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How Can I Help My Senior Loved One Sleep Better in Prescott, AZ
How Can I Help My Senior Loved One Sleep Better in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on February 11, 2019

Everyone has an occasional night when it seems impossible to sleep. However, seniors who have difficulty falling or staying asleep through the night may need help getting the proper amount of rest. Sleep challenges are common in the senior years, but you can use these tips to help your aging…

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Tips For Seniors To Sustain Their Emotional Health in Prescott, AZ
Tips For Seniors To Sustain Their Emotional Health in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on January 28, 2019

The senior years are often full of stress that takes its toll on personal happiness. Whether your aging loved one has been feeling lonely lately or is worried about a health condition, there are many things that can elevate his or her mood. These seven tips are sure to get…

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Best Foods for Seniors with Parkinson’s in Prescott, AZ
Best Foods for Seniors with Parkinson’s in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on January 14, 2019

Certain foods make a huge difference in managing Parkinson’s disease. Among their merits are enhancing neural communication, easing depression, promoting motor function, and slowing disease progression. Here are optimal foods that can help a senior loved one with Parkinson’s feel better. Antioxidants Antioxidants fight against free radicals, reactive molecules that…

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Ways to Increase Mobility for Seniors after a Stroke in Prescott, AZ
Ways to Increase Mobility for Seniors after a Stroke in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on December 24, 2018

The ability to rebuild mobility following a stroke influences your aging loved one’s overall quality of life. While regaining mobility is often long and full of challenges, your loved one has the best chances of increasing the ability to get around when you implement the following five tips in his…

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Feeding an Older Adult with Dementia in Prescott, AZ
Feeding an Older Adult with Dementia in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on December 10, 2018

Many different communication abnormalities occur in the brains of seniors living with dementia, causing a variety of unusual thought processes and behaviors. Dementia-associated symptoms also commonly affect appetite and dietary habits. Family members should consider the following methods to ensure their aging loved ones receive adequate nutrition despite the cognitive…

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Common Reasons Elderly Parents Should Have a Routine in Prescott, AZ
Common Reasons Elderly Parents Should Have a Routine in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on November 26, 2018

Many aging adults need the consistency afforded by a daily routine. When a senior knows what he or she is going to do every day, it can take the stress out of the basic activities of living. Here are six reasons your elderly parent should have a daily routine. 1….

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Reassuring Older Adults with Dementia in Prescott, AZ
Reassuring Older Adults with Dementia in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on November 12, 2018

Seniors with dementia may exhibit increased anxiety, agitation, and depression. Because of cognitive deficits, they may no longer trust people, which makes caregiving challenging. However, you can do the following things to reassure a senior loved one who has dementia. Maintain Routines Routines are extremely important when caring for older…

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How to Prevent Obesity in Older Adults in Prescott, AZ
How to Prevent Obesity in Older Adults in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on October 22, 2018

Obesity increases the risk of many diseases in older adults. The excess weight can have a negative impact on the organs and body systems, which is why seniors need to do everything possible to control their weight as they grow older. Here are some tips for older adults who want…

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5 Things to Notice When Visiting a Loved One in Prescott, AZ
5 Things to Notice When Visiting a Loved One in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on October 8, 2018

Caring for an aging loved one gives you the opportunity to check in on a regular basis and watch for signs of potential health concerns. When you visit your parent, watch out for the following things that might indicate an issue with his or her physical, emotional, or mental wellbeing….

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Preparing the Home for Caregivers in Prescott, AZ
Preparing the Home for Caregivers in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on September 24, 2018

When your aging loved one needs an in-home caregiver, one of the first things you need to do is start preparing the home. You can take the following steps to prepare your parent’s home for the caregiver. Designate a Caregiver Area Whether your loved one’s caregiver is spending the night…

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