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Tips for Caring for an Elderly Person with Parkinson's in Pembroke Pines, FL
Tips for Caring for an Elderly Person with Parkinson's in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on May 19, 2020

Caring for a senior with Parkinson’s can be stressful, but developing a proper care plan could make tasks more manageable. Families should speak with their aging loved ones’ doctors and learn as much about the disease as possible, including effective caregiving strategies. Below are some tips families can use when…

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How to Help an Aging Parent with Mobility Limitations in Pembroke Pines, FL
How to Help an Aging Parent with Mobility Limitations in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on May 5, 2020

For many older adults, mobility issues can have an impact on quality of life by affecting the ability to participate in favorite activities and stay socially engaged. Seniors sometimes shift to less active lifestyles when they experience reduced mobility because they believe it’s something they have to accept, but this…

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Phrases You Shouldn't Use with a Loved One with Dementia in Pembroke Pines, FL
Phrases You Shouldn't Use with a Loved One with Dementia in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on April 21, 2020

Because people living with dementia often experience communication problems and mood swings, fairly harmless comments from others can cause major breakdowns or arguments. Knowing how to better communicate with people with dementia can help family caregivers have more positive interactions. Here are a few things you should never say to…

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Ways for Reducing Your Senior Parent’s Chances of Getting Coronavirus in Pembroke Pines, FL
Ways for Reducing Your Senior Parent’s Chances of Getting Coronavirus in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on April 7, 2020

Reducing the risk of coronavirus is the best way to avoid the possibility of getting severely sick from it. Seniors are included in the high-risk category for coronavirus due to their weaker immune systems and higher rates of serious health issues. Although you might not be able to heal your…

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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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