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By Marius Butas, 9:00 am on September 18, 2017

As seniors age, they could experience many changes that have negative impacts on their bodies. However, there are some health conditions senior women are more susceptible to than men. Here are some tips for your senior loved one to follow that could help her maintain good health and prevent various age-related issues. Remember the key to living longer and healthier is making good lifestyle choices.  Eat Healthy  Diabetes impacts seniors more than any other age group. However, women who have diabetes have a higher risk of developing other health conditions such as: Vision loss Coronary heart disease  Depression Hyperglycemia  Good nutrition helps senior women lose pounds and maintain a healthy weight. Eating fruits, vegetables, low-fat dairy products, fish, and lean…

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Ideas for Grandparents Day Celebration in Mesa, CA
Ideas for Grandparents Day Celebration in Mesa, CA
By Marius Butas, 9:00 am on September 4, 2017

This is the time of year to express how much grandparents mean to you. As a family caregiver, you should think of creative ways to celebrate the day with your senior loved one. Here are some of the things you can do to honor your loved one on Grandparent’s Day.  1. Host a Party Throwing a party in your loved one’s honor is a great way to celebrate Grandparents Day….

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Reasons of Mobility Loss in Elders in Mesa, AZ
Reasons of Mobility Loss in Elders in Mesa, AZ
By Marius Butas, 9:00 am on August 21, 2017

Limited mobility can be difficult to manage. It can affect seniors in a variety of ways, from making daily activities harder to causing feelings of isolation. Here are a few of the top causes of mobility loss and the best ways to prevent this condition.  Injuries As people age, slips and falls can take a greater toll on the body. This is because the muscles and bones weaken with age…

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How to Cure Post-Retirement Boredom in Mesa, CA
How to Cure Post-Retirement Boredom in Mesa, CA
By Marius Butas, 9:00 am on August 7, 2017

After years of working a full-time job, retired seniors are faced with a lot of free time on their hands. Unless they engage in mentally stimulating activities on a regular basis, older adults often feel unproductive. Here are a few ways to keep boredom at bay in the retirement years.  1. Volunteer Along with preventing boredom, volunteering can be a great way to socialize. Many community organizations provide opportunities for…

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Healthy Restaurants for Elderly People in Mesa, CA
Healthy Restaurants for Elderly People in Mesa, CA
By Marius Butas, 9:00 am on July 17, 2017

Mesa seniors can meet their nutritional needs while dining out if they choose the restaurant wisely. They can review menus online ahead of time to ensure there are healthy food options available that meet their dietary needs. Here are five local restaurants that serve healthy meals full of flavor.  1. Z-Cafe  Located at 1245 West Baseline Road, this dining establishment is open Monday through Friday 7am to 4pm. Seniors will…

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Main Causes of Poverty in Older Adults in Mesa, CA
Main Causes of Poverty in Older Adults in Mesa, CA
By Marius Butas, 9:00 am on July 3, 2017

After working hard all of their lives, the last thing seniors deserve is to worry about finances. However, seniors are at a greater risk for poverty because of living on a fixed income. As a family caregiver, being aware of these six causes of elderly poverty allows you to implement measures that can keep your loved one safe. 1. Financial Scams Seniors sometimes start out in retirement with plenty of…

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What Elderly People Can Do to Live Healthier Lives in Mesa, CA
What Elderly People Can Do to Live Healthier Lives in Mesa, CA
By Marius Butas, 9:00 am on June 19, 2017

Seniors don’t always need to make drastic lifestyle changes to be healthier. Making a few simple changes can boost their wellbeing. Here are five easy things your loved one can start doing to lead a healthier, happier, and more productive life.  1. Control Stress Seniors who are stressed all the time have higher rates of high blood pressure, cardiovascular diseases, hormonal imbalances, and insomnia. Chronic stress can be caused by…

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Great Last-Minute Gifts to Get Your Senior Dad on Father's Day in Mesa, CA
Great Last-Minute Gifts to Get Your Senior Dad on Father's Day in Mesa, CA
By Marius Butas, 9:00 am on June 5, 2017

Although your dad is always at the forefront of your mind, it is normal to get so caught up in finding the perfect gift that you wait until the last minute. After all, your dad deserves the best, and it can be hard to find the right thing for him. While Father’s Day is fast approaching, you still have time to surprise your favorite man with a gift that is…

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Ways to Summer-Proof an Elderly Loved One’s Home in Mesa, CA
Ways to Summer-Proof an Elderly Loved One’s Home in Mesa, CA
By Marius Butas, 9:00 am on May 22, 2017

Summer temperatures in Arizona easily climb to the upper 90s or exceed 100 degrees Fahrenheit. The excessive heat is especially dangerous for senior citizens. While elderly people might prefer staying inside during the scorching days, home preparation is necessary to prevent overheating. Many older adults are choosing to age in place, and some need a helping hand to continue living at home safely and comfortably. Luckily, there is professional home…

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Best Ways Senior Can Prevent Hearing Loss in Mesa, CA
Best Ways Senior Can Prevent Hearing Loss in Mesa, CA
By Marius Butas, 9:00 am on May 8, 2017

As adults get older, they may find themselves increasing the volume on TV remotes and other electronic devices. They may also have difficulty hearing people speak in a normal volume during a conversation and ask others to speak louder. As people age, the tiny hair cells contained within the inner ears deteriorate. When these cells die or malfunction, ears can no longer efficiently detect frequencies, vibrations, and sounds. Seniors can…

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