Category 'Elder Care Mediation'

Fighting Food Infection

Those molds and invisible germs in the fridge can actually kill you, particularly if you are over age 65. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that every year in the United States, about 48 million people are sickened from eating contaminated food – 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die.

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Senior Citizens Caring for Other Seniors

As the demand for senior care services increases across the country, more and more families are finding a supportive lifeline in older caregivers – who are sometimes nearly the same age as their clients.

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Summer Travel With Seniors

Summers are often the ideal time for family caregivers to take their senior loved ones on vacation, to reunions or on group outings with family and friends. Planning ahead will help ensure older adults stay safe and comfortable when traveling.

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It's time to reclaim the exercise equipment from the cat!

Just because you or a loved one are getting older it doesn't mean you can't remain physically active, or even start an exercise routine. In fact, as you age exercise and physical activity are increasingly important to maintaining your overall health. Exercise and physical activity can help you:

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Summer Travel With Seniors

Summers are often the ideal time for family caregivers to take their senior loved ones on vacation, to reunions or on group outings with family and friends. Planning ahead will help ensure older adults stay safe and comfortable when traveling.

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Exercising the Aging Brain

A regular cognitive workout can improve your concentration, comprehension and recall in everyday life from remembering people’s names to driving across town.

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Signs a Senior Loved One’s Needs Are Changing

Dad sometimes leaves the garage door up all night with his keys in the car. Mom stays in the same outfit for days and limits her bathing. At first, these behaviors seemed a bit out of the ordinary, but now you are beginning to wonder if something is shifting in your senior loved ones’ health and daily care needs.

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Staying Active With Age

Zumba class? You bet. Biking? Absolutely. Getting older and reaching retirement doesn’t mean you retire your body. Regular exercise for the elderly is worth its weight in healthful benefits, including:

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Spring Safety Tips

If you are helping an elderly loved one with their Spring Cleaning this year, take some time to do a safety check and perform some proactive safety maintenance. These five tips are a good starting point for most families:

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Staying Active With Age

Zumba class? You bet. Biking? Absolutely. Getting older and reaching retirement doesn’t mean you retire your body. Regular exercise for the elderly is worth its weight in healthful benefits, including:

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