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The Most Common Health Concerns for Seniors

Growing older certainly has its advantages, but it can also bring a myriad of health challenges. Here are ten of the most common senior citizen health concerns: *Alzheimer’s Disease: As one of the Bay Area’s leading Alzheimer’s Care providers, the...

How to Prevent Senior Citizen Loneliness

Most of us want to live as long as we can, but for senior citizens living alone, loneliness can be a dangerous byproduct of getting older. Almost 30 percent of U.S. seniors now live by themselves, and while many enjoy the freedom of having their own space, others are...

Holiday Survival Guide for Alzheimer’s Patient Caregivers

If you provide care to someone living with Alzheimer’s disease, the holiday season means increasing your level of care to reduce as much of the stress and confusion as possible. With new decorations going up and family members coming over, Alzheimer’s...

Can Activities Like Reading Help to Prevent Dementia?

Keeping our brains active may help reduce the chance of having dementia. What if you could reduce your likelihood of having dementia with a few simple activities? We have the opportunity every day to improve our brain health and ward off cognitive decline. In recent...

Being a Better Caregiver is All About Compassion

Caregiving can be an extraordinarily rewarding experience but the demands of the job can be very stressful, which can make it difficult to keep a positive attitude. To provide the highest quality of care, you must remain committed and compassionate. If you need to...

How Seniors Benefit from Meditation

The value of regular meditation is well documented, but many experts believe that meditation provides seniors with an even greater variety of mental, physical and emotional health benefits. Here are 10 ways seniors can enhance their quality of life by practicing...

Respite Care is a Caretaker’s Support System

The selfless act of caring for someone with Alzheimer’s disease, dementia or any other debilitating illness can be very rewarding, but it can also be stressful as well. Fortunately, you don’t have to bear all the responsibility alone. Respite care service providers...

Therapeutic Enrichment Programs for Improved Cognitive Skills

Seniors require more than simple fitness programs and weekly games to enrich their lives and improve their physical and mental health. They require programs that help them to grow personally and make choices that assist them in living a fuller life. Therapeutic...

Signs and Symptoms of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis is an autoimmune disease that attacks the finger and hand joints and may extend to other parts of the body. It’s a difficult disease to diagnose because it mimics other illnesses and can flare up and fade away at any time. Even lab tests...

Reducing the Risk of Falls By Improving Balance

As we age, our sense of balance is increasingly affected. As a result, older adults often suffer serious injuries from falling down unexpectedly. Although balance is something we rarely think about, it plays an important role in maintaining a good quality of life....

Tips For Aging Gracefully

No matter how hard we try, the aging process just can’t be stopped. However, making the right lifestyle choices can help you manage and minimize the effects of growing older. A disciplined approach to aging will ultimately lead to a healthier, happier and longer life....

Eating to Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

If you were told that eating the right diet could help you prevent Alzheimer’s disease, would you change your habits? One out of three people over 80 years of age will develop this debilitating disease, but you can lower your risk by up to 40 percent just by...

Nutritional Tips For Older Adults

As we age, the quality of the food we consume becomes increasingly important in order to maintain good health and well-being. It’s essential to replace processed foods with better choices that include plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables. However, even if your diet...