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Tips for Helping Seniors with Alzheimer’s

June 22nd, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Living with Alzheimer’s can be difficult for everyone involved. It’s frustrating and even scary to seniors who suffer from the disease when they can’t remember where they live or who their family members are. And it’s worrisome for relatives who may not know how to help their loved ones keep as normal a routine as […]

What to Do When Your Loved One Refuses Care

June 19th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

At Loved Ones, we know that you only want the best care for your aging relatives. But sometimes, it can be difficult to explain to them why they need help in the first place. When your loved one refuses care, there are a few routes you can take to reach a solution. What to Do When […]

Signs It’s Time for Seniors to Stop Driving

June 14th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

In all your years of driving, you’ve probably come across a number of drivers who’ve made you wonder “How does that person even have a license?” But that has to make you wonder: who has thought that about your elderly loved ones? Although it’s always difficult to convince them to give up that freedom in […]

Pets Offer a Wealth of Benefits for Seniors

June 11th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Think back to all the happiness and joy your pets brought you growing up. That love for animals doesn’t go away just because you earn a few more candles on your birthday cake. In fact, pets offer a wealth of benefits for seniors in terms of mental, emotional, and physical health. Benefits of Pets for […]

Helping Seniors Stay in Touch with Their Friends

June 8th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

As we grow older and go our separate ways in life, it can be hard to stay in touch with those you were once close to. While the younger generations have their smartphones and social media to contact friends from far away, seniors aren’t always aware of these options.  You can easily teach your elderly […]

Making Your Home Safe for Seniors

June 4th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

We spend a lot of time decorating, rearranging, and upgrading our homes over the years to make them as beautiful and functional as we’d like them. But, oftentimes, we forget that what may have been functional a few years ago, isn’t always functional as we age. In order the keep your senior loved ones safe, […]

Why Water Aerobics is The Perfect Senior Workout

May 30th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

As we age, there are plenty of people who will tell you that exercise is a must when it comes to staying healthy. Unfortunately, running sprints and weightlifting aren’t always the best workouts for elderly exercisers. The good news is that there is one workout that is — water aerobics! Why Water Aerobics is The […]

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 […]