Four Ways to Get Better Sleep that Your Senior Might Not Consider

Getting better sleep is a big goal for so many aging adults. But if she hasn’t considered some of the things that she does while she’s awake, she might not be doing all that she can to get that quality sleep that she needs. Get Out in the Sun and Commune with Nature Getting outside and enjoying nature, whether that’s on a hiking trail or in a park down the street, is a crucial part of … [Read more...]

Tips for Helping Your Senior Manage Anxiety in Their Parkinson’s Disease

Anxiety is a challenge many people would not immediately think of when it comes to Parkinson's disease. Experts, however, estimate that approximately 40 percent of those living with this progressive disease do experience anxiety. This is not just an emotional response to having the disease, or to the other challenges and symptoms associated with it. Instead, it is the result of the actual changes … [Read more...]

What to Expect During Recovery from Cancer Surgery

Learning that your aging parent needs surgery to treat cancer is unnerving, to say the least. Of course, you worry about their prognosis. But, you might also be wondering what happens after surgery. How will your parent feel? What kinds of side effects should you watch out for? What can you do to make recovery easier? To ease your worries, the best thing you can do is to learn as much as possible … [Read more...]

Why Older Adults Should Get Moving

Elder Care in Jupiter FL Older adults are at an increased risk of developing a chronic health problem, such as diabetes. Eating a healthy diet will help your elderly loved one manage their condition, but getting enough exercise each day will also help keep painful and uncomfortable symptoms at bay.   Not only can exercise keep the senior's body healthy, but it can also improve their … [Read more...]

Elder Care Awareness: Gout

Elder Care in Jupiter FL When you think of gout, the first thing that comes to mind may be Benjamin Franklin or people from many generations ago. The reality is, however, that gout is very much still around today and many aging adults suffer from it on a regular basis. If this complex and miserable form of arthritis is a part of your elder care journey with your aging loved ones, it is important … [Read more...]