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The Impact of Stress on Aging in North Broward, FL
The Impact of Stress on Aging in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on January 29, 2019

When seniors are stressed, they may feel irritable, short of breath, or tired. The impact of stress extends beyond these immediate symptoms, affecting the mind, body, and overall health on a molecular level. Read on to learn more about how stress affects aging. The Stress Response While the occasional stressful…

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Essential Vitamins for Increasing Memory in North Broward, FL
Essential Vitamins for Increasing Memory in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on January 15, 2019

Vitamins offer a variety of health benefits for aging adults, including restoring energy, boosting memory, enhancing mood, and promoting a high quality of life. As a family caregiver, you need to encourage your senior loved one to consume an adequate amount of vitamins each day, regardless if it’s via foods,…

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Does Every Senior Is Affected By Dementia in North Broward, FL
Does Every Senior Is Affected By Dementia in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on December 25, 2018

Contrary to popular belief, not all seniors eventually develop dementia. While most seniors will have some memory loss, you should understand the difference between normal cognitive changes and dementia as well as how this myth is harmful to older adults. Reasons Behind the Myth There are several reasons a person…

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Amazing Activities for Seniors with Limited Mobility in North Broward, FL
Amazing Activities for Seniors with Limited Mobility in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on December 11, 2018

Mobility challenges don’t have to mean that the fun is over for your aging loved one. Instead, you can use the following activities to keep your loved one engaged and help him or her see that life is still full of opportunities to learn new things and find joy. 1….

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Financial Issues that Are Common Among Seniors in North Broward, FL
Financial Issues that Are Common Among Seniors in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on November 27, 2018

Helping your aging loved one take care of his or her finances is one of your most important responsibilities as a family caregiver. Seniors can make a major financial blunder in the blink of an eye, and such mistakes often haunt them for years. With a little bit of planning…

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Following a Daily Routine in the Golden Years in North Broward, FL
Following a Daily Routine in the Golden Years in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on November 13, 2018

Many people envision their retirement years as a time of rest and relaxation. However, when seniors don’t have a daily routine, it can take a toll on their health. Here are six benefits of maintaining a daily routine in the senior years. 1. Lowers Stress Aging can be stressful, and…

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Helping Seniors Preventing Medication Mishaps in North Broward, FL
Helping Seniors Preventing Medication Mishaps in North Broward, FL
By James R. Buscemi, 9:00 am on October 23, 2018

Many older adults rely on medications for various health issues, and the average senior may be taking up to 10 medications per day. It’s easy to get confused with all the different pills seniors need to take at various times, especially if they have dementia or other impairments. If you’re…

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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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How to Change Your Aging Parent’s Unhealthy Habits
How to Change Your Aging Parent’s Unhealthy Habits
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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