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5 Ways to Help Seniors Feel Less Alone

Nobody likes to feel alone, but for seniors aged 65-and-over, loneliness can be a constant companion. Chronic health conditions, lack of transportation and poor mobility can all leave seniors feeling lonely, depressed and unappreciated. If those negative feelings persist, they can cause serious health problems that eventually threaten an elderly person’s independence.

By |2021-01-04T08:01:24-05:00January 4, 2021|Categories: Quality of Life|Tags: , , , , |

Nutritious Meal Tips for Seniors with a Loss of Appetite

As a person ages, it’s not uncommon for them to start losing their appetite for one reason or another. But when that senior lives alone, a loss of appetite can cause rapid weight loss that quickly places their freedom and independence at risk. If you’re currently caring for an aging in place elderly loved one who’s not interested in eating due to a loss of appetite, try these taste bud-tantalizing meal ideas.

The Importance of Keeping Seniors Socially Active

If you’re currently looking after an aging in place loved one, knowing how to keep seniors socially active may not be one of your caregiving priorities. But countless studies have shown that it’s vitally important to do so to ensure that your loved one enjoys a better quality of life.

The Positive Impact of Social Media on Seniors

Social media has become a powerful tool for meeting new people around-the-world, or staying in touch with friends and family members. Many Americans aged 65-and-over are homebound due to a chronic illness, disability or other reasons that makes it harder for them to interact with others. If you’re serving as a caregiver for a homebound [...]

By |2019-07-23T14:46:43-04:00July 23, 2019|Categories: Quality of Life|Tags: , , , , |

Always Learning: Anyone Who Keeps Learning Stays Young

"Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young.  The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young." - Henry Ford You can never stop learning, getting better and broadening your knowledge. Continuing your education benefits you in a variety of ways and the [...]

By |2018-10-23T14:37:29-04:00October 23, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness, Quality of Life|

Helping your Aging Parent Quit Smoking

Elder Care in Raleigh NC: Helping your Aging Parent Quit Smoking It can seem overwhelming for an aging parent to consider quitting smoking. They have probably undertaken the goal countless times before only to have gone back to a habit that is certainly hard to break. Motivating factors are important to ensuring success. [...]

By |2017-12-04T12:44:05-05:00April 27, 2017|Categories: Cancer, Quality of Life|Tags: |
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