Elder Care News Columns

Creative Caregiving

Creative ideas and activities for family caregiving. Keep your loved one happy with these inventive ideas.

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Warmer Days: Exercise for Seniors Can Lead to Health and Happiness

Seniors benefit from exercise and fresh air...they’ll feel better, stay healthier, and be happier. Try to incorporate fun and beneficial activities each day.

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Art & Music: Breaking Through the Barriers of Alzheimer’s Disease

Art and music therapy can help those with dementia. A familiar tune brings joy and helps them better relate to other people. Art therapy is also a successful tool when working with someone with Alzheimer’s or other related dementia.

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Elderly Nutrition: Is Your Aging Loved One At Risk for Malnutrition

Seniors don’t always eat right. They may not feel well, may not want to prepare a meal for just themselves, or have diminished capability of preparing food. It’s important to monitor your loved one’s diet and eating habits in order to keep healthy.

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I Want In-Home Care…But, How Do I Choose What Type Is Right For Me?

Do the variety of elder care options have you confused? This article will help explain the differences between registries, home care agencies, home health agencies, and private hire.

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Making T.I.M.E. for All Family Members: Preserving a Good Relationship with Your Aging Parent

Your parents are getting older, so now’s the time to make the most of holidays and special occasions. Look for ways to strengthen your relationship with them and continue cultivating happy memories.

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