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Some Essential Components of Skin Care for Aging Adults in Prescott, AZ
Some Essential Components of Skin Care for Aging Adults in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on March 23, 2020

Older adults are more susceptible to skin conditions as they age, which is why they need to practice good skin care. Healthy skin care habits can also boost confidence and lower the risk of isolation. Below are some tips aging adults can use to maintain healthy skin. Moisturize Using creams,…

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Tips for Addressing Hypertension in Older Adults in Prescott, AZ
Tips for Addressing Hypertension in Older Adults in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on March 9, 2020

One of the leading causes of death among the elderly is heart disease. Failing to control his or her blood pressure levels could harm your senior loved one’s heart health and put his or her life in jeopardy. Therefore, your parent should consider the following tips to address hypertension and…

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Fun Activities Seniors Will Enjoy in Prescott, AZ
Fun Activities Seniors Will Enjoy in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on February 24, 2020

As a family caregiver, you should look for unique opportunities to keep your senior loved one busy each day. Staying active can stimulate the mind and enhance physical and mental wellbeing. Continue reading to find unique activities your parent can take up and the benefits each activity provides. 1. Indoor…

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Are Older Adults Who Have Alzheimer’s Aware of Their Condition in Prescott, AZ
Are Older Adults Who Have Alzheimer’s Aware of Their Condition in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on February 10, 2020

Alzheimer’s is a progressive condition, and the symptoms generally worsen over time. The warning signs vary from senior to senior. However, only a medical professional can diagnose the disease. Continue reading to learn if seniors with Alzheimer’s are aware they have the condition, what the warning signs are, and what…

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What are the Reasons for Impaired Mobility in Aging Adults in Prescott, AZ
What are the Reasons for Impaired Mobility in Aging Adults in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on January 27, 2020

The inability to move around freely impacts the ability to live independently. Although some loss of mobility is normal with age, your senior loved one can still prevent many of the most common causes for needing assistance getting around. Watch out for these six causes of impaired mobility in older…

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Essential Elements for Wellbeing in the Golden Years in Prescott, AZ
Essential Elements for Wellbeing in the Golden Years in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on January 13, 2020

As a family caregiver, it’s safe to assume you want your senior loved one to remain as healthy as possible for as long as possible. Keeping up with an aging parent’s health-related needs can be a daunting task at times, but it doesn’t have to be if you know where…

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Helpful Apps for Family Caregivers in Prescott, AZ
Helpful Apps for Family Caregivers in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on December 23, 2019

Getting older no longer means seniors must give up their independence. However, it’s important to begin to make accommodations that protect seniors from getting hurt or sick as they age. Over the years, your senior loved one can expect to need help when he or she isn’t feeling well or…

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Fun Activities for Seniors to Enjoy at Christmas in Prescott, AZ
Fun Activities for Seniors to Enjoy at Christmas in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on December 9, 2019

Christmas is an exciting time of year, with all the lights, sounds, and tastes of the season. For some seniors, Christmas can be a difficult time of year. Seniors may feel increased isolation and loneliness if they’re apart from family and friends. Encourage your other family members to visit your…

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What Increases the Risk of Rehospitalization in Prescott, AZ
What Increases the Risk of Rehospitalization in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on November 25, 2019

From added stress and anxiety to an increased financial burden, there are many reasons going back to the hospital can be problematic for both seniors and their family caregivers. There’s no way to absolutely guarantee your aging loved one won’t have to make additional visits to the hospital. However, knowing…

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2019 Data On The Main Reasons Of Alzheimer’s in Prescott, AZ
2019 Data On The Main Reasons Of Alzheimer’s in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on November 11, 2019

The cause of Alzheimer’s varies for each person, but there are common factors, such as aging, that affect most seniors. Your elderly loved one will need to maintain a proper care plan that preserves his or her cognitive health and staves off impairment. Below are some of the top causes…

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