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A Delicious Mediterranean Diet Recipe Seniors Will Love

A Delicious Mediterranean Diet Recipe Seniors Will Love | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

 

Celebrate Mediterranean Diet Month with this yummy, heart-healthy recipe. Full of good fats and flavor, your senior loved one will be asking for seconds. 

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The Essential Emergency Checklist for Elderly

The Essential Emergency Checklist for Elderly | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

Although we hope you never need it, having an emergency checklist and knowing where all important documents are will be invaluable during an emergency. 

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Types of Foods Seniors Should Avoid

Types of Foods Seniors Should Avoid | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

 

Find out the worst types of foods for seniors and find out how they could be impacting the health and quality of life of an aging loved one. 

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Commonly Prescribed Senior Medications and Potential Risks

Commonly Prescribed Senior Medications and Potential Risks | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

 

Promote safety for a senior parent or loved one and learn the most common medications prescribed as well as their potential risks. 

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5 Modern Books for Elderly Audiences

5 Modern Books for Elderly Audiences | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

Finding modern books that will intrigue your senior loved one can be difficult. Check out some popular current book choices that will be sure to entertain your relative. 

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5 Strategies for Combatting Insomnia in seniors

5 Strategies for Combatting Insomnia in seniors | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

 

Insomnia is a common condition for seniors that can make daily life and routine tasks hard or unmanageable. Read on for ways seniors can battle insomnia. 

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4 Early Signs of Cancer

4 Early Signs of Cancer | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

As age is a risk factor for cancer, it’s important for seniors and their family caregivers to be aware of and take note of signs and symptoms of cancer. 

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What is Spastic Cerebral Palsy and How it Affects Seniors?

What is Spastic Cerebral Palsy and How it Affects Seniors? | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

 

More people with cerebral palsy are living well into old age, although this is good news, it's important to understand how spastic CP affects seniors. 

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Fun Mother’s Day Activities with a Senior Loved One

Fun Mother’s Day Activities with a Senior Loved One | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

With Mother's Day just about a month away, you might be wondering what to do with a senior loved one. Check out these fun, senior-friendly ideas. 

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Why Should Seniors Volunteer

Why Should Seniors Volunteer | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

Volunteering has been linked with a number of both physical and mental benefits. Read on to find out why your senior loved one should start giving back.

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Caffeine and seniors with Parkinson’s

Caffeine and seniors with Parkinson’s | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

Recent research suggests seniors with Parkinson's disease could benefit from caffeine. Learn more about the research and find out how caffeine could help.

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Dealing with Elderly Parkinson’s Diagnosis

Dealing with Elderly Parkinson’s Diagnosis | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

When your aging parent is diagnosed with Parkinson's it can be a devastating blow. However, there are several things you can do to help you both cope.

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Senior Springtime Activities

Senior Springtime Activities | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

This winter has been quite cold and if the snow has been wearing on you and your senior loved one, now is the perfect time to set your sights on spring. Grand Rapids Home Care Assistance offers these exciting ideas for making the most of this magical season.

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Top Gadgets for seniors with Parkinson’s

Top Gadgets for seniors with Parkinson’s | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

If your senior loved one has Parkinson's, you can make everyday living a little easier with these gadgets designed with PD symptoms in mind. 

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What is Baby Doll Therapy for Senior Alzheimer’s Patients?

What is Baby Doll Therapy for Senior Alzheimer’s Patients? | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

 

Recent research suggests seniors with Alzheimer's may find some relief from symptoms by caring for life-like baby dolls. Read on to learn more. 

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What are the Types of Therapy Available to Elder Stroke Survivors?

What are the Types of Therapy Available to Elder Stroke Survivors? | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

Although each stroke survivor will have a unique road to recovery, there are a number of therapies often recommended by doctors. 

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Aging in Place Trend: Seniors Age in the Comfort of Home

Aging in Place Trend: Seniors Age in the Comfort of Home | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

 

Seniors want to retain their independence and regular activities with age, which is why aging in place is so popular among this group. 

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3 Tips for Improved Nutrition among seniors with Parkinson’s

3 Tips for Improved Nutrition among seniors with Parkinson’s | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

While good nutrition is always a key part of healthy senior living, if your elderly loved one has Parkinson’s disease, eating well is especially important. 

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4 Tips for seniors to Avoid Bruises

4 Tips for seniors to Avoid Bruises | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

 

As seniors have fragile skin, small bumps can often lead to big bruises. Read on to learn about ways to help prevent bruising in your elderly loved one. 

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4 Reasons to Pick Home Care for Your Elderly Relative

4 Reasons to Pick Home Care for Your Elderly Relative | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

If you’re weighing your elderly loved one’s care options, reading about some of the benefits of senior home care may help you make an informed decision. 

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4 Easy Ways Seniors Can Maintain Bone Health

4 Easy Ways Seniors Can Maintain Bone Health | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

Many things can lead to bone less, but luckily some of those things can be controlled. Read on to learn more about maintaining senior bone health. 

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DOs and DON’Ts to Slow the Onset of Alzheimer’s disease

DOs and DON’Ts to Slow the Onset of Alzheimer’s disease | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

More & more research is supporting claims that a healthy diet & lifestyle can go a long way in prevent Alzheimer's in seniors. Here are a few Dos & Don'ts. 

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Lower Bad Cholesterol in Elderly

Lower Bad Cholesterol in Elderly | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

If your senior loved one needs to lower their cholesterol, but doesn't want to take medications, give these natural remedies a try.

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Elderly Tips for Mediating

Elderly Tips for Mediating | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

Help your senior loved one stay sharp as they age with mindful mediation. Learn more about the benefits and read up on tips for beginners.

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Combating Senior Loneliness

Combating Senior Loneliness | Home Care Assistance of Grand Rapids | Scoop.it

No one likes to be lonely, but loneliness can affect seniors more seriously than younger adults. Learn more about senior loneliness and how to help.

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