Good Sleep Habits as You Age

May 07, 2019

There’s a common misconception that your need for sleep declines as you get older. While changes in your sleep patterns are a normal aspect of the aging process, your actual sleep needs will remain constant throughout your adult life. Unfortunately, many seniors find it more difficult to fall asleep and stay asleep as they age. […]

Tips for Seniors to Keep Cool in the Summer

Aug 07, 2018

It is summertime once again, but this season isn’t always the best time for everyone. For example, the elderly are often not well-suited for extreme heat. Considering their inability to perspire as effectively as younger people, older adults aged above 65 years are at greater risk of heatstroke, kidney failure, heart attack and dehydration. Tips […]

Flu Safety for Seniors

Jul 21, 2018

As you grow older, your immune system becomes weaker. This is particularly true for seniors aged 65 years or older. A weaker immune system can cause severe problems from the flu virus, further leading to serious medical complications. How to Be Proactive in Preventing the Flu According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, […]

Tips for Seniors to Stay Active

Mar 03, 2018

Helping Older Adults Stay Active  Call 786-360-3449 now for a free home visit! Having an active, healthy lifestyle isn’t just for everyone under age 65. In fact, staying active is extremely important for seniors — it can help reduce the risk of several different diseases, as well as improve some of the conditions that are often synonymous […]

Signs of Depression in Seniors and What You Can Do

Feb 09, 2018

Senior Depression and What You Can Do  Call 786-360-3449 now for a free home visit! Sadness in aging should not always be interpreted as depression. Yes, as we grow older, different situations can worsen our mood. But depression is a medical disorder and not a normal part of the aging process. Unfortunately, depression tends to […]

Dangerous Drug Interactions for Seniors

Nov 06, 2017

Preventing Dangerous Drug Interactions in Elderly Patients  Call 786-360-3449 now for a free home visit! A recent study published in JAMA Internal Medicine has revealed that one out of six seniors in the United States frequently takes potentially dangerous combinations of over-the-counter drugs, prescription medications and dietary supplements — a situation commonly called polypharmacy. Physiological […]

Healthy Diet and Nutrition Tips for Seniors

Sep 08, 2017

Importance of Maintaining Senior Diet and Nutrition  Call 786-360-3449 now for a free home visit! Eating a clean, nutrient-rich diet and maintaining an active lifestyle is important at any age, but even more so for seniors. As we age, the body undergoes a number of changes, from how well it produces and absorbs nutrients to […]

Dementia & Alzheimer’s: Early Signs/Symptoms, Treatment & Difference Between the Two

Jul 26, 2017

Symptoms and Treatment of Alzheimer’s vs Dementia  Call 786-360-3449 now for a free home visit! Taking care of seniors with memory and brain disorders can be quite strenuous. But understanding the distinctions between dementia and Alzheimer’s disease and the early symptoms may make the task less stressful. Dementia is a more general term used to […]

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