Continue reading to learn more about Alzheimer’s and how to stave off its progression. Top Causes Lifestyle choices, environmental…

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Helping an Elderly Loved One Exercise Safely in Richardson, TX
Helping an Elderly Loved One Exercise Safely in Richardson, TX
By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on December 12, 2019

Exercise is vital to your senior loved one’s health. Regular exercise can help him or her maintain good heart health, strengthen the muscles and bones, and receive a boost of endorphins, which can relieve depression and anxiety. It’s important for seniors to stay safe while exercising to prevent injuries. Talk with your loved one about what kind of exercise is right for him or her, and implement these tips to…

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Cognitive Boosting Exercises During Stroke Recovery in Richardson, TX
Cognitive Boosting Exercises During Stroke Recovery in Richardson, TX
By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on November 28, 2019

There’s often an emphasis placed on the physical therapy needed to regain mobility and enhance gross and fine motor skills after a stroke occurs. However, it’s just as essential to help the brain form new neural pathways in the areas that handle important functions such as memory and pattern recognition. Here are six amazing cognitive exercises designed to help stroke survivors achieve this goal as they recover. 1. Cognitive Training…

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Main Reasons People Develop Alzheimer’s in Richardson, TX
Main Reasons People Develop Alzheimer’s in Richardson, TX
By Ben Isaac, 9:00 am on November 14, 2019

Every year, more progress is made regarding the best ways to treat Alzheimer’s. While researchers are still working to identify a single definite cause for this condition, it’s understood there are some common causes that may be behind why some people develop symptoms and others don’t. Taking a look at what this year has taught people about Alzheimer’s disease helps you gain a better understanding of what the future may…

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