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By Annette Campbell, 9:00 am on June 10, 2020

Seniors who age well make healthy living a priority. They cultivate daily habits that help them meet their goals. These habits are simple to add to your aging loved one’s routine, and you’ll begin to see noticeable differences in how he or she looks and feels. Go for a Daily…

By Annette Campbell, 9:00 am on May 27, 2020

In certain Asian countries, it’s not unusual to see older adults practicing yoga in city parks. Although yoga has been practiced for centuries, the art continues to grow in popularity in the United States. Yoga offers several benefits for senior citizens.  1. Bolsters Immunity As the body ages, the immune…

By Annette Campbell, 9:00 am on May 13, 2020

Chronic pain in older adults can contribute to a broad range of health issues, from reduced mobility and increased fall risk to sleep problems, depression, and anxiety. Some seniors with persistent discomfort also become isolated because they avoid activities that tend to contribute to pain. If you have a senior…

By Annette Campbell, 9:00 am on April 29, 2020

Sleeping throughout the night is difficult for many seniors with Parkinson’s, often due to symptoms like restless legs syndrome and depression. Because seniors with Parkinson’s may have difficulty resting at night, it’s common for them to experience daytime sleepiness, which also affects their bedtime routines. Take a look at some…

By Annette Campbell, 9:00 am on April 15, 2020

Families around the world are weighing the challenges of coronavirus and trying to develop strategies to keep their elderly parents safe. Age and decreasing health can raise the mortality rate among the elderly, which is why families need to establish excellent care plans. Continue reading to find tips you can…

By Annette Campbell, 9:00 am on March 25, 2020

Smoking is a habit many older adults have difficulty with, even though they may be aware of its harmful effects. Nicotine is a highly addictive chemical, and many seniors are physically and psychologically dependent upon the habit. At some point, most seniors are told by their doctors that quitting smoking…

By Annette Campbell, 9:00 am on March 11, 2020

  Skin changes with age because of a natural decrease in the production of beneficial proteins called collagen and elastin. Years of exposure to sun and harsh weather conditions can also take a toll on skin, and other changes to skin cells can contribute to increased health risks as well….

By Annette Campbell, 9:00 am on March 4, 2020

Playing games on tablets is often the perfect option for seniors who want to get mental stimulation each day. The following infographic details some of the most fun tablet games seniors can enjoy. Aging adults who are living at home may require some form of home care. Flower Mound families…

By Annette Campbell, 9:00 am on February 26, 2020

Contrary to what many people may believe, older adults enjoy more than just playing bingo and working in the garden. While these are excellent ways to boost overall wellbeing, many seniors like to take on new tasks and projects. Continue reading to learn about some unique activities for seniors and…

By Annette Campbell, 9:00 am on February 19, 2020

In the senior years, there are several digestive conditions that can develop, and older adults and their families should be prepared for these changes. The dedicated staff at Flower Mound Home Care Assistance have put together an infographic detailing how aging can affect the digestive tract. If you have a…