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Foods That Can Cause Alzheimer’s in Austin, TX
Foods That Can Cause Alzheimer’s in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on June 12, 2019

The foods seniors consume each day can impact their brain function. Therefore, they need to practice healthy eating to preserve their memory and boost their cognitive health. Here are some of the foods that can cause Alzheimer’s disease and why the elderly need to avoid these items. Pasta Pasta is…

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Tips for Feeding an Aging Parent Living with Dementia in Austin, TX
Tips for Feeding an Aging Parent Living with Dementia in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on May 29, 2019

For many families who have senior loved ones with dementia, mealtimes are one of the most challenging times of day. Some seniors might refuse to eat at all, while others may get frustrated or overwhelmed whenever they try to eat. There are a few things you can do to address…

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Ways to Relieve Anxiety in Elderly People in Austin, TX
Ways to Relieve Anxiety in Elderly People in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on May 15, 2019

Anxiety is common in older adults, and it could disrupt their quality of life. Failing to manage anxiety could cause severe health issues, including depression, joint pain, and heart disease. Continue reading to find tips you can use to help your aging loved one alleviate anxiety. 1. Try Yoga Fast…

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Does the Intensity of Parkinson's Increases in Seniors In Austin, TX
Does the Intensity of Parkinson's Increases in Seniors In Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on April 24, 2019

The characteristics of Parkinson’s are progressive, and over time, the disease will worsen. There are steps seniors can take to slow the progression of the disease and the ailments it causes. Below are some of the things that cause Parkinson’s to worsen and what can be done to address each…

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How Aging Adults Can Take Help with Home Repairs In Austin, TX
How Aging Adults Can Take Help with Home Repairs In Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on April 10, 2019

Carrying out home projects on a fixed income can be difficult, which is one of the reasons so many seniors let their homes fall into disrepair. Neglecting relatively minor maintenance issues could result in expensive problems down the road. Here’s a quick look at seven financing options and assistance programs…

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Ways to Give Care to Your Senior After a Stroke in Austin, TX
Ways to Give Care to Your Senior After a Stroke in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on March 27, 2019

Stroke recoveries are often a long process. Once your senior loved one returns home from the hospital, he or she may need to rely on you for help with many daily needs. As your loved one gets ready to be discharged from the hospital, you can use these tips to…

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Fantastic Benefits Family Caregivers Get from Respite Care in Austin, TX
Fantastic Benefits Family Caregivers Get from Respite Care in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on March 13, 2019

Family caregivers who notice the signs of burnout and exhaustion have options for restoring their wellbeing. Having a professional caregiver step in gives you a break so you can focus on finding ways to manage your stress. Respite care offers many amazing benefits you can use to stay physically and…

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How to Be an Outstanding Caregiver for Your Elderly Loved One in Austin, TX
How to Be an Outstanding Caregiver for Your Elderly Loved One in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on February 27, 2019

The everyday challenges of being a family caregiver can be overwhelming, but you need to remain compassionate, committed, and attentive. Caregivers must customize their senior parents’ care based on individual care needs. There’s no way to know what issues you might encounter, but maintaining a positive mindset and using some…

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Tips to Reduce the Risk of Dementia in Older Adults in Austin, TX
Tips to Reduce the Risk of Dementia in Older Adults in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on February 13, 2019

Many of the factors that contribute to developing dementia are controllable. While genetics does play a role in who gets certain types of dementia, you can help your loved one manage his or her health to reduce the risk. These six tips can help your aging loved one stave off…

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Ways to Provide Great Care for an Aging Adult with Alzheimer’s in Austin, TX
Ways to Provide Great Care for an Aging Adult with Alzheimer’s in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on January 30, 2019

When an older loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, families become understandably concerned, as the disease is progressive and has no cure. When deciding to become a family caregiver for a senior with Alzheimer’s, you want to provide the best care possible. Here are several tips to consider to ensure…

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