balance

Balance exercises to prevent falls

With age people tend to lose balance, strength, and flexibility, increasing their chances of falling. It is important for seniors to exercise regularly to help prevent such falls. There are three types of exercises that are easy and simple that can help prevent seniors from falling. Single leg stand Using a chair or wall, lift…

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Communicating with older adults who won’t listen

When communicating with someone, it can be frustrating and difficult when the aging parent/adult won’t listen or accept what is being told to them. Some adults are use to running their own business or household, but are now being told certain things they don’t agree with or comprehend. It’s dealing with those moments that can…

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New Year’s goals for caregiver well-being

New year always means new you. That includes those who are spending all their time or partial time caring for someone else. It is easy to lose yourself and your self care while taking care of another person, so the new year is a perfect time to put yourself back on the priority list. The…