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By Sam Mistry 9:00 am on February 2, 2024

The stress many family caregivers experience often leads to high anxiety and even depression. However, there are strategies they can try to boost their moods and reduce negative emotions like sadness, anger, regret, and guilt. Below are tips family caregivers can use to increase happiness.  1. Look for the Positives Approaching your role with fear …

By Sam Mistry 9:00 am on January 19, 2024

Living with Parkinson’s disease could cause your senior loved one to experience many changes in his or her health. The symptoms associated with this disease can be difficult to address, but there are treatment options available to alleviate the symptoms and enhance your loved one’s quality of life. Essential oils are a natural treatment option …

By Sam Mistry 9:00 am on December 22, 2023

Taking on caregiver-related tasks without assistance from family and friends could be detrimental to your health. Therefore, you should develop strategies to delegate responsibilities. Below you’ll find tips that can help you get others involved in your senior parent’s care.  1. Split Tasks Equally To reduce the risk of caregiver burnout and persuade others to …

By Sam Mistry 9:00 am on December 8, 2023

The combative stage is one of the most challenging times for caregivers and their loved ones with Alzheimer’s. While your senior loved one’s journey might have had a few difficult moments along the way, it’s toward the later stages when you can expect to notice things such as aggression and anger. Understanding why the combative …

By Sam Mistry 9:00 am on November 17, 2023

Despite being quite common, atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a very misunderstood condition, and many seniors and their caregivers are unaware of just how dangerous it can be. Here’s an overview of AFib. What Is Atrial Fibrillation?  Normally, the heart contracts and relaxes at a regular pace thanks to cells in the heart that produce electrical …

By Sam Mistry 9:00 am on November 3, 2023

A stroke is a serious health event that occurs when the blood supply to the brain is compromised. Family caregivers need to follow rehabilitation plans designed to help their senior loved ones regain their strength and independence. To make stroke recovery as efficient as possible, consider the following. Follow Doctor’s Orders Seniors should follow physician-approved …

By Sam Mistry 9:00 am on October 20, 2023

For some reason, older adults sometimes have negative views regarding healthy living. While they know doing things such as cutting out junk food will help them feel better, they may be set in their ways. Instead of battling over your senior loved one’s health, you can use these tips to help him or her make …