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Caregiver Resource Articles

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Why Seniors Should Share with Younger People

December 20th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Seniors have a lifetime of experience and knowledge to share. However, due to generational gaps in outlook and expectation, elderly people tend not to connect regularly with younger generations. Ideological differences due to technological advancements and reliance along with differing cultural attitudes create barriers between generations but bridging this [...]

Why Do Family Caregivers Need a Break?

November 29th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Aging can come with some debilitating health conditions such as dementia and arthritis. These diseases make it difficult for seniors to carry out their daily activities as before and may require the assistance of caregivers. Many times, family members become caregivers despite their own obligations to their career or [...]

The Important Roles of Professional Caregivers

November 13th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

As November welcomes Thanksgiving, it also marks another important yearly milestone – National Homecare and Hospice Month. Among the many reasons to be thankful this year, one of our greatest is for the caregivers, hospice nurses, and therapists that care for the elderly and those living with illness or [...]

Transform Your Health Through Social Engagement

October 25th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Social interaction with others is an important human need and unfortunately, as we age, the opportunities for social engagement may diminish due to various reasons including separation, death of a loved one, or mobility challenges. Isolated seniors, especially, may feel alienated as a result of fewer meaningful interactions with [...]

How Can Seniors Stay Sharp Mentally?

October 11th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Declining cognitive function is often associated with advanced aging - whether caused by disease or the aging process itself. Fortunately, your mental function is not always at the mercy of time, as there are many lifestyle choices you or your loved one can make to improve brain health! A [...]

How Can Seniors Overcome Tooth Loss?

September 27th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Teeth weaken with age and while they are protected by very strong enamel, progressive wear due to use can leave your teeth vulnerable to damage. An analysis by the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research estimates that about 27% of seniors are completely edentulous, meaning they have lost [...]

Can Oral Health Affect Your Heart Health?

September 13th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Maintaining a healthy heart is a no-brainer! Eating the right foods, exercising, and maintaining a healthy weight are things most of us know we should be doing to keep our cardiovascular systems in check. But did you know that oral health can positively or negatively affect your heart? While [...]

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