By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on November 17, 2020
Fresh salads, delicious soups, tasty vegetables, mouthwatering seafood, and flavorful fruits are all part of the Mediterranean diet. There are many health benefits of eating this diet, as it uses mostly whole foods while eliminating processed foods. It’s a great diet for seniors for the following reasons. 1. Boost Heart…
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on November 3, 2020
Debt is a reality for many people, including seniors. Trying to live on a fixed income can be difficult, especially for seniors who may be faced with steep medical bills or the loss of their spouses. Once a senior turns to credit cards as an easy solution to a problem,…
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on October 20, 2020
To act as an advocate for a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s, you’ll need to have a basic understanding of the condition and, ideally, his or her care preferences. While there’s no need to have a legal background, some decisions you’ll have to make may require the guidance of a…
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on October 6, 2020
Many seniors make the mistake of putting off exercise when they’re experiencing the common aches and pains that occur with aging. However, exercising can strengthen muscles that support the joints that may be subject to these aches and pains. Exercise can also reduce fatigue and increase circulation to boost overall…
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on September 22, 2020
Some seniors are at risfor feeling negative emotions such as depression and loneliness, which can lead to other serious health concerns. It’s important to motivate aging adults to take a more positive approach to life so they can remain emotionally healthy. Here are some tips to help your aging loved…
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on September 8, 2020
seniors consume a balanced diet in addition to receiving nutrients that can inhibit cognitive decline. Following are ten nutritious foods you can prepare for a senior loved one with dementia. 1. Beans & Legumes Beans and legumes offer a wealth of vital nutrients, including B vitamins, iron, magnesium, and potassium,…
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on August 18, 2020
Many people over the age of 65 need some type of long-term home care. While serious health conditions may require hospitalization, in-home care allows seniors to continue to age in place in the comfort of home. Preparing for long-term home care now gives you a plan to follow while there’s…
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on August 4, 2020
Being a caregiver for an aging family member is one of the most challenging jobs there is. Family caregivers experience a lot of unusual challenges, but the right support can help them overcome these difficulties. If you’re a family caregiver, you need to be aware of these reasons you may…
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on July 21, 2020
Older adults are especially susceptible to serious respiratory issues, including chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), asthma, cystic fibrosis, sleep apnea, and lung cancer. With conditions of this nature, the first step is to ensure your aging loved one is receiving proper treatment from the doctor or an appropriate specialist. As…
By Manpreet Dhalla, 9:00 am on July 7, 2020
There are many effective ways of managing hearing loss, ranging from implanted devices to external hearing aids. However, seniors cannot get all the benefits of these treatments unless they’re diagnosed with hearing loss in the first place, and it can be surprisingly difficult to notice. You need to carefully keep…