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By AH Livingston, 9:00 am on July 8, 2024

Elder abuse is more likely to happen to seniors whose relatives live far away and can’t see them regularly. However, you might not know someone is abusing your elderly relative until the problem has reached serious levels. Following these six tips for checking for abuse helps you know your loved one is being treated well …

By AH Livingston, 9:00 am on June 24, 2024

Osteoporosis has many causes, many of which are preventable. Here are a few of the causes of osteoporosis and tips on how your aging loved one can reduce the risk of developing it.    1. Hormone Imbalances A number of different hormones are responsible for regulating bone density. A decrease in estrogen levels after menopause …

By AH Livingston, 9:00 am on May 13, 2024

Many seniors live with health conditions or mobility limitations that can make it difficult to get out of the house to exercise. However, it’s essential for aging adults to be active to prevent various diseases, maintain strong bones and muscles, and optimize overall health and wellbeing. Different types of exercises can be done in the …

By AH Livingston, 9:00 am on April 22, 2024

Though more people than ever before are living to be 100, becoming a centenarian is still an uncommon accomplishment. Seniors who live such long and healthy lives all have their own ideas about the decisions they’ve made that may have increased their longevity. Here are a few of those lifestyle choices.    1. Make Vegetables …

By AH Livingston, 9:00 am on March 25, 2024

The challenges and conflicts family caregivers experience can take a toll on their mental and emotional health. If you’re ambivalent about your role as a family caregiver, you could develop insomnia, burnout, anxiety, and depression. However, managing ambivalence can reduce the stress you might be experiencing. Here are some of the things family caregivers can …

By AH Livingston, 9:00 am on March 22, 2024

The Chinese, Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians have used garlic as a medicine for nearly 4,000 years, and every year, researchers find new evidence proving its many health benefits. Here are just a few of garlic’s many health benefits.    1. Boosts Bone Mass & Helps with Osteoarthritis Several studies have suggested garlic can boost bone …