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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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8 Important Nutrients for Seniors in North Broward, FL
8 Important Nutrients for Seniors in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on May 15, 2018

The World Health Organization claims there are at least 30 essential vitamins and minerals the human body can’t produce on its own. While most people get these nutrients from the foods they eat, some older adults have a difficult time processing certain vitamins and minerals. Here is a quick look…

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The Benefits of Volunteering in the Senior Years in North Broward, FL
The Benefits of Volunteering in the Senior Years in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on April 24, 2018

After retirement, seniors often have difficulty finding their place in the world. However, many seniors still have much to offer to their communities, and volunteer positions are the ideal way to pass the time. Older adults who volunteer may enjoy the following benefits. Provides Opportunities to Socialize Isolation is a…

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5 Tips for Managing Appetite Loss in the Elderly in North Broward, FL
5 Tips for Managing Appetite Loss in the Elderly in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on April 10, 2018

As people age, they tend to eat less than they did when they were younger. A senior with a poor appetite may simply be experiencing a normal part of aging, or it may be a sign of a more dangerous situation, ranging from poorly-fitting dentures to disease. If you notice…

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6 Strategies for Managing Anger While Caregiving in North Broward, FL
6 Strategies for Managing Anger While Caregiving in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on March 27, 2018

In a perfect world, caregivers would never feel angry, resentful, or overworked. However, caregivers are only human, and negative emotions are inevitable. Don’t feel guilty about your negative emotions. Instead, find ways to manage them. Here are six strategies for caregivers who want to overcome their anger.  1. Breathe When…

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How to Tell If a Senior Is Dehydrated in North Broward, FL
How to Tell If a Senior Is Dehydrated in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on March 13, 2018

The human body is made up almost entirely of water, but many seniors are not getting as much water as they need. The elderly are particularly at risk for dehydration because the body is less sensitive to thirst as it ages. It can be difficult to notice when a senior…

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How to Use Music in Alzheimer's Care in North Broward, FL
How to Use Music in Alzheimer's Care in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on February 27, 2018

When seniors with Alzheimer’s hear music they like, chemicals are released into the pleasure centers of the brain, making them feel good. You can incorporate music into your loved one’s daily life and possibly boost his or her memory, attention span, appetite, and mood. Here are some of the ways…

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5 Reasons Seniors Should Try the Mediterranean Diet in North Broward, FL
5 Reasons Seniors Should Try the Mediterranean Diet in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on February 13, 2018

Long-term studies are now showing that the Mediterranean diet can enhance different aspects of a senior’s life, including physical, mental, and emotional health. Following this diet can also reduce the risk of many age-related illnesses and diseases. Here is a look at a few of the most compelling reasons older…

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5 Activities Seniors Can Do on Valentine's Day in North Broward, FL
5 Activities Seniors Can Do on Valentine's Day in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on January 23, 2018

Valentine’s Day is a time to celebrate special loved ones, but it can be a little lonely for seniors who do not have many friends and family members. Even those who are not in relationships can still enjoy celebrating the holiday by playing games, eating treats, and making themed crafts….

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