Metro New Orleans Senior Home Care Blog
The DASH Diet: A Delicious and Simple Way to Better Heart Health
March 30, 2023 Health & Safety
There are 75 million adults in America who have hypertension, and only half of them have it under control. Following the DASH diet is a smart way to better heart health.
Aging and Medications: How To Stay Safe on the Medication Merry-Go-Round
March 28, 2023 Health & Safety
Many older adults take several medications every day. Because the body’s tolerance changes with age, seniors must be aware of potential side effects and those medications that pose a greater risk to them.
Embracing Each Day: A Right at Home Agency Owner Lives With MS
March 23, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
March is Multiple Sclerosis Awareness Month, created to bring awareness to the condition and the challenges faced by those with MS. We took the opportunity to catch up with a Right at Home agency owner who is thriving as she lives a full, active life; runs a business; and manages her MS.
Mindfulness and Self-Care Are Vital for Senior Caregivers
March 21, 2023 Caregiving
Family caregivers can help ensure their well-being while stressed with the care of a loved one. Being mindful, engaging in activities that bring joy, and attending to their own health can go a long way toward that.
Hearing Aids Could Cut Dementia Risk
March 14, 2023 Health & Safety
A study showed that moderate hearing loss tripled the risk for dementia. But the use of hearing aids could cut that risk. Read on to learn how.
Seniors and Crafting: Grab Your Glue Stick and Boost Your Brain Power
March 09, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
Research shows that crafting offers seniors several health benefits, including reducing depression and loss of cognition and increasing general feelings of happiness and accomplishment. Here are some ideas for crafting projects you can easily take on.
5 Tips for Your Next Doctor Appointment
March 07, 2023 Health & Safety
The time you get one-on-one with your physician is valuable. Use these tips to make the most of the opportunity to discuss your health.
How Sleep Affects Heart Health
March 02, 2023 Health & Safety
Sleep has a surprising effect on your overall heart health, and not getting enough of it increases your risk for heart disease. Read these tips to ensure you are not sleeping on your well-being.
Older Adults and the Internet: The Good and The Bad
February 28, 2023 Family & Loved Ones
If you think older adults are not using the internet, you are wrong. They are, and they’re using it for many different things. But, like anything, too much can be harmful. Read on for the facts.
Seniors, Too, Can Experience Disordered Eating
February 23, 2023 Health & Safety
Anyone can experience disordered eating at any stage in their life. Aging adults can even be affected. The condition may lead to an eating disorder. Read on to learn what to look for.
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