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How Men & Women Age Differently

July 18th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Over the years, we’ve heard the jokes about how women mature faster than men, and while that’s usually in reference to seriousness and the ability to not laugh at bodily functions, there actually is some truth to the idea. Men and women actually have a few different experiences when it comes to aging. Average Lifespan […]

Caring for Your Dental Health as a Senior

July 16th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

If we had to guess, a decent amount of people skip their annual dentist appointment, for one reason or another. While that’s not a good idea at any age, it’s especially not good once you’re over the hill — you know, since this is when you can really develop issues that can cause you to […]

Promoting Brain Health in Elderly Loved Ones

July 13th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

When it comes to health, we can’t just focus on one area of our well-being, especially as we get older. However, there is a specific aspect our of health that should get a bit more attention — our mental health. As we age, we become more and more prone to memory loss, dementia, and overall lower […]

Foods Seniors with Diabetes Should Be Eating

July 11th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Tens of millions of people suffer from diabetes in the United States, and seniors are not exempt from the disease. If you or someone you know suffers from diabetes, you know that it’s essential to make positive changes to your diet. To keep them as healthy as possible, here are some foods seniors with diabetes […]

Adjusting Your Home for Seniors with Parkinson’s

July 9th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

If you have a loved one who suffers from Parkinson’s disease, you know that it’s not easy to watch them struggle to do everyday activities that were once done with ease. Even if it may not seem like it, there are a few things you can do to make their lives easier — namely changing […]

Exercises to Improve Seniors’ Mobility

July 5th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

A lot of us have the “I’ll go to the gym tomorrow” mentality when it comes to exercising. But as you get older, you start to realize how truly important exercise is to maintaining good mobility and strength. The downside is that you can’t exactly take a spin class at the age of 82. Luckily, […]

Keeping Seniors Hydrated in Summer

July 2nd, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Now that summer has officially arrived, you need to start taking a few extra precautions for your elderly loved ones’ safety. One of the biggest threats to their health during the warmer months is dehydration — and since that can have dangerous consequences for those “over the hill,” keeping your seniors hydrated should be your […]

Fourth of July Activities for Seniors

June 29th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Break out the red, white, and blue, and light up those fireworks — the Fourth of July is upon us! Between the picnics, parades, and pool time, this can be one of the most fun and festive times of the year. Of course, you’ll want to make sure that everyone has fun this holiday, so […]

Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

June 27th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

When summer rolls around, everybody knows that it’s time for fun. And at Loved Ones, we think you should be able to enjoy the summer sun no matter how old you are!  With that said, some circumstances of summer can be rough on those of us who’ve seen a few more birthdays. It’s important that […]

Traits Your Senior Caregiver Should Have

June 25th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

When you’re going through the process of finding a caregiver for your aging relative, there are a lot of things to consider. You obviously want someone who is professionally qualified to provide your loved one with the best care possible, but you should also want someone who has the personality that is needed to care […]