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By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on March 17, 2020
Mixed dementia is a combination of different types of dementia. Also known as multifactorial dementia, it’s often characterized by the same types of abnormal protein deposits associated with Alzheimer’s disease (AD), which is the most common form of dementia. The Alzheimer’s Association also cites research suggesting mixed dementia could be…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on March 3, 2020
Hearing loss happens so gradually that seniors sometimes don’t realize there’s a problem until someone points it out. Once your senior loved one loses a significant amount of his or her hearing, he or she may also experience issues with safety or become isolated if he or she cannot hear…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on February 18, 2020
When seniors lead sedentary lifestyles, they increase the risk of becoming overweight and developing cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, and other conditions. However, it’s never too late to start becoming more active. The following guidelines can help older adults along the journey. 1. Consult a Physician Older adults with cardiovascular disease,…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on February 4, 2020
Lunch is an important meal because it gives seniors energy and keeps them active throughout the afternoon and evening. Therefore, you should choose foods that provide your elderly parent with plenty of minerals and vitamins. Below you’ll find healthy lunch options for seniors. Salmon Wraps Salmon is an excellent superfood…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on January 21, 2020
Independence is a major factor in quality of life. No one likes to be dependent on other people, and seniors who lose their ability to live on their own often experience serious emotional distress. These six ideas are all effective for helping you encourage your aging loved one to be…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on January 7, 2020
Your senior loved one may get more set in his or her ways with age. Seniors sometimes cause themselves to become isolated when they suddenly stop trying to do new things or meet new people. While your loved one may balk at the idea of going to a party, there…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on December 17, 2019
Heart disease is the top medical condition affecting aging adults, according to the American College of Cardiology. It’s also the leading cause of death for seniors and a frequent reason for hospital visits and stays for individuals 65 and older. These are just some of the more compelling reasons lowering…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on December 3, 2019
Being a family caregiver can certainly be a rewarding experience in many ways. It’s also a role that can present some challenges along the way, especially since there’s no how-to manual for caregiving. Still, there are some basic things most family caregivers do on a regular basis. Assist with Personal…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on November 19, 2019
If you have a senior loved one who has recently survived a stroke, it can be helpful to know specifically how strokes affect the brain so you can have a better idea of what to expect during recovery. The damage from a stroke occurs because a blood vessel bursts or…
By Manpreet Singh Dhalla, 9:00 am on November 5, 2019
Nobody wants to see an elderly loved one go back to the hospital, so it’s important for family members to understand the risk factors that tend to contribute to readmissions for older adults. Here’s a closer look at six of the more common reasons for readmission along with some tips…