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Is Your Loved One Living at Home Prepared for Weather Emergencies?

Preparing Loved Ones for Weather

This week marked the peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico). If you are a caregiver and have not yet prepared your loved one for weather emergencies, there is no time like the present. Senior Care Corner recently published a list, compiled by the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ...

How to Protect Your Loved Ones Over the Age of 65 from Heat-Related Illness

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According to a recent article from Wake Health, people over the age of 65 have an increased risk of developing health problems from heat exposure because they are more likely to have chronic medical conditions or take prescriptions that affect the body's ability to sweat or control its temperature. In addition, a person with dementia may not even r...

Senior Care Observances: Family Health and Fitness Day

Senior Care Observances: Family Health and Fitness Day Physical Health and Wellness are important goals within your senior care plan for your elderly loved ones, but this pursuit is not just about making sure that your aging parents an\or other loved ones stay strong, healthy, and active. You should also focus on keeping yourself, your partner, and...

Proper Nutrition Is Especially Important For Seniors

Maintaining a healthy diet can be a challenge for seniors. As a senior’s nutritional needs change the motivation and ability to prepare healthy and fresh meals may also change. Some seniors are physically unable to ensure their meals are fresh and healthy and others lack the energy to prepare several meals a day, especially when they are cooking ...