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Senior Snooze: How Much Sleep is Enough?

Getting a restful night of sleep is just as important to your health as having the right amount of nutrients in your diet. Aside from protecting against many (sometimes serious) health conditions, sleep helps to improve concentration, memory formation, and even our immune systems. Unfortunately for seniors, rest doesn’t always come easy. Statistics show that…

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Senior Snooze How Much Sleep is Enough

Ways to Help Your Parent Remain Independent

Like a fingerprint or a snowflake, every person is unique. And yet there are similar veins that run through each and every one, so much so, they have defined personality types based on these similarities. One personality type that often ends up in the caregiving role is “The Fixer.” You see a problem and you…

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Ways to Help Your Parent Remain Independent

Tips for Helping Seniors Stay Cool in Hot Weather

Elder Care Fort Lauderdale FL-Taking steps to keep your elder parent cool at all times is vital to ensuring that they can still enjoy all of the fun and activities that are available during this time of year while remaining safe and healthy.

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Tips for Helping Seniors Stay Cool in Hot Weather

Meal Preparation for Seniors

Have you noticed your elderly parent is losing or gaining weight because of their food choices? Are they relying heavily on delivery food or fast food? Do they seem to be skipping meals or not eating healthy options, even if they are available in their homes? If you are noticing these issues in your elderly…

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Senior Meal Preparation

Loss of Appetite in the Elderly

Home Care Doral FL-Have you or your home care aide noticed signs of malnutrition in your aging loved one? These could range from brittle, dry hair and cracked lips to confusion, dizziness, and fatigue, and they could be due to the fact that your senior has lost the will to eat.

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Loss of Appetite in the Elderly

Most Common Causes of Hearing Loss

Elderly Care Merritt Island FL-When you think of aging, you probably think of hearing loss as being one of the major changes that occurs. While it is true that many elderly adults deal with hearing loss as they age, the reasons for this change in their hearing may be the result of things that happened in their environment.

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Most Common Causes of Hearing Loss

Best Houseplants for Improving Air Quality for Seniors

Elderly Care Melbourne FL-Family members that want to create a comprehensive elderly care plan for their loved ones need to think about indoor air quality in the home. Studies show that indoor air quality can be as high as or higher than many urban cities.

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Best Houseplants for Improving Air Quality for the Elderly

Best Brain Foods for Boosting Senior Memory

For many elderly adults, memory loss may be a great concern. No one wants to experience the negative effects of short-term or long-term memory loss and elderly adults who are at risk for Alzheimer’s disease or dementia may be even more concerned about this issue. While some diseases that affect the brain such as Alzheimer’s…

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Best Brain Foods for Boosting Senior Memory

How to Increase Calorie Intake in Seniors

Homecare Melbourne FL-Many elderly adults cope with suppressed appetite, and for many it is so challenging that they being to experience severe weight loss and malnourishment. In these situations it is vital in their homecare that you focus on giving your parent the calories that they need to keep their body energized and functioning.

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How to Increase Calorie Intake in Seniors with Suppressed Appetite