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By AH Naples, 9:00 am on March 13, 2024

Recent research suggests yoga can play a significant role in not only reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s and dementia but also alleviating symptoms and boosting quality of life. If you provide dementia care for an elderly parent, here’s what you should know about the benefits of yoga.    Reverses Alzheimer’s-Related Memory Loss For the first …

By AH Naples, 9:00 am on March 7, 2024

Talking to someone with dementia can sometimes be confusing for caregivers. On some days, your senior loved one may seem to understand everything you say. At other times, your loved one may seem completely out of touch, and you may worry about whether you’re meeting his or her needs. These concerns are common among caregivers, …

By AH Naples, 9:00 am on February 27, 2024

Video games, especially the 3D variety, employ cutting-edge technology to make the games as realistic as possible. Though young people are often the first ones to use new technology, 3D video games are actually a great entertainment source for seniors. Here’s how your aging loved one can benefit from these games.    Increases Memory Studies …

By AH Naples, 9:00 am on February 26, 2024

Though people of all ages should maintain healthy cholesterol levels, this is especially important for elderly people because they’re at greater risk for developing serious health conditions. Luckily, a few minor lifestyle changes can make it easier for older adults to keep their cholesterol levels within a healthy range. Here are a few suggestions to …

By AH Naples, 9:00 am on February 22, 2024

Reduced mobility is a normal part of the aging process for some older adults, but other issues can prevent seniors from maintaining optimal posture and balance. Family caregivers should learn as much as possible about age-related mobility issues, including what causes them. Below are some of the top reasons aging adults experience limited mobility along …

By AH Naples, 9:00 am on February 16, 2024

Mobility challenges don’t have to mean 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 life is still full of opportunities to learn new things and find joy.  1. Practice Yoga Your loved one may think …

By AH Naples, 9:00 am on February 15, 2024

Respite care can enhance the mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing of family caregivers and their senior loved ones. It’s an effective way to minimize your load as a caregiver, and it can strengthen the bond between you and your loved one. Here are some of the top benefits of in-home respite care. 1. Creates Opportunities …

By AH Naples, 9:00 am on February 14, 2024

With a little bit of research and some ingenuity, you can create world-class meatless dishes for your senior loved one. Here’s a look at six vegetarian meals that are delicious, easy to prepare, and packed with nutrients.   1. Warm Quinoa & Chickpea Salad This dish is filled with the amino acids needed to repair and …