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Halloween Activities for Seniors

October 29th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Each Halloween, you deck out the house as eerily as you can and dress your kids up in their favorite costumes before going treat-or-treating door to door. With so much fun to be had during the spooky season, you should want to get grandma and grandpa involved! You just have to make sure you pick […]

Earning Extra Income in Retirement

October 26th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

You work your entire life so that you can spend retirement how you want it. But with rising costs of living, if you haven’t saved enough throughout the years, you may not be able to comfortably live off social security and Medicare alone. Sometimes, even if you can, you just want a little extra income […]

What You Can Do to Reduce the Risk of Alzheimer’s

October 23rd, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Alzheimer’s is one of the most common and most debilitating diseases that can affect elderly adults. Between having a moment when they don’t recognize a grandchild to forgetting who their family members are entirely, it can break your heart to see this illness take over your senior loved ones. If your family has a history of […]

When Is It Time for Hospice Care?

October 19th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Hospice. It’s one of the words family members dread hearing in reference to an elderly Loved One. But when illness takes over, it’s often best to make your Loved One as comfortable as possible while you spend as much time with them as possible. But when exactly is it time to arrange hospice care for […]

Things to Know When Traveling with Seniors

October 16th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Whether it’s an extended vacation or just a weekend getaway to somewhere a couple of hours away, everyone likes heading out on a trip every now and again. However, it’s important to remember that not everyone can travel with the same level of ease. When it comes to traveling with seniors, here are some things […]

3 Types of Exercises Seniors Should Do

October 11th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Exercise is important at any age, but it’s especially important to get regular exercise as you get older. Thing is, you can’t always run a marathon or deadlift weights at the age of 75. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t exercises you can take advantage of. Even if you weren’t that active in your younger […]

What is Respite Care?

October 9th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

It’s not, at all, uncommon for family members or close friends to take time out of their day for or spend several days a week caring for elderly or disabled Loved Ones. However, caregiving can be an exhausting task, especially when you care for someone on top of your everyday responsibilities. That’s when respite care […]

How to Prevent the Flu in Seniors

October 4th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Flu season can be a scary time for anyone. But for our elderly Loved Ones, the flu can have more serious consequences. As we enter into flu season, make sure you’re able to recognize the signs of the flu in seniors and try to prevent the illness entirely. How to Flu Affects Seniors Since elderly […]

Why Seniors Should Volunteer

September 27th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Is a senior in your life looking for something to do during the week? Have they always liked helping out in their community and making a difference? Why not look into some volunteer opportunities for them? There are plenty of reasons why seniors should volunteer in their communities during their later years. It Gives Them […]

Factors That Affect Long-Term Care Insurance

September 25th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Over the past few decades, the cost of long-term care has gotten higher and higher, leaving many seniors wondering how, and if, they’ll be able to live comfortably as they age. That’s why many seniors and their families look into purchasing long-term care insurance. But before you can sign on the dotted line, there are […]