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By Jonathan Wells, 9:00 am on January 19, 2022

Strokes impact multiple brain regions that govern many cognitive processes, ranging from motor skills to memory consolidation. When recuperating from a stroke, the ability to recover is contingent on which brain regions were damaged and the severity of the damage. Ahead, learn about the brain regions commonly impacted by strokes….

By Jonathan Wells, 9:00 am on January 5, 2022

Our parents guided our first steps, making sure we were safe and catching us when we fell. As we get older, our roles often change, and many adult children take on the role of being caregivers for their parents. Part of that role involves ensuring our parents’ physical safety, much…

By Jonathan Wells, 9:00 am on December 22, 2021

Certain foods make a huge difference in managing Parkinson’s disease. Among their merits are enhancing neural communication, easing depression, promoting motor function, and slowing the disease’s progression. Here are optimal foods that can help a senior loved one with Parkinson’s feel better. Antioxidants Antioxidants fight against free radicals, reactive molecules…

By Jonathan Wells, 9:00 am on December 8, 2021

Having strong muscles and bones can greatly enhance a senior’s quality of life. Strengthened bones and muscles make it easier to move around and reduce the risk of injuries from falls and other accidents. You can help your senior loved one increase bone and muscle strength by following these steps….

By Jonathan Wells, 9:00 am on November 17, 2021

Caring for a bedridden elderly parent can be challenging, which means you’ll need to come up with a long-term treatment and care plan. With a little bit of hard work and some assistance, you should be able to enhance your parent’s quality of life while reducing the risk of several…

By Jonathan Wells, 9:00 am on November 3, 2021

Keeping your senior loved one active and mentally stimulated can enhance his or her quality of life and mitigate some of the worst dementia symptoms. Studies continue to show challenging hobbies and pastimes can boost brain health while minimizing memory loss. Here’s a quick look at a handful of healthy…

By Jonathan Wells, 9:00 am on October 20, 2021

Garlic is a basic vegetable related to onions, and it has been used for medicinal purposes since ancient times. It’s also a popular seasoning used to add a burst of flavor to whatever you’re cooking. Health experts recognize the amazing benefits found in garlic, and it should be a staple…

By Jonathan Wells, 9:00 am on October 6, 2021

When your senior parent develops Alzheimer’s, it could lead to a variety of challenges for your family. Failing to have a good care plan and management strategies in place could increase your risk of depression, sleep deprivation, denial, and fear. Below you’ll find tips that can help Alzheimer’s caregivers relieve…

By Jonathan Wells, 9:00 am on September 22, 2021

Reading is an excellent activity for seniors, in part because almost anyone can do it. Older adults who have limited mobility can read in almost any location, and even those with vision impairment can listen to audiobooks. As it turns out, reading during the senior years offers several benefits. Here…

By Jonathan Wells, 9:00 am on September 8, 2021

Antioxidants are minerals, vitamins, and proteins that play a role in chemical reactions that protect the body against damage. Selenium, vitamins A, C, and E, beta-carotene, lutein, and lycopene are all examples of antioxidants, and they’re found in abundance in produce, nuts, and whole grains. Antioxidants offer the following benefits…