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Three Breathing Techniques for Heart and Brain Health

Yoga, meditation and other relaxation techniques all depend on breathing properly. Proper breathing is an important part of learning how to calm the mind and body. The importance of proper breathing is of equal importance to eating healthy food, exercising and reducing stress. Read More

How Caregiving Will Change Over the Next Ten Years

Technology changes everything and that includes caregiving. Over the next ten years, it promises to make caregiving easier and improve the ability to care for loved ones. Read More

‘Boot Camp’ Helps Dementia Caregivers Understand How to Care for a Loved One

There are boot camps for military recruits, boot camps to lose weight and even boot camps for brides, but a boot camp for Alzheimer’s and dementia caregivers? Yes, there is one for that too and it is providing people with much-needed information and support. Read More

How Exercise Can Prevent Falls in Seniors

Exercise is good for overall health. It keeps the heart healthy, the joints lubricated and the muscles strong. It also helps to prevent seniors from falling which is the leading cause of hospitalizations and broken bones for seniors in the United States. Read More

Caregiver Burnout: Four Ways Caregivers Can Increase Energy Through Food

You can find a lot of different advice on how to increase your energy through food, but health and fitness experts agree on one thing: fresh fruits and vegetables, drinking water and avoiding bad fat and sugar are the keys to good health and high energy. Read More

Five Yoga Postures for Fall Prevention

The ancient practice of yoga is enormously beneficial for the body and the mind. It reduces stress and anxiety and improves the function of nearly every organ in the body. Yoga improves core strength, loosens the joints and builds muscle, helping to prevent falls in the elderly. Read More

Seven Ways to Celebrate Father’s Day When Your Dad Has Dementia

Father’s Day is June 18th, and it’s time to honor our Dads and recognize all that they have done for us. Each family’s tradition is different, yet we’re still left to wonder what are good gifts to celebrate our aging Fathers are? Read More

Three Things to Say to Your Aging Parents to Help Them Prevent Falls

As an adult child of an aging parent, it can seem that there is one difficult discussion after another. Some … Read More

Stroke Care: How to Help Stroke Survivors Regain Skills

A stroke can rob people of many physical and mental abilities. Depending upon the extent of the brain damage caused … Read More

How to Talk to an Aging Parent About Fall Prevention

There is no denying that falls are dangerous for seniors. Statistics prove that they are the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for seniors. Falls also pose the risk of significantly impacting a senior’s independence, causing hospitalizations and a reduced quality of life over the long-term. Read More