Family and friends are a huge part of any graduation. When including seniors in the festivities, there are important factors to consider to ensure that they will be comfortable and healthy while participating in the big day.
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Board games and puzzles have been a favorite past-time for centuries, providing mental stimulation and distraction from the labors of the day. While traditional board games, such as Monopoly, Scrabble, and Chess still sell very well, online gaming is growing. Studies show that a whopping 49 percent of people have played online games.
Technology has changed health care today, and seniors can start taking advantage of many advances at home. These must have devices each make it easier for seniors and their families to access important information that keeps them on track for better health.
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If you're concerned about your ability to provide a peaceful and stable quality of life for your elderly loved one, you should consider if home care is the answer. It may not be enough. Consider these 5 Signs that Home Care is no longer appropriate:
Interacting with a loved one with Alzheimer's can feel like a minefield. Just when you think that you've got it figured out, they become agitated and start having trouble in the situation again. Managing those symptoms of agitation, however, will help lead to calmer, more productive conversations that both of you will enjoy. Avoiding agitation in the first place is one of the best ways to help your loved one cope with those difficult feelings.
If you're looking for a caregiver for your senior loved one, you probably have a rough idea of where to start. You want someone who has experience working with the elderly and who has the necessary certifications, like CPR and first aid, to handle any medical emergencies that may arise. But what are some of the intangible qualities you should look for? Here are 5 traits that a great senior caregiver will exhibit.