Category: LIVE WELL(NESS) AT HOME

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Dealing with Stress: How does it Impact our Health?

Facing stress is inevitable. How we face and deal with stress determines our peace and well-being. In this article, Suzanne Ballantyne, E-RYT & Certified Health & Wellness Coach of Simply Practice, Raleigh NC, and Pooja Chilukuri, MS, Nutritional Therapy Practitioner, and Certified Health Coach will outline steps we can take to build resilience against stressful […]

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Why Seniors Should Volunteer: Feel Happy and Healthy!

The number of family and friends diminish as the years go by. Staying connected is as important as physical exercise. Why seniors should volunteer: Photo: Tim’s mother Emily volunteering her time to price books at Dorcas Ministries in Cary, NC. This article was originally published on SeniorCare.com By Tim Murray, President of Aware Senior Care […]

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Living Well Isn’t Just for the Home: Healthy at the Office

Living Well at Home isn’t just advice we give to seniors and their loved ones. It’s something we practice on a daily basis. For us, a healthy diet in the office is vital to living and working well. Living Well: Diet at the Office What does it mean to live well? When we talk to […]

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Consider your Health: Overnight care for Elderly Loved Ones

Overwhelmed and Exhausted: Overnight Care for Elderly Loved Ones Family caregivers who provide overnight care for the elderly can underestimate how the lack of sleep can effect their well-being. What are the downsides to losing sleep and how can overnight care assist you? Sleep. Deep, relaxing, rejuvenating sleep. This is something that can be sorely […]

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How to Help the Elderly during the Holidays in Wake County

With the holidays coming up, we’ll be reminded of the importance of giving back and doing good onto others. If you want to help the elderly locally here in Wake County, we’ve put together this helpful holiday volunteer guide with opportunities to donate your time and/or money. Let’s face it: the holidays can be just […]

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Move Well and Think Well at Home

What’s a good way to have a positive impact on staving off the effects of Alzheimer’s disease and at the same time, help you stay stronger and reduce the potential from a fall?  A good answer would be to think and exercise at the same time! Joe Kleman, owner and therapist at Movement Creates Infinite […]

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12 Vital Resources for Seniors in Raleigh

If you are caring for an elderly loved one, you know that sometimes it can feel like you just don’t have all the answers. What is the best living situation for mom and dad? How can we help reduce some of their financial burdens? Do they need physical therapy or disability support? Where do I […]

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Be Mindful of Aging Loved Ones During the Holiday Season

According to the American Medical Resource Institute there are more than six million adults over age 65 that suffer from depression. Unfortunately, the holidays only intensify feelings of loneliness, chronic health issues, and many other mental challenges that may face our aging loved ones. Guess what?  LifeLinks helps a lot of families around this time […]

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Retaining the Joy of Pet Ownership While Needing Elder Care

Gary Simmons of A Hand to Hold in Atlanta, GA provides solutions for seniors that want to keep their animal companions, but are unable to maintain their well-being. By Gary Simmons Pets are an important part of our lives. There are many benefits that can come with pet ownership: Lower blood pressure and stress, pets […]

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Good Nutrition Should Be a Part of Successful Aging In Place

Kathy Birkett of SeniorCareCorner.com provides winning nutrition strategies for seniors looking to maintain their independence. By Kathy Birkett, RDN, LD Senior Care Corner As we get older there are many things that we think are not a priority such as cleaning the top shelf or wearing perfume when we go out. Eating right should not […]

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