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Ways Smart Silverware Benefits Older Adults with Parkinson’s in Pembroke Pines, FL
Ways Smart Silverware Benefits Older Adults with Parkinson’s in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on July 18, 2017

Parkinson’s disease can make eating a challenging task, as shaking tremors affect the ability to hold utensils steady. Thankfully, a San Francisco-based company called Lift Labs may have invented a solution. Using stabilization technology, Lift Labs has developed a small device that can make eating more manageable for people with…

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Ways Older Adults Can Keep Boredom at Bay in Pembroke Pines, FL
Ways Older Adults Can Keep Boredom at Bay in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on July 4, 2017

Retirement sometimes looks like a permanent vacation, but it can get boring for some people. While an occasional bored moment is bound to happen, your aging loved one can stave off permanent boredom by doing these six activities. 1. Schedule a Weekly Lunch Date Isolation and boredom often go hand…

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What to Add to a Care Package for a Senior Loved One in Pembroke Pines, FL
What to Add to a Care Package for a Senior Loved One in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on June 20, 2017

If your senior loved one lives far away, preparing a care package is a great way to make him or her feel special and loved. Ideally, a care package will contain items that are both fun and practical. The following are a few ideas to get you started. 1. Movies…

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7 Warning Signs of Elder Abuse in Pembroke Pines, FL
7 Warning Signs of Elder Abuse in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on June 6, 2017

Many seniors are physically or mentally vulnerable, which can put them at risk of abuse and neglect. Fortunately, dedicated family members and caregivers can help stop this abuse. Keep an eye out for these seven warning signs of elder abuse so you can put an end to it. 1. Personality…

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Why You Should to Visit Your Elderly Relatives More Often in Pembroke Pines, FL
Why You Should to Visit Your Elderly Relatives More Often in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on May 23, 2017

Spending a few hours a month with your senior relatives could turn their lives around. By visiting your aging loved ones regularly, you can them stave off isolation, depression, and anxiety. Here are a few important reasons why you should visit your loved ones frequently.   1. Evaluate Their Health Many…

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6 Tips on Helping a Senior Recover from a Stroke in Pembroke Pines, FL
6 Tips on Helping a Senior Recover from a Stroke in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on May 9, 2017

Experiencing a stroke is often traumatizing for a senior and his or her family. The effects caused by the blood clot vary depending on the specific location of occurrence and the amount of cell damage. Once stabilized, the senior undergoes a recovery process, and family caregivers play a major role…

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5 Ways Seniors Can Improve Oral Hygiene in Pembroke Pines, FL
5 Ways Seniors Can Improve Oral Hygiene in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on April 18, 2017

Good dental health is important throughout life, especially in the senior years. Your senior loved one should visit the dentist on a regular basis to discover and treat dental issues, including tooth decay and gum disease. The dentist can also offer some tips to help your senior loved one stave…

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Benefits of Amazon's Alexa in Pembroke Pines, FL
Benefits of Amazon's Alexa in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on April 4, 2017

Many people are familiar with and use virtual assist software on their mobile devices daily. Siri became popular on smartphones, while Cortana was made available on electronic devices equipped with Windows 10. Alexa now joins the ranks. The app is available through Amazon.com and functions using mobile devices, PCs, or…

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Understanding Autistic Elders in Pembroke Pines, FL
Understanding Autistic Elders in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on March 21, 2017

Autism is often thought of as a childhood condition since most autistic people are diagnosed when they are younger. However, autism is a lifelong condition that also impacts seniors, and it also poses several challenges for families providing senior care. Although autism is a serious health condition, it is not…

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How to Eat in a Restaurant with an Elderly with Dementia in Pembroke Pines, FL
How to Eat in a Restaurant with an Elderly with Dementia in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on March 7, 2017

Everyone enjoys dining out once in a while, and taking your loved one with dementia to a restaurant is a great way to help him or her overcome eating challenges. Yet, it is also normal to be apprehensive about how your loved one will handle eating out with a crowd….

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