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11 Ways to Prevent and Manage Spring Allergies in Seniors

11 Ways to Prevent and Manage Spring Allergies in Seniors

“Empowering Seniors: Beat Spring Allergies for a Brighter Season Ahead”  The season of blooming flowers and lush greenery has arrived and filled us with joy! Spring is in the air and so are the allergens that lead to spring allergies or hay fever. Spring allergies are uncomfortable for everyone, but they can be even more daunting for seniors. In fact, every year over 60 million people experience seasonal allergies in the US out of which a huge number of the population are older adults....

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Metabolic Changes in Seniors and Effective Ways to Raise Metabolism

Metabolic Changes in Seniors and Effective Ways to Raise Metabolism

As we age, it's common for our bodies to undergo various transformations. Besides physical appearance, our bodies experience numerous changes, including shifts in metabolism. You may have seen your older loved ones struggling with fatigue and low energy levels, although they were quite active when they were younger. These varying energy levels are linked to metabolism.  Aging can decline metabolism, but one should remember that it can be improved. The best ways to help your loved ones...

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Loneliness and Its Impact on Senior’s Health and Wellbeing 

Loneliness and Its Impact on Senior’s Health and Wellbeing 

Amongst the many facets of aging, one that is not discussed openly is loneliness. With increasing age, seniors tend to have feelings of isolation due to retirement, loss of loved ones, and lesser social interactions. The prevalence of loneliness in seniors is increasing as a growing percentage of families are opting for a nuclear family setting. Do you know that in the United States, approximately 43 percent of adults (aged 60 and above) report feeling lonely? As the ratio of senior population...

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Why a Family Support System is Important for the Elderly  

Why a Family Support System is Important for the Elderly  

Family isn't just a word; it's an entire world for many of us. The support and encouragement from a beloved family member can bring happiness even in tough times. For seniors who age alone, a moment and a word from family can make a significant difference.  Family Support for the elderly plays a key role in senior's well-being. Though this seems simpler, these seemingly small oversights can grow into bigger issues and lead to health concerns in the elderly. Despite being considered the...

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Healthy Halloween Treats for Elders

Healthy Halloween Treats for Elders

Halloween is surely the best time of the year filled with delicious treats. It is the perfect time to indulge in your favorite cookies, candy bars, muffins and of course spooky outfits. While this season comes with its own perks, it also brings some setbacks for our aging loved ones. Indulging in sugary snacks can worsen their health condition and lead to potential complications. This doesn’t mean that our elders can’t enjoy this holiday to the fullest. In this blog, we have included some fun...

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Promoting Brain Health in Seniors: Tips to Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Promoting Brain Health in Seniors: Tips to Reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Aging is a natural part of life, and we all go through it. As your elders grow older, you might notice that they start forgetting small details; maybe they occasionally misplace their keys or fail to recall the name of a person they recently met. Well, this is because the brain evolves with age just like the bodies do. From remembering special moments to learning new things, brain controls everything that we do. Alzheimer's or dementia is a neurological disorder that primarily affects the...

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8 Easy Summer Meal Ideas for Seniors: Healthy & Delicious Recipes

8 Easy Summer Meal Ideas for Seniors: Healthy & Delicious Recipes

As summer arrives, it brings warmth, sunshine, and exciting outdoor activities. As we progress through this season, it is necessary to be mindful of the health challenges that can affect the well-being of seniors. With rising temperatures, it's essential to prioritize their well-being and take preventive measures to ensure their safety. Seniors are vulnerable to heat-related illnesses, dehydration, and sunburn. Therefore, we must be proactive in protecting their health. One important aspect is...

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When to Plan 24-Hour Care from Assured Home Nursing for Senior Loved Ones?

When to Plan 24-Hour Care from Assured Home Nursing for Senior Loved Ones?

Family is at the heart of our priorities, and when it comes to caring for seniors, it becomes even more paramount. Providing them with the highest quality care is a responsibility we cherish. However, we understand that this responsibility can become overwhelming when faced with work commitments, distance, or the challenges of managing a busy household. In such situations, it's important not to feel overwhelmed, but rather to see it as an opportunity to explore 24-Hour Care Services to meet...

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The Link Between Healthy Diets & Alzheimer’s Disease in Seniors

The Link Between Healthy Diets & Alzheimer’s Disease in Seniors

Alzheimer's disease is a devastating illness that affects millions of people worldwide. It is a progressive and irreversible brain disorder that gradually destroys memory, thinking skills, and ultimately, the ability to carry out even the simplest of tasks. Most of them believe Alzheimer’s is a condition that definitely arrives as age progresses. But this isn’t true. According to recent research performed by RUSH University, people who are following the MIND or Mediterranean diet have 40% less...

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Aging in Place: Safe and Comfortable Home Environment for Seniors

Aging in Place: Safe and Comfortable Home Environment for Seniors

As we age, it's important to make our homes a safe haven to live comfortably and securely. Aging is a natural process. One can lead it in a healthy way when safety and healthy habits are not compromised. As the number of seniors preferring to age in place is increasing, families should start creating a safe home environment for seniors. Moreover, creating a safe environment not only assures safety, besides it gives the confidence and strength to our elders. Home is the most loved place for an...

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