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Caregiver Responsibilities Many People Don't Know About In Amarillo, TX
Caregiver Responsibilities Many People Don't Know About In Amarillo, TX
By Kim May, 9:00 am on June 26, 2020

When most people think of caregiving, they associate it with tasks like managing medications or taking their senior loved ones to doctor visits. Though these sorts of duties are very important, they aren’t the only things family caregivers do. Family caregivers do all sorts of things to boost their loved…

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Nutritious Lunch Options for Older Adults in Amarillo, TX
Nutritious Lunch Options for Older Adults in Amarillo, TX
By Kim May, 9:00 am on June 12, 2020

It’s important for seniors to eat regular healthy meals to get all the nutrients and calories they need. Because it’s common for seniors to have reduced appetites due to age, health conditions, and medications, the food they eat needs to pack a nutritious punch. Try these lunch options to keep…

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Tips to Help Your Elderly Parent Stave Off Alzheimer’s in Amarillo, TX
Tips to Help Your Elderly Parent Stave Off Alzheimer’s in Amarillo, TX
By Kim May, 9:00 am on May 29, 2020

Doctors believe around 5.1 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease, and there’s currently no known cure for this health condition. However, seniors can reduce their risk of developing this disease by making a few lifestyle changes.  Alzheimer’s can be challenging for seniors to manage without assistance, and it can be just…

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Ways for Finding Nearby Outings Your Elderly Loved One Can Enjoy in Amarillo, TX
Ways for Finding Nearby Outings Your Elderly Loved One Can Enjoy in Amarillo, TX
By Kim May, 9:00 am on May 15, 2020

Going on outings is a great way to get your senior loved one out of the house and into public areas where he or she can socialize. Many seniors are able to enjoy day trips to nearby venues when they have assistance from caregivers or family members. If your loved…

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Simple Walking Guidelines for Aging Adults in Amarillo, TX
Simple Walking Guidelines for Aging Adults in Amarillo, TX
By Kim May, 9:00 am on April 24, 2020

Walking is one of the best forms of exercise for seniors because it provides a low-impact cardiovascular workout that also strengthens the joints and bones. Seniors can also choose how long they want to walk, which gives them more control over their exercise routines. These walking tips for seniors can…

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Coronavirus Prevention Methods for Older Adults in Amarillo, TX
Coronavirus Prevention Methods for Older Adults in Amarillo, TX
By Kim May, 9:00 am on April 10, 2020

Any type of viral illness is concerning for seniors, since an older immune system isn’t as prepared to fight off unwelcome threats as it once was. Coronavirus is especially troubling, since it’s a new, easily transmittable virus not yet fully understood. However, there are some easy ways you can lower…

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Common Reasons for Limited Mobility in Seniors in Amarillo, TX
Common Reasons for Limited Mobility in Seniors in Amarillo, TX
By Kim May, 9:00 am on March 27, 2020

One of the biggest concerns seniors have as they get older is maintaining their ability to move around. When seniors cannot move around easily, it’s difficult for them to stay healthy, take care of themselves, and retain independence. Learning about the common causes of mobility loss in seniors can make…

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Ways for Showing Appreciation for a Family Caregiver in Amarillo, TX
Ways for Showing Appreciation for a Family Caregiver in Amarillo, TX
By Kim May, 9:00 am on March 13, 2020

Family caregivers put a lot of work into caring for senior loved ones while balancing their busy schedules and finding ways to maintain a sense of fulfillment. Most caregivers rarely receive the praise they deserve, yet they continue to support their loved ones. Here are some ways to thank the…

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Foods for Older Adults with Parkinson’s to Avoid in Amarillo, TX
Foods for Older Adults with Parkinson’s to Avoid in Amarillo, TX
By Kim May, 9:00 am on February 28, 2020

Diet and nutrition play a big role in boosting general health in seniors with Parkinson’s. Although there isn’t a single Parkinson’s diet plan recommended by doctors, it’s generally understood that certain foods are better than others. You already know your senior loved one should be eating plenty of fresh fruits…

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Signs of Heart Failure in Aging Adults in Amarillo, TX
Signs of Heart Failure in Aging Adults in Amarillo, TX
By Kim May, 9:00 am on February 14, 2020

When the heart is healthy, it pumps blood throughout the body. Some older adults experience heart failure, a condition that hinders the heart’s ability to pump blood efficiently. When this happens, blood can remain in the tissues and cause a variety of symptoms. The following are signs of heart failure…

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