Nutrition and the Elderly

Nutrition and the Elderly By Terri Murphy Eating well is important at every age. Good nutrition affects the quality of our lives, helps keep us healthy and helps speed healing if we become ill. Unfortunately, experts say many adults – especially older adults – don’t get the nutrition they need. One-third of people over 65 suffer from nutritional deficiencies. The incidence of protein-calorie malnutrition is higher among the elderly. Older adults absorb fewer nutrients from the foods they east and...

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The 7 Deadly Emotions of Caregiving: How To Cope

Dealing with emotions as the role of caring for a loved one can be difficult and everyone processes emotions very different. Daily Caring has published The 7 Deadly Emotions, tips on how to avoid getting trapped in an emotional cloud when it has become your to make the best choices for your loved one. We are not affiliated with Daily Caring, we just like them! An important part of managing caregiver stress is dealing with the strong emotions that inevitably...

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Sleep Help For Seniors

Sleep is one of the most important parts of our lives, although it seems its always the first to go in a stressful situation. As we age sleep is just as important as when we are young. The Sleep Help Institute is an independently funded non-profit based in Seattle that helps provide information on all things sleep related. They provide information on sleep health, mattress reviews, finding the best mattress for your price range, sleeping for children through seniors, and different...

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Make Your Home Safe as You Age

Make Your Home Safe as You Age  By Terri Murphy  As you get older, certain features of your home that you have never thought about before may become a bit more challenging, such as high shelves and long narrow stairways.  To the rescue are professionals known as Aging in Place Specialists.  They are usually builders, designers, or architects who can help you remake your home to avoid potential problems, or at least give you a better idea of what you...

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Activities for Those With Dementia

Activities for Those With Dementia By Terri Murphy It is universally recognized that elderly people with dementia lose their short term memory first and their long term memory last. For example, they often remember people and events from their earlier years, but have difficulty remembering what they ate for breakfast the day before. So what do you do with someone who can no longer carry on normal conversations? The short answer is “relax and have fun.” The long answer would...

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