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 [...]
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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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
7 Reasons to Keep Your Parent at Home According to a study conducted by AARP, nearly 90% of seniors want to stay in their homes for as long as possible. Adult daughters and sons typically know that their parents want to age in place, but just the thought of keeping them safe and [...]
Aging Costs to Consider and Tips to Save Money Are you or a loved one planning for retirement, but not really sure what you will need? Are you already retired and constantly worry about making ends meet? As we age, we encounter new and unexpected expenses that can affect how comfortably we live. [...]