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Senior Care Do’s & Don’ts

December 12th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Being a caregiver comes with a lot of responsibility — some of which you may not even realize. Besides performing the physical care duties for your Loved One, there are a few other things to make sure you do and don’t do. To be the best caregiver possible, make sure you follow these senior care […]

Senior Aging Myths

December 7th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

There are a lot of myths people believe throughout their lifetimes — swallowing watermelon seeds makes a watermelon to grow in your stomach, naps are only for children, and you can’t drive with the car lights on. But some of the worst myths we’ve ever heard are about seniors and aging. Well, we want to […]

Best and Worst Gifts for Seniors

November 29th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

The holiday season has arrived, so you’re probably starting to search for the perfect presents for the Loved Ones in your life. While it may be a tad easier to find gifts for your parents and siblings, you may have a harder time thinking of good ideas for Grandma and Grandpa. Before you go crazy racking […]

Recognizing Alcohol Abuse in Seniors

November 26th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Alcoholism is one of the most deadly diseases that plagues our country — over 15 million people in the U.S. struggle with drinking. While this illness is bad enough for young and middle-aged adults, it can be even more devastating for seniors whose bodies can’t handle and process alcohol as easily. If you are worried […]

Increasing Your Daily Energy

November 21st, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

It’s no secret that, as we climb the age ladder, we don’t have nearly the same amount of energy that we did when we were younger. It seems like every day, we just feel more and more tired and lethargic. But since we doubt seniors want to spend their days sitting at home because of […]

Must-Have Dishes for Your Thanksgiving Table

November 19th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Thanksgiving is almost here, and if you haven’t started planning your menu for the big day, what are you waiting for? If it’s your first time hosting Thanksgiving, you’ll want to make sure you have the “must-haves” at your dinner table. That’s where we can help! Turkey This is one of the most basic dishes […]

Immune System Boosters for Elderly Loved Ones

November 16th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

It’s no secret that a few things start to go with age: hair, eyesight, and a bit of muscle mass to name a few. Something else that starts to lessen with old age? The strength of our immune systems. Since it’s important for seniors to have strong immune systems so they don’t fall ill, make […]

Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Enjoy Holiday Gatherings

November 14th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

The holidays are a time to gather with family, enjoy a delicious meal, and create memories to last a lifetime. But for Loved Ones living with dementia, the holiday season can be a bit overwhelming, especially if they’re seeing a lot of faces they may not fully recognize. Make sure everyone can enjoy holiday gatherings […]

Signs of Low Blood Pressure in Seniors

November 13th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

You hear time and time again that you should take care to keep your blood pressure low. However, too low of blood pressure can be highly dangerous, especially for the elderly, as it can be signs of larger health problems. In order to keep your Loved Ones safe from hypotension, learn to recognize these signs […]

Ways to Thank Our Senior Veterans

November 8th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Think about how many of your parents and grandparents tell stories about their time in the war, how many proudly wear their “veterans” hats and pins every day. Many of the seniors in our lives were soldiers and war heroes decades ago — and that shouldn’t go unnoticed or unappreciated. This Veterans Day, take a […]