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Yoga benefits for seniors and older adults

Yoga and Exercise Promote Healthy Aging for Seniors

Yoga can help older adults improve their balance, stamina, and flexibility — which may lead to a lower risk of falls and an improvement in overall health and wellness. In addition to improving physical condition and mobility through exercise, yoga also provides stress-reducing and mood-boosting benefits. Learn the benefits yoga can have for older adults.

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Discover hygiene tips to protect the elderly and seniors from viruses such as COVID-19

Virus Prevention Tips for In-Home Senior Caregivers

The coronavirus pandemic has disrupted our lives and altered how we interact with each other. It’s only natural to be anxious and worried if you’re caring for an elderly loved one who could be vulnerable to COVID-19. Learn simple ways to ensure your senior loved one is as protected as possible from contagions.

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Senior Care Ideas: How Gardening can Help Seniors Stay Active

When it comes to senior care, studies have found that gardening lowers cortisol levels, which can help reduce blood pressure and even alleviate stress. Gardening is also known to increase serotonin which promotes peaceful and calming feelings. Whether a small vegetable patch or a bloom-filled backyard, gardening can keep seniors active while offering a sense

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Finding work-life balance while caring for an elderly loved one during coronavirus pandemic.

9 Tips for Balancing Senior Care with Working from Home

Many family caregivers of older adults have found themselves in the unexpected position of balancing work from home with increased eldercare responsibilities. Navigating these new – and sometimes unchartered waters – can be overwhelming. Here are nine tips to help family caregivers manage their new senior care roles while working productively from home.

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Talk to your senior loved ones about the importance of precautions during the coronavirus pandemic.

How to Talk to Seniors About COVID-19 Precautions

The coronavirus pandemic has caused family caregivers to feel more anxious about their elderly loved ones’ health and safety — especially when some seniors are refusing to change their behaviors or take COVID-19 seriously. However, there are a several things family caregivers can do to protect senior loved ones and help them understand why coronavirus is a cause for concern.

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Respite care services to prevent family "caregiver burnout"

Respite Care Can Help Manage Family Caregiver Stress

When caring for a loved one, it may be hard to find time to take breaks. However, if you’re a family caregiver, it’s also important to take care of yourself to prevent “caregiver burnout” — a state of physical, mental, and emotional exhaustion that has been linked to a decline in overall health. Respite care services provided by a professional, in-home caregiver can give you time to care for yourself while ensuring your loved one does not go without help.

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