Month: September 2021

Senior woman sitting on her bed in morning, stretching with arms raised

Ways to Manage Sundowning in Seniors with Alzheimer’s

As a caregiver to someone with Alzheimer’s, you may have noticed changes in their personality in the late afternoon or early evening. These changes could be because of sundowning. According to AARP, roughly 20% of people with Alzheimer’s experience sundowning, which is also referred to as sundown syndrome and sundowners. The changes in seniors experiencing […]

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Learn These Tips to Help Seniors Living with COPD

According to the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, COPD, or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, is a progressive disease that makes it hard for seniors living with COPD to breathe. It often causes the following symptoms: A cough that produces large amounts of mucus Shortness of breath Wheezing Chest tightness And more Although COPD has […]

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Reasons for Incontinence in Seniors and Ways to Better Manage It

One of the most common health concerns that affects seniors is also one of the least openly discussed: incontinence. Incontinence in seniors is more common in women than in men, but it affects many older adults.  There are a variety of reasons incontinence may occur. In the short term, irritation or infection, constipation, and urinary […]

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