Category Archives: Wellderly Living

6 Ways to Protect Your Senior Loved One Against Elderly Abuse

Nearly 1 in 10 adults aged 60 or over have experienced some type of abuse, according to the National Council on Aging (NCOA). About 5 million seniors in the U.S. are abused each year, the NCOA reports.  Elder abuse isn’t just limited to stealing money from an unsuspecting senior. It also can be physical abuse,…
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Oral Health for Seniors

Why Oral Health Is So Important for Seniors—and How to Keep Your Mouth Healthy If you care for an older adult, you probably think about their heart health and brain health. You probably also make sure they see their primary care doctor at least once a year for regular checkups. Yet do you help them…
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Volunteer To Help Alzheimer’s Patients

Here Are Volunteer Opportunities to Help Those With Alzheimer’s Disease  June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month, meant to raise awareness about Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than 6 million people in the U.S. and 50 million people around the world. The number of people in the U.S. with Alzheimer’s disease is expected to reach…
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5 Ways to Help Someone With Dementia Stay Physically Active

We’ve all heard about the benefits of staying physical active. Regular physical activity can improve mood, keep us physically fit, and reduce our chance of developing diseases like heart disease and diabetes. It also can help prevent cognitive decline. If someone you care for has a cognitive impairment such as dementia or Alzheimer’s, exercise is…
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What Are the Different Forms of Dementia?

When someone talks about a loved one or acquaintance with memory loss and confusion, they may typically say that the person has Alzheimer’s disease. However, did you know that Alzheimer’s disease is actually just one form of memory loss? Although Alzheimer’s is the most common type of memory loss, it’s not the only one. Alzheimer’s…
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