Part of providing care to a senior loved one is meal planning. But it can be exhausting to plan meals for yourself and your own family. Having to plan meals for a senior loved one can seem like a daunting task.
Heart disease is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States. Approximately 25% of deaths are related to cardiovascular disease each year. Whether your senior has suffered a serious health event such as a heart attack, or they are simply wanting to stay healthier and prevent future health problems, […]
It’s not unusual at all for scammers to target the elderly, especially with health scams that are too good to be true. Your elderly family member might find these offers tempting, especially if she’s on her own a lot and is experiencing a variety of health concerns. Make sure she knows to look for these […]
May is Healthy Vision Month. This is the ideal opportunity for you to work with your elderly parent to learn about the health challenges that they face with their vision and what they can do to help protect it as they get older. Protecting their vision is an important part of preserving your parent’s functioning, […]
When you’re looking for a way to help your elderly loved one get more exercise, everything might seem to be too strenuous for her. Tai chi is one exercise that is gentle and safe for just about anyone. Always talk to your loved one’s doctor before starting any exercise program, even one as gentle as […]
Senior Care in Westfield NJ As a family caregiver, you expect to find yourself helping your parent with the everyday tasks of living. There is a role that is not as well-known, but plays a vital part in your loved one’s well-being—playing the role of advocate for your parent in relation to their health care. […]
Senior Care in Westfield NJ Fall is here and that mean’s cold weather is right around the corner in many areas of the country. Before the snow comes, the temperature drops, and the senior and elderly care provider are stuck inside with nothing to do, prepare an “Emergency Anti-Boredom Kit” to stave off the boredom blues […]