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By Home Care Assistance Lincoln, 8:00 am on May 23, 2023

When seniors live alone, they often become isolated. As they age, they may lack the resources or energy needed to maintain a social network. Social isolation can have a negative impact on the mental and physical health of seniors. Here are five creative ways to prevent senior isolation. 1. Boost…

By Home Care Assistance Lincoln, 8:00 am on May 9, 2023

Many seniors rely on other people to help them complete a variety of daily tasks as they grow older, which puts them at risk for being mistreated and taken advantage of. Here are some of the ways family caregivers can reduce their senior loved ones’ risk of various types of…

By Home Care Assistance Lincoln, 8:00 am on April 25, 2023

Falls are the leading cause of accidents among the elderly. Even a relatively minor fall can impact a senior’s functional ability and quality of life, and many of these falls occur as seniors are trying to go to the bathroom at night. The following tips can help you keep your…

By Home Care Assistance Lincoln, 8:00 am on April 11, 2023

Your senior loved one may be prone to stress because of existing medical conditions, loneliness, chronic pain, or financial burdens. Excessive stress can raise the risk of high blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, poor sleep, and loss of appetite. Here are five things you can do to lower your loved one’s…

By Home Care Assistance Lincoln, 8:00 am on March 28, 2023

During retirement, many seniors need to stretch their budgets. Energy bills can be a large monthly expenditure, especially during the cold winter season. Here are several easy ways for seniors to reduce their energy costs.  1. Use Fans Standing and ceiling fans use less electricity than HVAC systems, and they…

By Home Care Assistance Lincoln, 8:00 am on March 14, 2023

Maintaining a healthy diet becomes increasingly important with age, but some seniors develop health conditions that make this task more challenging. Seniors with dementia may experience changes in their eating habits for a variety of reasons. However, many of these symptoms can be addressed with the right approach. If your…

By Home Care Assistance Lincoln, 8:00 am on February 28, 2023

Migraines are incredibly painful headaches that often occur as the result of dehydration, stress, muscle tension, and even eating certain foods. While young people can easily take over-the-counter drugs to curb the pain, not all seniors can take these medications. Fortunately, there are a few natural home remedies to help…

By Home Care Assistance Lincoln, 8:00 am on February 14, 2023

Today’s seniors recognize the importance of active lifestyles and physical fitness. Staying active dramatically boosts quality of life. To that end, the 60+ crowd is increasingly turning to the practice of yoga as a way to maximize their strength, flexibility, and wellbeing. A common myth is that yoga is just…

By Home Care Assistance Lincoln, 8:00 am on January 24, 2023

Parkinson’s occurs when neurons in the substantia nigra region of the brain malfunction or die. The brain thus no longer receives sufficient levels of dopamine, which is necessary for cognitive and physical function. A loss of this neurotransmitter causes Parkinson’s symptoms. Researchers believe a number of factors contribute to the…

By Home Care Assistance Lincoln, 8:00 am on January 10, 2023

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, nearly 6 million adults in the U.S. are living with Alzheimer’s disease, and this number is expected to increase to nearly 14 million by 2050, which makes Alzheimer’s the most common form of dementia. Over time, this disease slowly robs individuals of their memories, personalities,…