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You’ve been noticing a change in your father’s physical capabilities lately. You’re afraid to talk to him about your concerns, though, because the last time you discussed some of your concerns, he got agitated and angry. He thought you were questioning his manhood, his independence, and his ability to look after himself and your mother.…Read More
Trying to recover from a major medical emergency might seem like a daunting task. That’s especially true for people in their 60s, 70s, and 80s who are facing possibly months and months of recovery. Getting the first step down, knowing what to expect, is one of the keys. As the old Chinese proverb goes, “A…Read More
You worry about your mother’s safety at home. She may be in her 70s or 80s and you’ve been helping take care of her for a while. You may not think of yourself as a caregiver, but if you’re providing any type of support for her at home, that’s exactly what you are. As a…Read More
Senior Nutrition & Wellness: Hydration is very important for many physiological functions and especially at this time of the year. Proper hydration helps to digest food more efficiently, eliminate waste products from the body, control the temperature, make sure that joints move well, and that overall energy production is stable. Your hydration level also has a significant impact on cognitive performance.Read More
Keeping your blood sugar under control is very important for overall health. There are serious consequences whenever your blood sugar drops too low or gets too high. Usually, it is the consistently high blood sugar that causes the most common issues. Having a healthy metabolism is dependent on your ability to keep your blood glucose within a healthy range. People that struggle with blood sugar control have an increased risk for being overweight, type-2 diabetes, and other risk factors. Your body performs the best within the healthy blood sugar range. In this article, I will outline a few ways that you can help keep your blood sugar within control.Read More
Stress has a huge impact on how we feel and our health. People with more stress struggle with more health issues as well as mental issues. Finding a way to limiting stress and coping with stress is a great way to improve your health and well-being. Increased stress has been associated with many adverse illnesses such as increased blood pressure, poor sleep, dementia, Alzheimer’s and many other illnesses.Read More
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