Exercise is the most recommended thing that seniors can do to stay healthy as they age. Exercise helps seniors keep their mobility longer.
When your parents become seniors, you may feel like you need to help take care of them, and they actually may appreciate it when you do stop by to help.
Stop and think about your mom’s goals as she ages. Has she told you what she wants most? Does she want to downsize or stay in the family home?
Seniors who are already tired, half asleep, or possibly groggy from sleep medication who get up because they heard a noise, or need to use the bathroom, will have a greater chance of falling.
If your senior is determined to live at home, this can be scary for you, especially if they are starting to forget things.
Covid-19 has been around for quite some time now. While many people have gotten used to it at this point, that doesn’t make it just disappear.
March was chosen as National Craft Month back in the 1990s. The Craft & Hobby Association established it to reintroduce people to crafts.
As your aging family member’s health changes and she starts to near the end of her life, it helps to have an understanding what she’s experiencing and what signs you’ll see.
Elder Care: Have you talked to your parents’ doctors about their nutrition? A large number of seniors don’t get enough fiber and protein.
Home Care: Is your senior struggling with their physical strength or mental health? Are they worried they won’t be able to stay independent?