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What Issues Older Adults Should Address with Their Physicians in Pembroke Pines, FL
What Issues Older Adults Should Address with Their Physicians in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on March 17, 2020

Regular doctor visits can help physicians catch conditions early on, when they’re more treatable. Your senior parent should be honest with his or her doctor and never shy away from asking questions. Below are some of the concerns seniors should address with their doctors. 1. Chest Pain Chest pain could…

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How Is Alzheimer’s Linked to Diet in Pembroke Pines, FL
How Is Alzheimer’s Linked to Diet in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on March 3, 2020

A healthy diet is definitely good for all parts of the body, including the brain, which is one of the reasons seniors are often advised to incorporate nutrient-rich foods into their diets to reduce their risk of developing dementia-related conditions such as Alzheimer’s disease (AD). But are there actual links…

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Methods You Can Use to Identify Your Strong Points as a Caregiver in Pembroke Pines, FL
Methods You Can Use to Identify Your Strong Points as a Caregiver in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on February 18, 2020

Providing care to an aging loved one requires patience, compassion, and understanding along with skills like attentiveness, trustworthiness, cleanliness, and good organization. Knowing your top caregiving skills could make the role less overwhelming. Continue reading to learn how you can recognize your strengths as a family caregiver. 1. Create &…

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Tips for Entertaining an Elderly Loved One in Pembroke Pines, FL
Tips for Entertaining an Elderly Loved One in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on February 4, 2020

Staying active in the senior years can stave off various age-related conditions and boost cognitive health. When it comes to activities, choose things your senior loved one enjoys and consider his or her physical and mental limitations. Here are a few simple ways you can keep your parent entertained. Promote…

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Importance of Aging in Place for Aging Adults in Pembroke Pines, FL
Importance of Aging in Place for Aging Adults in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on January 21, 2020

When deciding where your elderly loved one will live, consider finding a way to let him or her stay at home. Aging in place could benefit your parent’s mental, physical, and emotional health. Continue reading to learn more about the importance of aging in place and the benefits your loved…

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Key Details About the Combative Stage of Alzheimer’s in Pembroke Pines, FL
Key Details About the Combative Stage of Alzheimer’s in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on January 7, 2020

For seniors with Alzheimer’s and their families, the combative stage of Alzheimer’s is one of the most challenging parts of living with the disease. Your aging loved one may suddenly change from being your sweet, loving family member to someone you barely recognize. Aggression, wandering, and refusing to follow his…

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What’s the Best Way to Treat Dementia in the Elderly in Pembroke Pines, FL
What’s the Best Way to Treat Dementia in the Elderly in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on December 17, 2019

Dementia care has come a long way since the days when seniors were forced to move into assisted living facilities. Today, much more is known about how to help people with dementia so they can age in place with dignity and independence. Once your aging loved one receives a dementia…

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Ways to Spend Healthy Golden Years in Pembroke Pines, FL
Ways to Spend Healthy Golden Years in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on December 3, 2019

Aging is a natural part of life that isn’t avoidable. However, there are things you can do to encourage an elderly loved one in your life to remain as healthy as possible as he or she gets older. Below you’ll find some of the top secrets of aging that can…

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How to Manage Aggression in a Senior With Dementia in Pembroke Pines, FL
How to Manage Aggression in a Senior With Dementia in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on November 19, 2019

One of the most challenging aspects of caring for a senior loved one with dementia is the aggressive behaviors he or she may frequently exhibit. Although these physical and verbal outbursts can be difficult to manage, there are ways to control aggression and enhance your relationship. Speak with your loved…

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Lowering Rehospitalization Rates by Educating Seniors in Pembroke Pines, FL
Lowering Rehospitalization Rates by Educating Seniors in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on November 5, 2019

For years, medical staff just assumed seniors would receive the care they needed after they returned home. While most families mean well, it’s common for seniors to experience setbacks in their recovery that are serious enough for them to return to the hospital. In light of the statistics regarding rising…

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