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Impact of Diet on Alzheimer's Risk in Sacramento, CA
Impact of Diet on Alzheimer's Risk in Sacramento, CA
By Kathy Herrfeldt, 9:00 am on September 3, 2018

When it comes to Alzheimer’s, there are a few things seniors can do to prevent the disease, starting with the types of foods they eat. Some foods have a negative impact on the way the brain functions and can cause significant damage to brain cells. Here are some of the…

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5 Tips on Preventing Seniors from Falling Out of Bed in Sacramenta, CA
5 Tips on Preventing Seniors from Falling Out of Bed in Sacramenta, CA
By Kathy Herrfeldt, 9:00 am on August 20, 2018

Falling is dangerous for seniors who have weak, brittle bones and may not be able to get up on their own. Some seniors are at risk for falling out of bed, especially if they are prone to becoming disoriented and rolling off the mattress and onto the floor. If you…

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Helping Older Adults Let Go of Hoarding in Sacramento, CA
Helping Older Adults Let Go of Hoarding in Sacramento, CA
By Kathy Herrfeldt, 9:00 am on August 17, 2018

Hoarding is often a source of shame for seniors and their families, yet you don’t have to sit idly by and watch your aging loved one live in squalor. Whether your loved one has always hoarded or it’s a new symptom that accompanies the aging process, you can use the…

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Celebrating National Senior Citizens Day with Your Loved One in Sacramento, CA
Celebrating National Senior Citizens Day with Your Loved One in Sacramento, CA
By Kathy Herrfeldt, 9:00 am on August 6, 2018

National Senior Citizens Day is the perfect opportunity to spoil your aging parent with love and appreciation. You can include your senior mom or dad in the planning stages or surprise him or her with a day full of fun adventures. Keep reading to find some exciting ways to celebrate…

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Nutritious Grocery Shopping List for Seniors in Sacramento, CA
Nutritious Grocery Shopping List for Seniors in Sacramento, CA
By Kathy Herrfeldt, 9:00 am on July 16, 2018

Switching to a balanced diet is essential for maintaining health, which is why it’s important for your senior loved one to make good choices at the grocery store. A healthy diet can keep diseases at bay, prevent conditions from getting worse, and provide an overall sense of wellbeing. Next time…

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5 Ways Seniors Can Prevent Sleep Apnea in Sacramento, CA
5 Ways Seniors Can Prevent Sleep Apnea in Sacramento, CA
By Kathy Herrfeldt, 9:00 am on July 2, 2018

The older people get, the more likely they are to develop sleeping difficulties, including what is known as sleep apnea. Signs your older loved one may have the disorder already include snoring, waking up exhausted, waking up multiple times in the night, or waking up with a headache or sore…

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Why Having a Sense of Purpose Is Essential for the Elderly in Sacramento, CA
Why Having a Sense of Purpose Is Essential for the Elderly in Sacramento, CA
By Kathy Herrfeldt, 9:00 am on June 18, 2018

Growing old can have a negative effect on a senior’s mental, physical, and emotional wellbeing, but maintaining a purpose in life can have a positive impact on overall health. Keep your aging loved one involved with family and friends, and encourage doing things that bring him or her joy. Here…

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Caregiver-Puttion-Some-Sunscreen-on-Senior
By Kathy Herrfeldt, 9:00 am on June 4, 2018

The summer months are the perfect time for your senior loved one to get some fresh air and head outdoors, which could lift his or her mood and provide an opportunity to socialize. Aging skin loses some of its ability to protect itself against skin diseases, and being outdoors in…

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Seniors-Gambling
Seniors-Gambling
By Kathy Herrfeldt, 9:00 am on May 21, 2018

Gambling offers seniors a quick thrill, and many fall prey to the tactics used by casinos and other venues that cater to their age group. While your aging loved one may just think gambling is a chance to have a little fun, he or she may be at risk for…

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Tai-Chi-Group
By Kathy Herrfeldt, 9:00 am on May 7, 2018

Taking care of your senior loved one may be one of your duties as a family caregiver, but you also need to take care of yourself. Just like you need to get plenty of rest, you also need to exercise. Working out and participating in physical activities could boost your…

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