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Forms of Support Can Enable Aging Adults to Live at Home in North Broward, FL
Forms of Support Can Enable Aging Adults to Live at Home in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on March 24, 2020

Many older adults prefer to age in place, or live in their own homes. An AARP survey found 90 percent of older adults questioned about the topic felt this way. As for how you can help a senior loved one successfully achieve this goal, there are some sources of support…

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Ways to Handle Sibling Conflict about Caring for a Senior Parent in North Broward, FL
Ways to Handle Sibling Conflict about Caring for a Senior Parent in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on March 10, 2020

Disagreements are common among family caregivers, especially siblings. The different personalities can trigger negative emotions and lead to arguments. For your aging loved one’s safety and wellbeing, you and your siblings need to get along and work together. Below you’ll find tips that can help siblings handle conflicts when caring…

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Foods Older Adults Can Eat to Minimize the Effects of Aging in North Broward, FL
Foods Older Adults Can Eat to Minimize the Effects of Aging in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on February 25, 2020

It’s not possible for anyone to completely stop or reverse the hands of time. That being said, there are some foods you can include in your senior loved one’s diet if you want to help him or her stay as healthy as possible for as long as possible. Today, we’re…

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How Emotional Wellness Benefits Seniors in North Broward, FL
How Emotional Wellness Benefits Seniors in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on February 11, 2020

Seniors who maintain good emotional health are better equipped to handle the daily challenges they face. Excellent emotional health can also increase independence and boost longevity. Continue reading to learn why it’s vital for your aging loved one to protect his or her emotional wellbeing and how this can be…

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Some Healthy Lifestyle Changes for Seniors in North Broward, FL
Some Healthy Lifestyle Changes for Seniors in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on January 28, 2020

Your senior loved one can start making lifestyle changes today that increase his or her longevity and independence. These changes should coincide with his or her current living arrangements and physical and mental abilities. Take a look at some of the top lifestyle changes older adults should make. Socialize Seniors…

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Fostering Independence in Older Adults with Dementia in North Broward, FL
Fostering Independence in Older Adults with Dementia in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on January 14, 2020

Promoting independence in an aging loved one with dementia could boost his or her brain function and self-esteem. When your loved one takes on more tasks, it could free up some of your time and reduce caregiver-related stress. Therefore, you need to find ways to keep your parent self-reliant. Below…

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What are the Effects Stress Can Have on Older Adults in North Broward, FL
What are the Effects Stress Can Have on Older Adults in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on December 24, 2019

Stress is a natural response to dangerous events or threats. Stress triggers what’s known as the fight-or-flight response, which prepares people to face danger or flee from it. When an individual faces danger, stress hormones cause the muscles to tighten and the body to release more fat and sugar for…

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Good Activities for Aging Adults at Christmastime in North Broward, FL
Good Activities for Aging Adults at Christmastime in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on December 10, 2019

The holidays are an excellent time for seniors to gather with family and friends and participate in different activities that provide mental and physical stimulation. Staying active can increase longevity and stave off various age-related conditions. Continue reading to learn about the different ways your senior loved one can celebrate…

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Coordination Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease in North Broward, FL
Coordination Exercises for Parkinson’s Disease in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on November 26, 2019

Parkinson’s is a progressive condition that makes it difficult for seniors to move around, disrupting their daily lives and reducing independence. However, there are ways to increase mobility by boosting balance and coordination skills. Continue reading to find coordination exercises for your senior loved one to try. Squats Poor motor…

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How Dementia Caregivers Can Find Help in North Broward, FL
How Dementia Caregivers Can Find Help in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on November 12, 2019

Caring for an aging parent with dementia can lead to long, stressful, and challenging days. However, receiving as much assistance as possible could ease your caregiver load and make the role less difficult. Continue reading to find ways to get the help you need when caring for a loved one…

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