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How to Prevent Diabetes in Seniors in North Broward, FL
How to Prevent Diabetes in Seniors in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on October 9, 2018

One of the most important things you can do to help a senior loved one stay healthy is work with him or her to maintain a healthy weight. Obesity is associated with a variety of health issues, including increased risks for heart attack, dementia, diabetes, and arthritis. Here are some…

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By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on September 25, 2018

Bad habits can have a negative impact on health regardless of age. For seniors, the impact of smoking, living a sedentary lifestyle, or eating unhealthy foods is compounded by age. With each passing year, it becomes more and more important for seniors to quit bad habits. Here are a few…

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Preparing the Home for a New Caregiver in North Broward, FL
Preparing the Home for a New Caregiver in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on September 6, 2018

If your senior loved one is determined to live at home instead of moving into an assisted living facility, making sure he or she remains as independent as possible without compromising safety will likely include using in-home care services. To make the transition smooth for the new caregiver and your…

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Using Aromatherapy to Soothe Alzheimer's Symptoms in North Broward, FL
Using Aromatherapy to Soothe Alzheimer's Symptoms in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on August 28, 2018

Aromatherapy won’t treat the root cause of Alzheimer’s, but it may relieve the symptoms. Through sensory stimulation, aromatherapy oils can reduce anxiety, soothe aggression, and boost mood. Ahead, learn more about using aromatherapy to treat some symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease. What Is Aromatherapy? Aromatherapy is an alternative therapy that uses…

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Why Should Caregivers Remain Positive in North Broward, FL
Why Should Caregivers Remain Positive in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on August 14, 2018

The health of family caregivers is just as important as the health of their senior loved ones. When caregivers don’t live healthy and positive lives, their wellbeing could be put in jeopardy. Here are some of the reasons family caregivers need to remain positive, regardless of how difficult times may…

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Top 6 Apps for Family Caregivers in North Broward, FL
Top 6 Apps for Family Caregivers in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on July 24, 2018

For busy caregivers, the right technology can be a lifesaver. Mobile apps can help them stay organized, schedule upcoming appointments, and keep track of important medical information. Here are six must-have apps for family caregivers. 1. CareZone CareZone is a comprehensive caregiving app that has plenty of great features. You…

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Healthy Summertime Meals for Seniors in North Broward, FL
Healthy Summertime Meals for Seniors in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on July 10, 2018

Your elderly loved one can enjoy backyard barbecues and family gatherings in the summer months, due to the warmer temperatures and longer hours of daylight. However, you need to ensure the meals your loved one eats are healthy and filling. Here are some nutritious meals that are ideal for seniors…

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How to Enjoy a Caregiving Break This Summer in North Broward
How to Enjoy a Caregiving Break This Summer in North Broward
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on June 26, 2018

Every caregiver deserves a break during the summer months. However, you may not have time in your schedule for a lengthy vacation. Ahead, find great tips for enjoying the summer sun and options sure to accommodate your schedule.  Take a Day Trip to the Beach  If you can’t find time…

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5 Ways to Enjoy Father's Day If Your Dad Has Alzheimer's in North Broward, FL
5 Ways to Enjoy Father's Day If Your Dad Has Alzheimer's in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on June 12, 2018

If your dad has Alzheimer’s, don’t let his condition prevent you from celebrating Father’s Day this year. You may not be able to enjoy all of your favorite holiday traditions, but here are five ways to make the day meaningful.  1. Avoid Confusing Situations  To make Father’s Day enjoyable for…

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Impact of Caregiver Stress on an Aging Adult’s Health in North Broward, FL
Impact of Caregiver Stress on an Aging Adult’s Health in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on May 29, 2018

Being a caregiver can be a challenging job, and those who are overworked can end up facing a great deal of stress. Excessive stress can harm a caregiver’s physical and mental health. It is important for caregivers to take breaks and manage their own stress levels because their stress could…

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