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By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on March 26, 2020

An AARP survey found nearly 90 percent of seniors 65 and older want to age in place, or remain in their current homes, for as long as possible. Aging in place can be truly beneficial in many ways for older adults looking to get the most out of their golden…

By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on March 12, 2020

Knowing when to step in and offer your senior loved one help can be tricky. On one hand, your loved one may be very proud of his or her independence and protective of his or her privacy. On the other hand, you may worry about his or her general safety…

By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on February 27, 2020

A healthy anti-aging diet should include a wide range of fruits, vegetables, and whole grains along with nutrient-dense foods that contain anti-aging compounds. These eight foods are excellent options for seniors who want to look and feel their best. 1. Blueberries Blueberries are packed with antioxidants that reduce the risk…

By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on February 20, 2020

People of any age can develop lung diseases. However, the risk is higher for those in their senior years. The following infographic details a few of the most common lung diseases so family caregivers and their aging loved ones can learn more about them. At San Antonio Home Care Assistance,…

By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on February 13, 2020

Aging can lead to cognitive problems, including memory impairment. However, there are steps seniors can take to prevent memory loss. The following strategies can help your aging loved one keep his or her brain sharp and increase independence in the senior years. Exercising Health conditions like diabetes and hypertension can…

By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on January 30, 2020

Loneliness can happen to anyone, but the risk for feeling alone on a regular basis increases for seniors. Your aging loved one may experience a new sense of loneliness after losing a spouse or best friend or be alone a lot at home if he or she has retired from…

By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on January 16, 2020

Mobility problems are some of the most challenging issues seniors face. Loss of mobility can lead to diminished independence, social isolation, and an increased risk of illness. Here are some common causes of mobility problems in aging adults that can often be addressed with proper medical intervention. Brittle Bone Disease…

By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on December 26, 2019

Aging adults deserve to live out their golden years in total happiness. Yet, the years after retirement are often fraught with painful events that can leave seniors vulnerable to depression. Your senior loved one may also experience health issues associated with a higher risk of developing depressive symptoms. These strategies…

By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on December 12, 2019

Family caregivers need to make the holidays special for their senior loved ones and find activities they can do both inside and outside the home. Helping your loved one get in the holiday spirit will be beneficial for his or her mental and emotional health. Below you’ll find fun and…

By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on November 28, 2019

Your family should prepare for the symptoms associated with the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease that could make day-to-day life more challenging. Below are some details about late-stage Alzheimer’s, including what to expect, how long it lasts, and effective ways to manage it. 1. How Does the Disease Progress in…