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How to Make the Home Safer for a Senior with Alzheimer's in SARASOTA, FL
How to Make the Home Safer for a Senior with Alzheimer's in SARASOTA, FL
By Wendy Brown, 9:00 am on May 20, 2020

Most seniors only have to worry about household safety if they’re physically impaired, but Alzheimer’s disease can cause some unique household safety issues. The memory loss and cognitive issues associated with Alzheimer’s can turn the average household into a dangerous place for seniors. Use the following tips to make the…

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How to Pass Time in the Golden Years in SARASOTA, FL
How to Pass Time in the Golden Years in SARASOTA, FL
By Wendy Brown, 9:00 am on May 6, 2020

After retirement, seniors have more free time, but this can lead to isolation. Failing to stay socially active and mentally stimulated can affect quality of life. Below are some of the best ways for seniors to pass the time and the benefits of each suggestion. 1. Interacting with Family &…

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What Should Aging Adults Avoid Doing After Retiring in SARASOTA, FL
What Should Aging Adults Avoid Doing After Retiring in SARASOTA, FL
By Wendy Brown, 9:00 am on April 22, 2020

Retiring brings a new sense of freedom for seniors who are no longer forced to punch time clocks or follow their bosses’ rules. While it feels good to hit this point in life, it’s also important for aging adults to avoid making poor decisions that impact their overall wellbeing. Seniors…

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What Methods Older Adults Can Use to Remain Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic in SARASOTA, FL
What Methods Older Adults Can Use to Remain Safe During the Coronavirus Pandemic in SARASOTA, FL
By Wendy Brown, 9:00 am on April 8, 2020

With age, the immune system isn’t always as effective at fighting off illness, which makes older adults more susceptible to developing COVID-19. A weakened immune system also has a difficult time fighting off the infection and recovering. Statistics indicate one in seven seniors lives with some form of chronic respiratory…

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Symptoms May Indicate My Parent Has Alzheimer’s in SARASOTA, FL
Symptoms May Indicate My Parent Has Alzheimer’s in SARASOTA, FL
By Wendy Brown, 9:00 am on March 18, 2020

Caring for an aging loved one who has Alzheimer’s can be challenging, and you must prepare yourself if you want to ensure your loved one remains as healthy and happy as possible in the coming years. While researchers haven’t developed a cure for this progressive disease, quite a bit can…

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Hiring a Home Caregiver for Your Elderly Parent in SARASOTA, FL
Hiring a Home Caregiver for Your Elderly Parent in SARASOTA, FL
By Wendy Brown, 9:00 am on March 4, 2020

Senior care decisions are sometimes difficult to make. On one hand, you want to encourage your aging loved one’s independence. On the other hand, you may be worried about his or her general safety when he or she is alone. Hiring an in-home caregiver helps you resolve this dilemma by…

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By Wendy Brown, 9:00 am on May 21, 2018

Gambling offers seniors a quick thrill, and many fall prey to the tactics used by casinos and other venues that cater to their age group. While your aging loved one may just think gambling is a chance to have a little fun, he or she may be at risk for…

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By Wendy Brown, 9:00 am on May 7, 2018

Taking care of your senior loved one may be one of your duties as a family caregiver, but you also need to take care of yourself. Just like you need to get plenty of rest, you also need to exercise. Working out and participating in physical activities could boost your…

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Most Common Reasons Seniors Don't Eat Healthy in Sacramento, CA
Most Common Reasons Seniors Don't Eat Healthy in Sacramento, CA
By Wendy Brown, 9:00 am on April 16, 2018

Seniors are often encouraged to change their eating habits to promote better health. While your aging loved one may know a healthy diet is critical for his or her wellbeing, he or she may encounter challenges that interfere with the ability to eat well. Being aware of the common reasons…

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5 Tips for Addressing a Senior’s Resistance to Care in Sacramento, CA
5 Tips for Addressing a Senior’s Resistance to Care in Sacramento, CA
By Wendy Brown, 9:00 am on April 2, 2018

For some seniors, receiving home care feels like they are giving up their independence. As a result, they may lash out and resist the help. Family caregivers need to remain positive and develop ways to ease the process. Here are a few tips that can help you address your senior…

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