Caregiving at Home? Try These Unique Senior Activities That Make a Difference

Search online for “activities for seniors” and you’ll probably find a number of games, crafts, memory-stimulating puzzles, and of course, the requisite bingo. What you will not find, unless you search quite a bit more, are the purposeful, philanthropic activities that bring meaning and purpose to our lives. And yet, if you ask older individuals […]

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How to Help Aging Adults Maintain Dignity, Purpose, and Meaning

“Here, let me help you with that.” “Don’t over-exert yourself!” “You can just sit here and rest; I’ll handle that.” How often have we made statements such as these to aging adults, with the best motives, of course? We want to do whatever we can in order to help our older loved ones, to ensure […]

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Family Caregiving: Add Some Fun Into the Daily Routine

Numerous individuals nationwide find themselves in a role of providing senior care for an older family member, and while serving as a family caregiver is incredibly fulfilling in many ways, the daily tasks involved with senior care may come to be tedious for both the caregiver and the senior. All Care In-Home Care Solutions, providers […]

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Top Tips to Help Family Caregivers Get More Done

Are your elderly parents in need of help at home? Are you additionally attempting to manage meeting the needs of children and family at home? If so, you are part of the sandwich generation – a demographic of individuals, usually in their thirties or forties, who find themselves responsible for raising their own children and […]

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How to Overcome Roadblocks to Improving Senior Fitness

Stepping into a routine exercise schedule is daunting at any age. Exercising is tedious. We would prefer not to expend the time. We’re feeling aches and pains from yesterday’s physical exertion. We’ve all made excuses such as these for not staying physically fit. Frailty and advanced age make it even more challenging to follow an […]

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The Best Workout Routines for Older Adults of Any Ability

The positive effects of seniors exercising are worth all the work. Even people who are confined to a bed or wheelchair-bound have a full range of workout options available to strengthen flexibility, resistance, and overall fitness, and they should take advantage of these whenever given the chance. All Care, providers of in-home caregivers in Medford, […]

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The Best Gift You Can Give: Protection From Post-Holiday Senior Loneliness

The holiday season can be packed with a whirlwind of activities for the seniors we love. We often find ourselves wrapped up with family gatherings, holiday parties, religious events and services, and deciding on the perfect gifts for those we love. However, after the decorations are packed away and families have returned to the routine […]

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Holiday Tips for Seniors: How to Avoid the “Winter Blues”

Even though the yuletide season is typically thought of as a time that is joyous, filled with spending time with those who are nearest and dearest and buying gifts, for seniors, it can be anything but merry and bright. A combination of lost loved ones, memories of past holidays, health issues and more can affect […]

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Solutions for the Most Common Problems with Senior Nutrition

Most of us are eager to sit down and indulge in a delectable meal – the comforting smells and tastes, the gratifying sensation of a filled stomach. For a number of older people, though, a variety of health challenges can prevent their enjoyment of meals or even their ability to shop for nutritious foods, in […]

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Senior Driving: Is It Time for Mom to Give Up the Car Keys?

Discussing an Elderly Parent's Ability to Drive a Car
It is among the more difficult decisions we face in later years, and a very sensitive subject for adult children to broach with their elder parents: surrendering the car keys. Driving ourselves, while offering an intrinsic sense of freedom and independence, may become extremely unsafe due to a variety of variables pertaining to growing older. […]

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