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Role of Support Groups for Seniors with Cancer

By admin, 9:30 pm on March 11, 2014

Support groups bring together people who come from different backgrounds yet who face similar situations and challenges. For seniors living with cancer and their loved ones, a support group can offer a place of refuge where it is okay to voice concerns among others who understand what it is like …

Physical Activities for Seniors with Dementia

By admin, 9:07 pm on March 5, 2014

Staying physically active is important at all ages! Unfortunately, many people believe that age related conditions are reason enough to stop moving. If you provide care for an aging loved one with dementia, know there are countless benefits to exercise – if performed correctly and safety –including improved circulation, balance, …

6 Brain Boosting Foods You’d Never Guess

By admin, 7:39 pm on February 25, 2014

When it comes to adding brain boosting foods to your diet, most people already know that certain fruits and vegetables such as broccoli, tomatoes and spinach are packed with essential vitamins and nutrients. Many are also aware that Omega-3 fats are beneficial when consumed regularly and will incorporate fish, eggs, …

How to Ensure a Smooth Transition from Hospital to Home

By admin, 7:29 pm on February 18, 2014

When your senior loved one has been in the hospital for a while, they’ll be anxious to return home again. While this is an exciting time for them, it can also be filled with problems as the family struggles to make sure the transition back home is safe and hassle-free. …

In-Home Care Helps Stroke Recurrence

By admin, 10:56 pm on February 11, 2014

After a person suffers a stroke, they are at higher risk for a recurrence which can cause further damage. Patients returning home from the hospital may also need additional assistance as they recover and adjust to a new lifestyle. For this reason, many families find that professional home care in …

Caregiving Tips: Caring for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

By admin, 9:25 pm on February 4, 2014

When you are caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s, every day is a new experience with fresh opportunities to triumph over adversity. While caregivers should always have a care plan in place for handling common symptoms such as mood changes and memory loss, there will likely be new challenges …