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8 Tips for Managing Sundowning in Seniors in Pembroke Pines, FL
8 Tips for Managing Sundowning in Seniors in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on June 5, 2018

Dementia caregivers often have to manage challenging behaviors that can arise during the course of their senior loved one’s disease. One of these behaviors is known as sundowning, which is characterized by sudden mood swings, increased restlessness, and confusion during the late afternoon and evening. The exact cause of sundowning…

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Tips on Prepping Your Elderly Parent's Home for Summer in Pembroke Pines, FL
Tips on Prepping Your Elderly Parent's Home for Summer in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on May 22, 2018

When the summer hits in full force, make sure your senior loved one’s home is prepared for the warm temperatures. Making these changes in advance helps seniors have a fun, safe, and breezy summer. Here are some tips you can use to get your loved one’s home ready in time…

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5 Tips for Managing Your Senior Parent's Allergies in Pembroke Pines, FL
5 Tips for Managing Your Senior Parent's Allergies in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on May 8, 2018

Allergies can occur at any point during life, and it is common to develop new reactions to allergens with age. The coughing, sneezing, and increased mucus production that occur with allergic reactions can also trigger other health conditions that are dangerous for older adults, including COPD and asthma. Here are…

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6 Things to Do When Caring for a Stubborn Sibling in Pembroke Pines, FL
6 Things to Do When Caring for a Stubborn Sibling in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on April 17, 2018

If you have a sibling who can no longer take care of him or herself, it might be time to step in and help out. Many seniors do not want to admit they need help from their family members, and it can be challenging to take care of a person…

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Why Digestive Health Is Vital for Aging Adults in Pembroke Pines, FL
Why Digestive Health Is Vital for Aging Adults in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on April 3, 2018

Aging can make it difficult for the stomach to contain food and the intestines to properly remove waste products. It is extremely important for seniors to practice healthy digestive habits such as eating fiber, consuming probiotics, and drinking plenty of water. Seniors need a healthy digestive system because of the…

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5 Safe Activities for Seniors with Parkinson's in Pembroke Pines, FL
5 Safe Activities for Seniors with Parkinson's in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on March 20, 2018

Parkinson’s disease can affect posture, mood, brain function, and mobility, but this doesn’t mean your senior loved one cannot have any fun. Encourage your loved one to stay as active as possible as long as his or her safety is not compromised. Here are some safe activities seniors with Parkinson’s…

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How Does Aquatic Exercise Alleviate Arthritis? in Pembroke Pines
How Does Aquatic Exercise Alleviate Arthritis? in Pembroke Pines
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on March 6, 2018

As seniors age, their muscle strength and bone density tends to decrease, raising the risk of arthritis. However, aquatic exercise is a good option for seniors who want to increase their endurance, circulation, and balance without overexerting themselves. Here are some of the ways aquatic exercise can alleviate arthritis symptoms…

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By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on February 20, 2018

Family caregivers experience a variety of emotions, including feelings of ambivalence. When you are ambivalent about your caregiving role, you may have a difficult time carrying on with your duties. Here are some strategies you can use to avoid feelings of ambivalence.  Listen to Others  Taking on all the caregiving…

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5 Things Older Women Can Do to Boost Their Heart Health in Pembroke Pines
5 Things Older Women Can Do to Boost Their Heart Health in Pembroke Pines
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on February 6, 2018

Although women typically develop cardiovascular disease later than men, heart disease remains a leading cause of death in females across the United States. Cardiovascular disease claims the lives of more women than accidents, Alzheimer’s, cancer, and lung disorders combined. In lieu of these statistics and thousands of scientific articles concerning…

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Awesome Reasons to Do Yoga in the Senior Years in Pembroke Pines, FL
Awesome Reasons to Do Yoga in the Senior Years in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on January 16, 2018

As seniors age, they may face a variety of health issues. However, doing exercises such as yoga can help older adults slow cognitive decline and boost their overall health. Take a look at some of the main reasons your elderly loved one should do yoga.  Boosts Respiratory Function When seniors…

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