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By AH Fort Lauderdale, 9:00 am on March 26, 2024

Combative behavior is typical in the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease, and family caregivers should prepare for physical and verbal outbursts. Developing strategies ahead of time could prevent situations from escalating. Below are some tips that can help your family handle aggression in a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s.   1. Check Comfort Levels If …

By AH Fort Lauderdale, 9:00 am on March 18, 2024

There’s no known cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, but there are some things seniors can do to slow its onset.  1. Consume Red, Yellow, & Orange Vegetables  Eating red, yellow, and orange vegetables boosts health and may prevent or delay the symptoms of ALS. Bell peppers, carrots, tomatoes, …

By AH Fort Lauderdale, 9:00 am on March 15, 2024

Many aging adults spend the last few years of their working lives waiting for retirement. When they’re finally faced with the realities of retirement, from setting their own schedules to filling their days, seniors are often not sure what to do with their free time. Here are five ways to make the most of the …

By AH Fort Lauderdale, 9:00 am on March 13, 2024

The elderly face many financial issues that can interfere with the ability to feel comfortable in their retirement. Although some adults retire with fair packages, they may find their retirement funds can no longer keep pace with inflation. Other older adults might not have had enough time to prepare financially for retirement due to their …

By AH Fort Lauderdale, 9:00 am on February 29, 2024

Seniors who are planning for retirement should consider the possibility of long-term care. It’s important to plan for long-term care because the costs can end up depleting the life savings of some seniors. Here’s some important information about long-term care insurance.    1. It’s Not the Only Option While long-term care insurance can be incredibly …

By AH Fort Lauderdale, 9:00 am on February 28, 2024

One of the many duties of caregivers is socializing with seniors. Engaging seniors in conversation and helping them stay social can have a positive impact on their health and wellbeing. Here are some ideas on how your aging loved one can socialize and make new friends.    1. Join a Support Group Seniors who have …