Author Archives: Louise Savoie

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How Dementia Affects Elderly Nutrition

Even as we age, our bodies need to receive certain nutrients and minerals to function well. Failure to meet these requirements can lead to malnutrition, which then results in higher mortality and an increase in morbidity. A lot of aging adults...

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Improving the Health of Seniors with Hypertension

High blood pressure is a condition when your blood pressure is consistently higher than normal. The higher your blood pressure levels are, the higher the risk you have of developing other health problems, including heart disease. Also called...

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Benefits of Occupational Therapy for the Elderly

Occupational therapy is a type of therapy that helps people across the lifespan do the things they want and need to do through the therapeutic use of daily activities. Occupational therapy practitioners enable people of all ages to live life to...

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Tips to Encouraging Elderly To Keep Fit

Getting old can be difficult in maintaining a healthy lifestyle considering that they may have physical functionality problems. Your elderly can find it comforting to stay at home as they enjoy keeping your family company. And you can guide them...

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Medication Management Tips for Seniors

If your senior loved one is taking multiple medications, it can be easy for a mix-up to happen. That’s why medication management should be part of a senior care plan. Putting a simple system in place helps seniors avoid common medication...

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The Importance of Stretching to Senior Individuals

Did you know? Aging comes with a lot of changes. If seniors don't give importance to their physical health, their muscles and joints weaken, and maintaining mobility can be difficult— even the once simple tasks can already be a challenge for...

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