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Helping an Older Adult Use the Bathroom Safely in San Antonio, TX
Helping an Older Adult Use the Bathroom Safely in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on April 25, 2019

People with dementia often face difficulty with many aspects of their daily lives, and using the toilet is one of the more sensitive activities that needs to be addressed. Seniors living with dementia are more likely to experience serious falls or injuries in the restroom due to their symptoms. These…

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By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on April 11, 2019

Poor sleep quality can impact your aging loved one’s health and negatively affect the ability to live independently. However, there are steps you can take to prevent this from happening, starting with learning what impacts sleep quality. Below are some reasons seniors don’t sleep well and what you can do…

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Causes of Stress for Caregivers in San Antonio, TX
Causes of Stress for Caregivers in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on March 28, 2019

Caregiving can be a challenging task, and the majority of caregivers say they experience stress on a daily basis. Stress is a fairly complicated emotion that can be linked to many underlying issues, but being aware of the causes of stress can help you find ways to properly address the…

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Benefit of Puzzles for Older Adults with Dementia in San Antonio, TX
Benefit of Puzzles for Older Adults with Dementia in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on March 14, 2019

Doing puzzles is a healthy brain activity that benefits the mind and spirit. Family caregivers can choose from a variety of puzzles, based on their aging loved one’s physical and emotional needs. Continue reading to learn about some of the reasons puzzles are beneficial for seniors with dementia. Boost Cognitive…

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Effects of Stroke on Different Brain Regions in San Antonio, TX
Effects of Stroke on Different Brain Regions in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on February 28, 2019

Strokes impact multiple brain regions that govern many cognitive processes, ranging from motor skills to memory consolidation. When recuperating from a stroke, the ability to recover is contingent on which brain regions were damaged and the severity of the damage. Ahead, learn about the brain regions commonly impacted by strokes….

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Tips for Older Adults to Build Strength in San Antonio, TX
Tips for Older Adults to Build Strength in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on February 14, 2019

Loss of strength isn’t uncommon as people age. While the natural aging process may be responsible for diminished strength in old age, other factors—such as preexisting medical conditions, prescription drug side effects, and nutritional deficiencies—can also play important roles. Here are four tips for boosting strength in old age so…

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Reasons Why Older Adults Should Go to the Doctor Regularly in San Antonio, TX
Reasons Why Older Adults Should Go to the Doctor Regularly in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on January 31, 2019

As people age, it becomes increasingly important to visit the doctor on a regular basis. Recognizing and treating health conditions early can help your aging loved one stay healthy, so he or she can better enjoy life. Here are five reasons seniors should go to the doctor regularly. 1. Monitor…

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How to Feed Seniors with Parkinson's in San Antonio, TX
How to Feed Seniors with Parkinson's in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on January 17, 2019

Seniors who have Parkinson’s disease experience involuntary movements that make it difficult to perform daily tasks. One of the many activities that can be especially challenging is eating, because Parkinson’s makes it difficult to hold on to utensils and swallow food and beverages, and the desire to eat often decreases….

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Ways to Care for Older Adults in Dementia in San Antonio, TX
Ways to Care for Older Adults in Dementia in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on December 27, 2018

The Alzheimer’s Association reports that approximately 15 million people in the United States care for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Most family caregivers likely agree the task is quite challenging, and there are several factors they must consider to ensure they’re providing effective care….

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How Caregivers Can Reduce Burnout in San Antonio, TX
How Caregivers Can Reduce Burnout in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on December 13, 2018

Sometimes, caregiver burnout occurs before you have time to take preventative action. Fortunately, you only need to make a few simple changes to regain your former cheerful attitude. 1. Practice Self-Acceptance Caregivers tend to place high standards on themselves. If you find yourself feeling guilty about not meeting your own…

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