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How To Spot Heatstroke in a Senior Loved One

May 25th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

As the temperature starts to rise in the Northeast, you’re bound to start thinking about all the fun summer activities you’re going to do with your loved ones. But hold your horses! Not everyone can enjoy the summer weather so easily. The heat can have some seriously negative effects on the seniors in your life, […]

Elder-Friendly Vacation Destinations

May 22nd, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Everyone loves a good vacation! Whether you’ll travel anywhere or you like to visit the same places every chance you get, if you like to travel, that love doesn’t go away as you age. However, it’s important to remember that traveling does, in fact, change a bit once you get older, especially in terms of […]

Adult Coloring Books Can Be Beneficial For Seniors

May 16th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

From the time you were a small child, there’s one thing that always provided you entertainment — coloring. While you may have just been running a crayon across construction paper back then, there are a ton of products on the market now that offer more complex but fun images to color. When it comes to […]

Simple Ways to Ease Arthritis Pain Fast

May 14th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Arthritis pain — for many, it’s an unfortunate side effect of growing older and wiser. But that doesn’t mean that those who suffer from arthritis should let it stop them from living their best life. Oh no! Arthritis pain can be stopped in its tracks with proper prevention, but if it does still rear its […]

Home Care or Assisted Living: What’s Better?

May 10th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

When it comes to taking care of your aging loved ones, there is typically a debate over whether home care or assisted living is better. While it can depend on the individual person, there are a few benefits to choosing one form of care over the other. These are a few things to consider when […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas For the Aging Mom

May 8th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and if you’re like most people, you’re probably racking your brain for the perfect gift for Mom. Most often, gift giving is tough enough to begin with, but when your Mom is older, you may start to wonder what she really could benefit from as she ages. When […]

10 Questions to Ask Your In-Home Care Attendant

May 3rd, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Finding quality in-home care for your loved ones can be an overwhelming process. Knowing what to ask is half the battle though, so hopefully, we can help. Here are ten of the most crucial questions to ask before hiring an in-home care attendant for yourself, your loved one or a friend. 10 Questions to Ask […]

How to Prevent Falls Around the Home

April 30th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Falls are an inevitable part of life. When we are young we can usually recover quickly. As we age recovery time increases, sometimes to weeks. One in three senior adults suffers a fall every year. Half of them fail to tell their healthcare provider. Fear of falling can ruin the life of seniors. But with […]

Warning Signs of Colorectal Cancer

April 26th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Colorectal cancer, also known as colon cancer or rectal cancer, is one of the most common cancers experienced worldwide. It has been estimated by The American Cancer Society to occur in 1 in 21 men and 1 in 23 women. Colorectal cancer can often grow undetected and without symptoms. However, by keeping an eye on […]

How to Help an Overweight Senior Citizen

April 26th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

As people age, they tend to exercise less and gain weight. If you want to help a senior citizen in your life to lose weight first you need to understand why they may have gained it in the first place. Why Do Senior Citizens Gain Weight? There is no denying that as we get older […]