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5 Ways to Stay Active at Home for Busy People

5 Ways to Stay Active at Home for Busy People We understand not everyone has the time to get outside and exercise, or go to the gym for that matter. Between work, school, family, and maintaining a social life, many of us feel like we are drowning. However, we know that staying active is important, and we should fit it into our busy schedules somehow. That’s why we’ve made a list of 5 ways to stay active at home. As a bonus, we’ve included activities that combine your daily task! 1. [...]

By |2020-01-17T10:07:09+00:00January 17th, 2020|Scottsdale|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Stay Active at Home for Busy People

Unintentional Weight Loss in Seniors

As January begins, many people set their new year’s resolution to lose weight. It’s become such a popular trend that January has become National Healthy Weight Awareness Month. Many see losing weight as a positive sign of health; however, many seniors face unintentional weight loss which can be a sign of greater issues. In fact, elderly people are disproportionately impacted; 27% of frail elders over the age of 65 experience involuntary weight loss. (Pharmacy Times) If you observe noticeable weight loss in an elderly friend or loved one, take some time [...]

By |2020-01-10T11:08:24+00:00January 10th, 2020|Elderly Care|Comments Off on Unintentional Weight Loss in Seniors

Senior Weight Loss: 5 Key Factors to Keep in Mind

As we age, it’s common to become less active, our metabolism slows down and we have a more difficult time keeping the weight off. It is essential to maintain a healthy weight as a senior to remain independent for as long as possible. Losing weight as a senior doesn’t have to be difficult, in fact, there are a lot of health programs tailored for seniors, Silver Sneakers is a popular one. A quick google search of your community should reveal programs in the area. Exercise, mindfulness, and diet are the key to [...]

By |2020-01-08T10:50:50+00:00January 10th, 2020|Scottsdale|Comments Off on Senior Weight Loss: 5 Key Factors to Keep in Mind

5 Ways to Persuade Your Elderly Parent to get Hearing Aids

Are you dealing with an elderly parent who is hard of hearing? Do you feel like they are missing out on important conversations and connections with family and friends because of it? Loss of hearing is a common symptom of aging; it can lead to social isolation, a feeling of helplessness, and the person may stop doing activities they once enjoyed because of it. Getting hearing aids is not always an easy topic to discuss with your elderly parent; they might not be ready to accept the fact they are now [...]

By |2020-01-03T11:30:52+00:00January 3rd, 2020|Scottsdale|Comments Off on 5 Ways to Persuade Your Elderly Parent to get Hearing Aids

New Year’s Intentions for a Happier You

“New Year New You,” we’ve all heard it before. Some of the most common New Year’s goals are to exercise more, get organized, or save more money. Instead of choosing a New Year’s goal like everyone else, try something different this year, choose to be happy. As a society they teach us to never truly be happy and always wanting more. We have thoughts like, if I was 10 pounds lighter I would be happy, or if I buy a new car then that would  make me happy, but that’s not [...]

By |2019-12-12T16:05:13+00:00December 27th, 2019|Scottsdale|Comments Off on New Year’s Intentions for a Happier You

7 New Year’s Resolutions for a Better 2020

As is tradition, 2020 is almost here and it is time to set some new goals to start off fresh to boost your overall health for the new year. New Year’s resolutions can be difficult to follow, but we are here to help set you and your loved ones up for success! It is important to set resolutions by creating day-to-day plans that help accomplish your goals. Choosing resolutions than are achievable by small tasks is an easy way to build momentum and help create a positive trend in behavior that [...]

By |2019-12-22T21:49:31+00:00December 20th, 2019|Elderly Care|Comments Off on 7 New Year’s Resolutions for a Better 2020

How to Introduce Regular Exercise as a Senior

Many aging adults and seniors are under the misconception that they are too old to exercise or it’s too late to start. It becomes difficult for seniors to begin exercise that may experience health problems, reduced coordination, and balance. Some seniors simply don’t know where to begin, but the fact is, you’re never too old to start exercising.  Senior Exercise Benefits Exercise in seniors prevents disease, reduces fall risk, improves mental health and cognition, and promotes a healthier lifestyle. It helps to create social engagement among seniors and [...]

By |2019-12-12T16:26:53+00:00December 20th, 2019|Scottsdale|Comments Off on How to Introduce Regular Exercise as a Senior

Caregiver Ideas to Celebrate the Holidays with the Elderly

You are a caregiver and you’ve nurtured a special bond with your elderly care recipient. Where would they be without you and you without them? You assist them at home, provide companionship and help them be more independent, but more than that you’ve built a relationship of mutual respect and trust. You probably know their grandchildren’s names, how their dog Biscuit loves belly rubs and their favorite dessert. It is now the holiday season and you want to make it special for them. Here are five tips to celebrate the holidays [...]

By |2019-12-13T14:46:33+00:00December 13th, 2019|Scottsdale|Comments Off on Caregiver Ideas to Celebrate the Holidays with the Elderly

Holiday Gift Guide

Thoughtful Gifts for Your Loved Ones It’s that time of year again – the holidays are approaching quickly and we’re all thinking though our gift lists. If you are shopping for an older adult or friend or loved one facing long-term injury or illness, consider purchasing something to help improve their overall quality of life! This kind of gift can show your loved one you are in-tune with their needs, you’re paying attention to their daily lives, and that you’re willing to go the extra mile to support them. We understand, [...]

By |2019-12-06T15:18:22+00:00December 6th, 2019|Elderly Care|Comments Off on Holiday Gift Guide

Five Ways to Avoid Caregiver Burnout During the Holidays

The holidays are the most wonderful time of the year, but for many the holidays can be stressful and chaotic. For family or professional caregivers that are already dealing with a lot of overwhelming responsibilities, the holidays are even more trying and there is a higher chance for caregiver burnout to set in. It’s easy to turn to unhealthy coping strategies with all the delicious sugary treats around the holidays, the hustle and bustle and family time cutting into your daily routine, so how do you manage it all as a caregiver? [...]

By |2019-12-06T14:09:00+00:00December 6th, 2019|Scottsdale|Comments Off on Five Ways to Avoid Caregiver Burnout During the Holidays
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