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Dental Health for Seniors


Dental Health for Seniors Many seniors begin to neglect tooth and gum health as they age, especially those who wear dentures! However, especially for seniors who suffer from other health problems, proper dental hygiene remains key to total health. What can you do to maintain dental health for seniors? Check out some of our fast [...]

Dental Health for Seniors2020-03-06T22:16:23+00:00

Women’s Health For Seniors


Women's Health For Seniors When it comes to chronic health conditions such as arthritis, high blood pressure, or osteoporosis, senior women face a higher likelihood of problems than senior men. In fact, a recent study found that senior women are also more likely to develop multiple health problems, including both cognitive and physical [...]

Women’s Health For Seniors2020-02-20T21:27:02+00:00

Showing Love to Seniors


Showing Love to Seniors In his bestselling book The Five Love Languages, Gary Chapman explains that every person experiences love differently. Because of the variety of ways that we can show and feel love, not everyone appreciates the same loving gestures. For the senior in your life who may spend more time alone [...]

Showing Love to Seniors2020-02-12T21:56:36+00:00

Heart Health For Seniors


Heart Health For Seniors With heart disease as the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, it’s important to discuss the best ways to combat heart disease. Heart health problems can affect anyone at any age, but seniors are especially vulnerable as they age. As a caregiver or [...]

Heart Health For Seniors2020-02-07T16:39:38+00:00

Senior Safety on the Road


Senior Safety on the Road For many teenagers, driving a car represents one of their first steps into adult freedom. They can go where they want to go, they have some freedoms and responsibilities with their friends, and they get to practice good decision making skills at a whole new level. Driving is such [...]

Senior Safety on the Road2020-01-13T22:55:54+00:00

Becoming a Professional Caregiver


Becoming a Professional Caregiver Choosing a career path can be tough, and unless you actively pursue something you love, your career might choose you! At Senior Solutions, we love what we do because we care for people who struggle to care for themselves. We honestly can’t think of a better purpose to fulfill [...]

Becoming a Professional Caregiver2020-01-07T15:02:52+00:00

Helping Seniors Through Sundowners Syndrome


Helping Seniors Through Sundowners Syndrome Seniors go through many transitions as they age, especially if they struggle with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. One of those transitions is called Sundowners Syndrome, a common pattern of mood swings that occurs in the evening for some memory care patients. The effects of Sundowners [...]

Helping Seniors Through Sundowners Syndrome2019-12-19T14:49:16+00:00

Building Meaningful Relationships with Seniors


Building Meaningful Relationships with Seniors Some people think loneliness only affects your emotions, but studies have shown that it can impact all aspects of your health! According to a study from the National Poll on Healthy Aging, 1 in 3 seniors suffer from loneliness. Loneliness causes a number of issues for seniors in [...]

Building Meaningful Relationships with Seniors2019-12-19T14:32:45+00:00

Healthy Habits for Seniors and Caregivers


Healthy Habits for Seniors and Caregivers Healthy habits remain important year-round, but are extra crucial in the chilly months of flu season! Your immune system struggles more as you age, so healthy habits make a difference! On the same note, if you are a caregiver who works with seniors, paying attention to your [...]

Healthy Habits for Seniors and Caregivers2019-12-03T17:35:40+00:00