Many seniors complain of difficulty sleeping, listing a variety of reasons, and look for solutions to help them find the restful sleep they seek. As their loved ones, of course, we struggle with them and want so much to find a way to help them overcome their problem. This is not a new problem, of course. … Read more5 Calming Foods to Help Seniors Overcome Sleep Difficulties
Many seniors pride themselves on their ability to seek out the best deal for many of the items they need or want to purchase. The trying financial times of the last few years have made that skill even more important, turning what for many was a pastime into a necessity. Jokes about seniors and early … Read moreDon’t Let Social Media and Online Deals Bypass Our Senior Loved Ones
Memorial Day has become, to many Americans, a welcome long weekend from work or school, a reason for a BBQ with friends, time for a trip to the beach – – the unofficial start of summer. For more, including many of our senior loved ones, Memorial Day is first a day of remembrance for those … Read moreSupporting Senior Loved Ones in Their Memorial Day Remembrances
Bringing the family together to share memories and special moments, especially intergenerational events, is cherished time for most families especially for our senior loved ones. Seniors benefit in so many ways when they can interact with young children including improved well-being, mental and emotional health and a more positive outlook on life. There are, however, … Read morePreparing Seniors’ Homes for Visits by Grandchildren
Change diet now? But they’ve eaten this way their whole lives – – should we really be pushing our senior loved ones to eat better this far into their lives? Only if we care about them! The foods older and even elderly adults eat and drink have a definite impact on their health and well-being … Read moreOptimal Nutrition for Senior Care – Put Life in Their Years
We hear from many seniors and their family members that they don’t know what they would do without the internet and social networks because the web has added so much to their lives. At the same time, there are many older adults shying away out of concern for the risks they associate with the web. … Read more4 Tips to Keep Seniors Surfing Safely Online
Seniors Are Never Too Old to Play! May is Older Americans Month, a perfect opportunity to show our appreciation for the older adults in our community. The theme of this year’s Older Americans Month is Never Too Old to Play! One way we can celebrate the seniors in our lives is to encourage and provide … Read moreSo It’s Older Americans Month – But Why Should a Senior Care to Play?
Too many pills? As family caregivers of senior adults, many of us wonder if our senior loved one is taking more medications than are needed or healthy, not to mention so many that we fear keeping track is difficult. It is not uncommon that elders with more than one chronic disease condition see more than one … Read morePills: Seniors Taking Too Many To Organize & Track Effectively?
Is your senior senior loved one unsuccessfully chasing sleep? Many seniors have experienced trouble sleeping in their lifetimes and likely more often as they age, when sleep pattern changes are a normal occurrence. Seniors have been shown in studies to not sleep as deeply, to have periods of time when their sleep is disturbed or … Read moreSleep Evading Senior Loved Ones? 10 Sleeping Pill Alternatives