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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 […]

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 […]