Vitamins and minerals are essential for people of all ages. They make our bodies function at its best. It can be difficult keeping track of all the different vitamins and minerals that a person needs in order to stay healthy. In addition, it can be difficult figuring out how to get these minerals and vitamins.…

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Vision changes can be both subtle and scary for your aging family member. Often people don’t realize at first how much their vision has changed, simply because they’re losing that functionality a little bit every day. Keeping up with home safety for your senior can help her to avoid injuries. Improve Lighting with Adjustable Lamps…

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Jill never thought she would ever turn her back on her husband of 53 years. She never wanted to. Tom and Jill were high school sweethearts who never looked to anyone else but their spouse, the love of their life. They had supported each other through difficult times, through tragedy, and through joys. Yet, in…

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Edema is a medical term for swelling. In a person it occurs when body parts swell due to injury or illness. Edema happens when small blood vessels leak fluid into nearby tissues, causing them to swell up with an excess of fluid. While it can happen anywhere in the body, it most often occurs in…

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All adults should aim for 30 minutes of moderate exercise per day. Ideally, older adults want to exercise at least five days per week, though all seven are even better. When senior citizens struggle with mobility issues, getting up and walking around is impossible. Chair exercises are just as effective. Chair exercises provide aging adults…

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It’s been over a year since COVID-19 hit the U.S. In that time, the virus has mutated. Each step of the way, people are learning more about the disease. One area that still challenges families is how to know the difference between colds, seasonal allergies, and the COVID-19 virus. You can’t go help your mom…

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As mothers and fathers age, stairs can become a challenge. Of course, there are good reasons to greet that challenge. Doing stairs can be good exercise. Stair stepping is a good workout for the heart, lungs, and leg muscles. It also helps individuals retain balance, flexibility, and coordination. Even just fifteen minutes a day of…

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As you’ve stepped into the role as Caregiver for your aging parent, you’ve become responsible for many areas in your parent’s life – from financial decisions to meal prep, from daily hygiene to home care, and everything in between. What may have seemed like a fairly simple responsibility when you began might have snowballed into…

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One of the worries that family caregivers have is that their elderly loved one will fall when nobody is around. If your elderly loved one has not fallen yet, these tips for helping them to get up safely after a fall can help. If they have already fallen, be sure to use these tips if…

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One problem that family caregivers face is managing chores in two households. Your own house needs a deep cleaning. You also have your parents’ house to deep clean. It’s twice the work, which is pretty stressful.  When time is limited, how do you deep clean without spending hours in each house? Here are some tips to…

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