As a caregiver, you know that the physical changes seniors experience as they age can make everyday tasks more challenging. Helping them navigate these new challenges involves a range of responsibilities, from monitoring their physical health, to helping them maintain a sense of independence. However, remembering that many seniors wish to remain sexually active and…

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Encouraging your clients to embrace strategies that enhance their well-being can have a positive impact in their lives. The following are five simple tips that you can use to empower your clients to attain their highest level of functioning: Address Bodily Pain Many elders experience bodily pain. The pain they experience can be the result…

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Mental wellness can become a challenge at any point in your life. However, as one ages there are several issues that can negatively impact one’s mental well-being. If you are a caregiver, you should be on the lookout for mental signs of mental distress among your elderly clients and loved ones. In this article, we…

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son & elderly father

Is your senior parent starting to have trouble getting around at home? When an aging parent starts falling behind on household chores or struggling with staircases, it’s a sign that it’s time to downsize. Downsizing to a smaller, more age-friendly home allows seniors to maintain their independence in a home that’s suited to this stage…

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aging wife & husband

Aging is a normal part of life …as we tack on the years, our bodies change, and along with it our sleep patterns. You might notice that as you age, you need to go to bed earlier, you have a hard time staying awake late at night, or you’re waking up earlier than usual. Granted,…

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Long-termcare

For many American seniors, figuring out how to pay for future care needs can be stressful. Long-term care can be expensive, and Medicare doesn’t pay for everything. If you, your spouse, parent, client, or partner have health issues in the future, you may need to stay in a nursing home or hospital for an extended…

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For seniors and family members, planning for health care typically revolves around planning for Medicare coverage. But for the many seniors who will need long-term care, Medicare offers little peace of mind in terms of paying for expenses. So, if you are making health care plans for you or an older loved one, using the…

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