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7 Balance Exercises for Seniors

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Balance exercises are an important component of any senior fitness routine. As we age, our balance tends to decline, making us more susceptible to falls and injuries. Incorporating balance exercises into your daily routine can help improve stability and prevent falls. Here are seven balance exercises that seniors can do at home: 1. Single Leg […]

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How Often Should You Visit a Parent in Assisted Living

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Moving your parent to an assisted living community is a significant step for both of you. You may wonder how frequently you should visit to support their independence while providing necessary assistance. To establish an ideal visit schedule, consider your parent’s specific needs and external factors that might influence them. Balancing their independence with flexibility […]

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7 Ways to Help When Aging Parents Expect Too Much

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As our parents age, they naturally need more assistance and support from their loved ones. However, these expectations can sometimes become overwhelming, leaving us feeling frustrated, guilty, and unsure of how to proceed.  If you are in this situation, know you’re not alone. It’s important to consider these 7 practical ways to help when aging […]

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Do Nursing Homes Provide Transportation to Doctor’s Appointments?

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A senior living community or nursing home offers many essential services to support your loved one. However, many residents still require other services to meet their unique physical, mental, emotional, and social needs. Senior living communities provide exceptional support, but even the best in-house care cannot replace the doctor’s expertise—their knowledge can help inform your […]

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Personal Care for Seniors: Keeping Loved Ones Healthy

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Aging can make it physically difficult for older adults to perform basic personal care tasks such as bathing, dressing, and grooming.  Providing thoughtful and comprehensive personal care becomes increasingly important. It’s a way to ensure their well-being and happiness during the golden years of their lives. Aspects of personal care to keep in mind when […]

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