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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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Worst Decisions Family Caregivers Can Make in Pembroke Pines, FL
Worst Decisions Family Caregivers Can Make in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on January 2, 2018

Most family caregivers make difficult decisions at some point in their caregiving experience. These decisions often arise when caregivers are responsible for their loved ones’ legal, medical, and financial needs. If the caregiver makes the wrong choice, many issues could arise. Family caregivers should try to avoid making these bad…

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How To Avoid Drastric Changes in the Nutrition of Your Senior Loved One in Pembroke Pines FL
How To Avoid Drastric Changes in the Nutrition of Your Senior Loved One in Pembroke Pines FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on December 19, 2017

Proper nutrition is important for seniors who need the right combination of vitamins and minerals to stay in good health. However, the changes that accompany aging sometimes require seniors to adjust their diets to meet the recommendations for healthy eating. Use these strategies to address your senior loved one’s changing…

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Preventing Isolation in Dementia Caregivers in Pembroke Pines, FL
Preventing Isolation in Dementia Caregivers in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on December 5, 2017

Dementia generates symptoms that often lead to isolation for seniors and their caregivers. As seniors with dementia need to spend more time at home, their caregivers may also need to give up some of their social opportunities so they can continue to provide the best level of care possible. Caregivers…

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