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Fun Activities for Aging Adults & Their Teenage Grandchildren in Scottsdale, AZ
Fun Activities for Aging Adults & Their Teenage Grandchildren in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on July 17, 2017

Grandparents can play an integral role in the lives of their grandchildren. Although teenagers are maturing and developing their own interests, grandparents can still find common ground for the two generations to spend time together. There are several ways seniors can bond with their teen grandchildren.  1. Enjoy a Movie On a weekend night while the family visits, seniors can…

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Easy Breathing Exercises for Older Adults with Asthma in Scottsdale, AZ
Easy Breathing Exercises for Older Adults with Asthma in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on July 3, 2017

In addition to having an inhaler with them, seniors with asthma should learn how to carry out breathing exercises as well. Breathing exercises can teach seniors to calm themselves and control the amount of air getting into their lungs through a wide variety of techniques. Here is a glimpse at five popular breathing techniques that have helped many asthmatic seniors…

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What Seniors Can Do Today to Boost Their Health in Scottsdale, AZ
What Seniors Can Do Today to Boost Their Health in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on June 19, 2017

Even if your senior loved one did not lead a healthy lifestyle earlier in life, it is not too late to take steps to boost his or her health. Even minor changes can have significant physical and psychological benefits. Here are a few steps your loved one can take today to make an immediate impact on his or her health….

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Excellent Father's Day Gift Ideas for a Senior Man in Scottsdale, AZ
Excellent Father's Day Gift Ideas for a Senior Man in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on June 5, 2017

Finding the ideal Father’s Day gift for an elderly loved one involves some consideration and planning. You can commemorate the senior man in your life by choosing a gift designed to make his life a little simpler. Think about how your loved one enjoys spending his time and select something according to his interests.  1. Fishing Trip A senior man…

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By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on May 22, 2017

Heart disease claims the lives of 500,000 women every year. It is one of the leading causes of death in women 65 years of age and older, and it is also one of the main reasons behind disability. Although women tend to develop heart problems later than men, both genders are susceptible to cardiovascular diseases during the senior years.  Maintaining…

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By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on May 8, 2017

The Mediterranean diet is based on the typical diet of people in Southern Italy, Greece, Spain, and France, and it includes whole grains, fresh vegetables, seasonal fruits, legumes, fatty fish, and olive oil. For seniors who want to live longer and healthier lives, here are a few of the benefits of this popular diet. 1. Promotes Weight Loss Repeatedly gaining…

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By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on April 17, 2017

Vacations are a great way for you to bond with your senior loved one and help him or her get out of the house. However, limited mobility, lack of energy, and several other problems may arise in the golden years, making it difficult for your loved one to go on a vacation. Seniors can face a variety of challenges as…

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Fun Easter Activities for Aging Adults with Parkinson's in Scottsdale, AZ
Fun Easter Activities for Aging Adults with Parkinson's in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on April 3, 2017

Due to their physical limitations, many seniors with Parkinson’s disease feel agitated at times. The loss of mobility also makes it difficult for aging adults to enjoy popular holidays such as Easter. There are a variety of age-related health conditions that can make it more challenging for seniors to live independently. However, many of the challenges they face can be…

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Caregiver Ready Bag Tips in Scottsdale, AZ
Caregiver Ready Bag Tips in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on March 20, 2017

Caregivers need to be ready for medical emergencies. Keeping a caregiver bag with you at all times could help you manage countless situations, ranging from minor cuts to misplaced chargers. Maintaining a high quality of life can be challenging for some seniors, but professional caregivers can help them obtain this goal. Families can trust in Scottsdale, AZ, elder care experts…

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Keeping Away from Insurance Scams in Scottsdale, AZ
Keeping Away from Insurance Scams in Scottsdale, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on March 6, 2017

Many scammers target seniors due to cognitive issues that could impair their judgment. Due to limited social interactions, seniors can become lonely, which makes them too trusting. Apart from being susceptible to insurance scams, seniors can face a variety of challenges as they age, many of which can be mitigated with the help of professional in-home caregivers who provide high-quality…

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