Self Isolation – Stress Eating

Gaining Covid – 19 Pounds? Trapped in the house with a fridge filled with food? While we are practicing social distancing, and reading all-things coronavirus, it’s tempting to turn to food for comfort and escape during stressful times. According...

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Stress is the New Grey

We’ve all heard someone say that their spouse or kids are giving them gray hair. Is it an old wives’ tale? Going gray is a natural part of aging, but there has been plenty of evidence to suggest that...

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Epidemic – Loneliness

With increasing numbers of people isolated because of quarantine and social distancing measures, COVID-19 is not the only public health threat to be concerned about – loneliness is one as well. Humans are social creatures by nature and strive...

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Know the COVID-19 Facts

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is closely monitoring the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) that was first detected in China and now has been detected in more than 100 locations internationally, including the United States. According to...

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Fun Activities for Alzheimer’s

The onset of Alzheimer’s and other dementias can lead to seniors withdrawing from activities, family, and friends. It is important to maintain these interests and relationships as they reduce the effects of memory impairment, leading to a better quality...

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Caregiver Guilt: Ways of Coping

Certain eldercare decisions can lead to feelings of guilt, especially if circumstances force one to go against earlier promises. Oftentimes, these feelings are undeserved. However, that does not stop people from experiencing guilt. Here are some strategies for coping...

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Just Pull Up A Chair!

Exercise comes in many forms and varieties, including chair exercises. Chair exercises are excellent for seniors who are frail, at risk of falling, or are wheelchair-bound. Here are a few simple exercises you can do using a sturdy, straight-back...

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