HOW TO HELP SENIORS LIVING WITH ANXIETY

Anxiety is the fear of the unknown, It is an emotional uneasiness about a particular thing you may be expecting. Most times it is the body's natural reaction to situations we don't know and are afraid of. Anxiety can either be severe or minor. When we are exposed to...

HOW TO CARE FOR SENIORS LIVING WITH AMNESIA

Amnesia is when a person has difficulty memorizing or recalling information that is stored in memory. A form of memory loss where someone is unable to recollect facts or past experiences. Seniors are mostly prone to memory issues. As we grow older, we experience...

HOW TO HELP SENIORS MANAGE STRESS

  Anyone can experience stress. It's our brain and body’s way of reacting to the various stressors that we experience in life. Our daily engagements at home, work or during play can result in stress.  Stress is part of life and with every new life stage comes new...

TIPS FOR HEALTHIER SKIN FOR SENIORS

As you grow older, your skin changes. The production of collagen and elastin slows down, which causes your skin to lose some elasticity. It becomes thinner, loses fat, and no longer looks as chubby and smooth as it used to be. The veins and bones become more obvious...

SENIORS AND THEIR SKIN HEALTH

THE HUMAN SKIN  The human skin is the outer covering of the body and anatomically, the body’s largest organ. When the skin is healthy, its layers work effectively to protect the body. But when it’s compromised, the skin’s ability to work as an effective barrier is...

HOW TO CARE FOR SENIORS LIVING WITH SARCOPENIA

Sarcopenia is a degenerative disease of the muscle usually caused by the natural consequence of aging. Sarcopenia literally means "lack of flesh". It is a common condition of muscle loss that affects adults who are over the age of 50 years old. As a person ages,...

HOW TO DEAL WITH LOSS OF APPETITE IN SENIORS

For seniors to stay strong, healthy all through their years and to improve on or recover from any medical condition, they surely need enough nutrients from the foods they eat. This is why it becomes a big problem for caregivers when their loved ones refuse to eat...