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By Blog Cincinnati, 9:00 am on May 16, 2024

As we get older, some of the outdoor activities we take for granted can become increasingly difficult to participate in. However, there are ways your senior loved one can continue to enjoy the outdoors despite any age-related restrictions. Here are some adjustments to consider for your loved one’s life.    Build a Ramp Most people …

By Blog Cincinnati, 9:00 am on April 11, 2024

According to the CDC, around 10 percent of the senior population has Alzheimer’s disease. This condition primarily impacts cognitive abilities, but it eventually affects physical health as well. Even though there’s no surefire way to prevent Alzheimer’s, older adults can reduce their risk of developing this disease by making a few sweeping lifestyle changes.    …

By Blog Cincinnati, 9:00 am on March 28, 2024

Living with arthritis can be a physical and emotional roller coaster for seniors. If your aging loved one has arthritis but wants to limit his or her reliance on medication, here are six ways to naturally address this type of discomfort.    1. Appropriate Forms of Exercise Seniors with arthritis are often advised to exercise …

By Blog Cincinnati, 9:00 am on March 14, 2024

Caring for a senior loved one with dementia presents many challenges, but there are ways to simplify daily tasks and boost your loved one’s health. An effective care plan could reduce the risk of errors and prevent you from being overworked. Below you’ll find tips that can make caring for your loved one with dementia …

By Blog Cincinnati, 9:00 am on February 29, 2024

Physical, mental, and social activity can prevent a recurrent stroke, restore fine motor skills, and stimulate the mind. These forms of stimulation can increase the release of endorphins, which lower stress and anxiety and boost brain function. Continue reading to learn what exercises can boost your aging loved one’s cognitive health during stroke recovery.   …

By Blog Cincinnati, 9:00 am on February 15, 2024

It’s essential that seniors and their caregivers take steps to reduce the risk of hospital readmissions. Readmissions can cause financial hardships and scheduling conflicts for caregivers and additional medical, psychological, and financial problems for seniors. Here are some reasons aging adults are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days and how to prevent them.    …

By Blog Cincinnati, 9:00 am on January 25, 2024

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 several reasons your senior loved …

By Blog Cincinnati, 9:00 am on January 11, 2024

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 more likely you’ll be able …

By Blog Cincinnati, 9:00 am on December 28, 2023

Help with in-home care for an aging parent who is ill or disabled is essential for family caregivers. Short-term breaks allow them to rest and manage other responsibilities in their lives without compromising the care and attention their loved ones deserve. Find out why respite care is essential for both seniors and their caregivers.  1. …