senior assistance
senior assistance
By Sara Marrow, 11:38 am on December 29, 2017

Practicing resilience is a key component of being happy as a home caregiver. Looking after loved ones is mentally and physically exhausting if you don’t have the tools for helping loved ones through once simple tasks they performed themselves. Daily routines can become tedious for home caregivers if they allow…

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Physical Activities and Exercises for Seniors
Physical Activities and Exercises for Seniors
By Sara Marrow, 11:07 am on April 15, 2017

As we get older and enter our golden years, it is important to maintain regular physical activities and exercise to help keep maintain our strength and keep our bodies healthy. Far too often, seniors start to become lethargic and spend larger amounts of time sitting all day long. If you…

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Ways to Promote Senior Memory
Ways to Promote Senior Memory
By Sara Marrow, 8:00 am on March 19, 2015

Studies have shown that as people age, it becomes more difficult to recall both short and long-term memories. However, for older adults, adhering to the phrase “use it or lose it” can help to boost memory in the aging brain, keeping it as active as possible. The below five suggestions from our San Antonio caregivers are great ways for seniors to keep the brain healthy in the golden years. Practice Memory Tricks – Seniors (or their caregivers) who notice that their memories are not at 100 percent can use any number of memory tricks. These include things such as leaving sticky notes around the house, using the alarms to set…

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