The CDC recommends that older persons engage in 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise each week or 75 minutes of strenuous aerobic activity.
When you care for an aging parent, it’s very likely that you’re still working a part-time or full-time job. Many family caregivers are well below retirement age.
Senior care at home can assist with a wide range of different tasks that help your elderly family member to stay in her own home for as long as she wants to do so.
Like many older adults, your mom insists that staying in her home is important. AARP surveyed adults 50 or older and found that 77% want to stay in their current homes.
If your senior is able to be more physically active, then adding movement to her regular daily routine can be a crucial part of helping her to be as well as possible.
Your emotions can sometimes get the best of you as a caregiver, especially if you’re not prepared for some of them. Understanding why they’re there can be helpful.
Has your elderly loved one been experiencing issues with their sleep quality? Maybe, they are only sleeping a couple of hours every night and then feeling the need to nap multiple times during the day.
The body’s natural processes become somewhat less efficient, particularly as we age. This includes the capacity of the skin to heal even a little wound.
A healthy heart is critical for general well-being. At any age, adopting a healthy lifestyle may help prevent heart disease and reduce your chance of having a heart attack or stroke.
When you’re a family caregiver for a senior parent or relative who has a chronic or serious illness bad days come with the territory.