December National Days

Enjoy the National Holidays for the month of December with some fun activities and events to share with your senior.

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What Water-Related Activities are Best For Your Senior

Movement is essential to human health. It is also an excellent way to improve balance and strength so we can live a longer and more active life. While most people know that movement is essential to health, they may not realize that water-based exercise can be a better way to improve their health compared to…

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Tips for Preventing Infections After Surgery

One study found that of 659,486 older patients who underwent surgery, 10.2 percent ended up with an infection. Surgical site infections were the most common type of infection. Your mom is about to undergo a surgical procedure. What can you do to ensure her incision doesn’t become infected? Follow Post-Surgery Guidelines Different surgeries will have…

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Best Crafts for Seniors with Dementia

Many people have the misconception that seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia don’t do anything or can’t do anything. That is not true. A senior with dementia still needs to keep engaged, have a social engagement, and stick to some kind of routine. Simply put, they need to stay happy too, and one of the best…

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October National Days

October 1  National Homemade Cookies Day  World Smile Day  October 2  National Custodial Worker’s Recognition Day  National Fried Scallops Day  October 3  National Techies Day  National Boyfriend Day  October 4  National Cinnamon Bun Day  National Taco Day  National Golf Lover’s Day  National Vodka Day  October 5  National Do Something Nice Day  National Apple Betty Day …

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Geriatric Eye Care

Whether you’re 20 years old or 80 years old, vision is one of our most important senses. As you reach your 60s and beyond, knowing what to expect when it comes to age-related problems that can cause vision loss is the first step in taking care of your eyes. The American Optometric Association recommends an…

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Tips for the Long-Distance Family Caregiver

Some families live close together. Others move to new states seeking better employment opportunities, cheaper colleges, or a lower cost of living. When you live hours from your mom and dad, it’s hard to know if they’re doing well on their own. How can you tell if your parents need help or if they’re okay?…

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Why Do Elderly Couples Often Need Home Care Assistance?

Aging at home may be your parents’ goals, but sometimes a helping hand is needed to make sure everything goes as planned. Home care assistance helps older adults with ADLs and IADLs. The common reasons that older adults require home care is to ensure they: Get out of bed safely Take a shower and dress…

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How to Help Your Senior Deal With Mobility Issues

Most people dread the prospect of having to deal with the challenges of getting older. In fact, the thought of having to deal with mobility issues is so frightening that many people choose to ignore the issue until they have no other option. For seniors who are already dealing with mobility issues, it can be…

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