The Power of Puzzles!

The Power of Puzzles!

You may think puzzles are child’s play, but really, they can play an important role in maintaining cognitive skills in the elderly. Jigsaw puzzles and crossword puzzles both help the elderly (and those of every age!) keep working out the brain cells that deal with...

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Helpful Ideas for Seniors During COVID-19

Helpful Ideas for Seniors During COVID-19

As the Covid-19 virus continues around the world, we’ve all heard about the higher risk to the elderly or those with serious medical conditions. During this time, an elderly person living at home should be very cautious about trips to the grocery store, pharmacy, or...

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Home hacks for your elderly parent

Home hacks for your elderly parent

Keeping a senior’s home environment safe is paramount as he or she ages in place. We naturally think about building a ramp to the front door, renovating the bathroom so the shower is a walk-in, adding a shower chair, or removing rugs. But here are some other ideas to...

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What causes loss of strength in the elderly

What causes loss of strength in the elderly

As a middle-aged adult, you may notice signs that your parent is losing strength. One of the primary reasons that muscle weakness develops in the elderly is decreased physical activity. Physically inactive people can lose 3 to 5 percent of their muscle mass each year...

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Staying Engaged while Staying Home

Staying Engaged while Staying Home

The last few months have been difficult as we’ve all learned to live with the impact of the Covid-19 virus. For seniors and those with underlying health conditions, it’s been even more important to be cautious about possible exposure. However, it’s also vital for...

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When Medications Change: What to Watch For

When Medications Change: What to Watch For

Older adults often take a number of medications. As we age, medications for high blood pressure, heart problems, or for illnesses such as cancer or diabetes may be needed. When any type of change in the medication pattern happens, whether it’s paused due to an...

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