Many routine tasks become more strenuous and unmanageable with age. Keeping up with everyday household chores is typically one of the first things older adults need some assistance with, in order to continue living at home comfortably and independently. Very few people actually enjoy the process of cleaning and maintaining a home, but when strength and mobility start to diminish, housekeeping can become draining and overwhelming.
Many older adults are hesitant to visit a doctor about memory issues because they feel it just a normal part of aging. While some degree of memory loss is typical as we get older, memory failure that impacts daily living may be a symptom of the onset of Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia.
It would seem reasonable to think that by the time you reach retirement, and there is no longer a need to set an alarm and stress about the next day of work that sleep would come easy, right?
Well, that is unfortunately not the case for many seniors who struggle with sleep disorders, or have difficulty getting regular, quality sleep.
Recovering from a stroke can be a long and challenging road. It takes dedication and commitment, and depending on the severity of the stroke, it can take a considerable amount of time.
Helping a loved one recover from a stroke can be difficult to manage alone, but help is available through caregivers and professional home care agencies.
Self-care has become a hot topic of conversation recently, as it seems people are finding it more and more difficult to manage daily stress.
Being a caregiver can be a time consuming and challenging endeavor, especially for family caregivers that are trying to juggle caring for an aging loved one and their own lives and responsibilities.
Maintaining a good level of health is an ongoing struggle for most of us. The human body requires a considerable amount of maintenance to perform and function the way you want it to.
As we get older, it becomes even more important to keep up with health-augmenting practices on a regular basis.
Maintaining a good level of physical health can be challenging for adults of all ages, but it often becomes even harder after the age of 60.
Limited mobility can make physical activity seem like a daunting task, but even just light activity on a regular basis can make a big difference.
Why are Caregiver Companions so Helpful for Seniors? – North Shore – North Vancouver, West Vancouver
There is a lot to deal with when we reach old age. It becomes harder to maintain a good level of health, and then there is the process of accepting our own mortality. Seeing friends, family members, and even spouses pass away, makes it all the more real.
Diet & Activity to Prevent Cognitive Decline in Seniors – North Shore – North Vancouver, West Vancouver
Two very good lifestyle practices to make a part of your daily routine are a balanced, nutritious diet and mentally stimulating activity.
This probably comes as no surprise, as these are fairly standard practices for health and wellbeing. The problem is that the majority of seniors could be doing more in both of these areas.
There are many challenges that come with aging, but it is how you deal with those challenges that has an impact on your overall happiness and well being.
There is such a stigma against getting older in the western world, and many people feel that life goes downhill after reaching the age of 40. However, it all about the attitude of the individual.