Category Archives: Caregiver Resources

4 Vitamins and Minerals Needed by Seniors

As you get older, your body’s need for certain vitamins and minerals change. This can happen for several reasons: Your metabolism slows down, so you may have less of an appetite. This can affect your nutrition.Food may taste different—in particular, sweet and salty flavors are the first to diminish with age. This can change what…
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Caregivers: 6 Tips to Help With Your Mental Health

If you’re a caregiver, you may find it rewarding and challenging to care for a senior loved one who needs your help. However, the many hours of physical and emotional stress that come with caregiving can add up, taking a toll on your mental health. This could lead you to feel burnt out, so you’re…
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Older Adults Can Get ADHD, Too

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder has become so commonly known, it’s often now just called ADD or ADHD. You may know a kid or has it, or you may even have a kid who has been diagnosed with ADD/ADHD. However, did you know that ADHD can also occur in older adults? Just like having ADHD can…
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Visiting Family Members: Is It Safe to Do So Now?

As states like Florida ease restrictions that were in place due to the new coronavirus outbreak, family members are talking about whether or not it’s safe to get together again. For senior family members, going a long time without seeing or spending time with grandkids has been tough, and many are more than ready to…
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June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month

Did you know that there are 50 million people around the world living with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia? That’s just one of the important numbers to keep in mind this June, during Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month. Here are a few facts about Alzheimer’s disease and dementia and a few ways you can help bring…
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