Several States Are Coming Up With Fun Ways for Seniors to Stay Mobile

To stay mobile and healthy, seniors are advised to get at least 30 minutes of exercise a day. Getting enough exercise is hard for many seniors. Exercising alone is boring. Fitness programs outside the home can be expensive and hard to get to. To ensure seniors are getting enough exercise, many states are coming up with fun ways for seniors to stay mobile. In addition to daily exercise, seniors are urged to participate in a strength training program at least twice a ... Read more

What to Do After a Diagnosis of Alzheimer’s

If your parent has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, both of you may be experiencing various emotions that range from denial to fear and anger to grief. It’s important to be able to communicate these feelings. Ultimately, you will want to get to the place where you have accepted what may lie ahead and are living in the present, appreciating what both of you have now. There are specific steps you can take now that will help bring this sense of ... Read more

What to Do When Your Senior is Not Aware of Their Own Parkinson’s Symptoms

Home Care in Dix Hills NY Being a family caregiver for any elderly adult can be challenging. When you are on a home care journey with a senior who is suffering from Parkinson's disease, however, it can be even more difficult. This is especially true if your aging parent is not aware of the symptoms that they are exhibiting. When this happens you have the delicate balance of helping your parent overcome these challenges and limitations, and preventing conflict and unnecessary upset ... Read more

Healthy Ways to Replace the Oil in Baked Goods

Home Care in Dix Hills NY   Healthy fats are good for people of all ages, including elderly adults.  For elderly adults, healthy fats can promote good brain health, healthy skin, and help them to maintain a healthy skin.  However, not all fats are considered “healthy fats”, especially in the quantities that the typical American consumes them.  Oftentimes, these unhealthy fats are found in tasty, sweet treats such as cookies, brownies, and cakes.  Fortunately, there are ways to transform these favorite treats into ... Read more