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What Can Cause Older Adults to Have Impaired Mobility in Austin, TX
What Can Cause Older Adults to Have Impaired Mobility in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on March 25, 2020

One of every five seniors over the age of 65 develops limited mobility. Seniors with limited mobility often need help when leaving the home, getting ready for the day, and running basic errands. Without help, many seniors might become isolated in their homes. Preventing some of the causes of limited…

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How to Show Appreciation for Family Caregivers in Austin, TX
How to Show Appreciation for Family Caregivers in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on March 11, 2020

Caregivers deserve to feel appreciated and valued, which is why your family should offer support and praise as often as possible. Showing your gratitude could boost a caregiver’s confidence and emotional health. Below you’ll find ways to thank a caregiver in your family who is helping your senior loved one….

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Dementia Risk & Parkinson’s Disease in Austin, TX
Dementia Risk & Parkinson’s Disease in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on February 26, 2020

A significant number of seniors living with Parkinson’s will develop dementia as the disease progresses. Their thinking skills and ability to make sound decisions may decrease, and they’ll require assistance from others. Below you’ll find some of the reasons seniors with Parkinson’s are at higher risk for dementia and what…

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Tips You Can Assist an Elderly Parent with Finances in Austin, TX
Tips You Can Assist an Elderly Parent with Finances in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on February 12, 2020

Some seniors have been diligent savers and investors for many years, while others primarily rely on social security, pensions, or retirement benefits. Regardless of what applies to your senior loved one in terms of how he or she receives income, there are certain financial risks that can affect older adults…

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Ways Aging Adults Benefit from Being Happy in Austin, TX
Ways Aging Adults Benefit from Being Happy in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on January 29, 2020

From aching joints to issues with digestion and an increased risk of developing various conditions, many aspects of getting older aren’t all that pleasant. On the flip side, there are plenty of wonderful things about being in the later stages of life that older adults often appreciate. Below, you’ll find…

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How Much Should Seniors Exercise in Austin, TX
How Much Should Seniors Exercise in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on January 15, 2020

Older adults who regularly engage in physical activity are better able to stave off a number of health problems. Exercise enables the cardiovascular system to function more efficiently. Blood circulation increases, which provides nourishment to all the organ systems. Muscles and bones grow stronger while seniors become more flexible and…

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How to Stay Healthy While Caring for a Elderly Loved One in Austin, TX
How to Stay Healthy While Caring for a Elderly Loved One in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on December 25, 2019

As a family caregiver, it’s important to be focused on your senior loved one’s health and wellbeing. While it’s certainly understandable to instinctively put your loved one’s needs first, this doesn’t mean you should ignore what’s good for your own physical and mental health. Ultimately, the healthier you are, the…

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Fantastic New Year’s Eve Activities for Your Older Parent to Enjoy in Austin, TX
Fantastic New Year’s Eve Activities for Your Older Parent to Enjoy in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on December 11, 2019

Ringing in another year is something people of all ages can do in one way or another. Luckily, there’s no shortage of activities an aging adult can enjoy this New Year’s Eve (NYE). Below we offer some appropriate, fun, and festive suggestions that also offer additional mental and physical benefits…

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What Makes Rehospitalizations Bad in Austin, TX
What Makes Rehospitalizations Bad in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on November 27, 2019

Being surrounded by medical professionals has its benefits, but there are certain disadvantages as well. Therefore, your family should develop a proper care plan that leads to a healthy recovery for your senior loved one rather than failed treatment and hospital readmission. Here are some of the reasons hospital readmissions…

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At-Home Activities for Stroke Survivors in Austin, TX
At-Home Activities for Stroke Survivors in Austin, TX
By Natalie Hodge, 9:00 am on November 13, 2019

Recovery from a stroke typically involves an intense physical therapy program in a supervised setting. Another important part of recovery for stroke survivors is what’s done at home to provide safe and effective physical and mental stimulation. Below you’ll find suggestions for at-home activities you can encourage your senior loved…

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