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  • Popular Presents To Buy Your Grandkids - February 17, 2020 - All children want gadgets, toys, clothes and more. Some grandparents, just like many parents, fall into the trap of buying too many gifts. Some may do so because they have not had so much during their childhood and wish their grandchildren would not suffer as they did. Alas, others make up for their mistakes with… ...Read More
  • Great Quotes For Seniors To Live By - February 14, 2020 - Many seniors say that if they were to go back in time and have the chance to change something about their lives, they would do at least certain things differently. However, this late regrets can be toxic, because nobody gets a second chance to live, therefore all we can do is continue our life in… ...Read More
  • Why Painting Is Good For Mental Health - February 13, 2020 - Stress is one of the main enemies of our health, causing exhaustion, anxiety and other mental disorders, also contributing to the aggravation of most diseases. According to the World Health Organization, stress is the main risk factor for health. Therefore, it is important to find new ways to fight against it. Painting is a great… ...Read More
  • Tips For Getting Your Senior Parent To Play Card Games - February 12, 2020 - Playing games is both stress-free and stimulating for seniors at places like  Wesley Court Senior Living and seniors at home alike. Through this activity, people of all ages can nurture their imagination, creativity, problem solving skills and enjoy some fun and entertainment. A simple card game can contribute to increasing optimism, releasing stress and build… ...Read More
  • How To Keep Your Aging Parent Connected Through Technology - February 11, 2020 - For many seniors, the usefulness of modern technology is sometimes less obvious. They managed to live for decades without using the internet - why would they need it now? Well, besides the fact that the internet can meet some of their needs, it can also improve the quality of their life. Nowadays, one of the… ...Read More
  • Is Fatigue Common In Seniors? - February 10, 2020 - Fatigue is a term that refers to an overall lack of energy and feeling of tiredness. Of all the age categories, seniors are the most affected by fatigue and that`s because, inside their body, the metabolic processes take place slower than in younger people. As such, seniors experience more often concentration disorders, chronic fatigue, physical… ...Read More
  • Encourage Your Parent Again To Join Or Start A Book Club - February 6, 2020 - Reading is a very beneficial activity for seniors, generally because it keeps their mind active. While television destroys neurons, reading helps people use their brains. By reading, they will rationalize better and also improve their memory. Many studies have shown that if you don't use your memory, you lose it. Reading helps seniors remember details,… ...Read More
  • Our Parents Are Living Longer - February 5, 2020 - People's life expectancy continues to grow irrespective of socio-economic factors, according to recent researchers. Our parents live longer than ever and people who survive to the age of 65 typically continue to live longer than their parents, and this is not expected to slow down anytime soon. The analysis of the average age of death… ...Read More
  • Help Your Senior Parent Celebrating Valentine’s Day - February 4, 2020 - Valentine’s Day is for all the lovers out there who choose to prove their love to each other on this particular day, typically by exchanging tokens of affection. When it comes to seniors, Valentine`s Day is not particularly meaningful, but maybe it does not have to be this way. If your aging parent likes traditions… ...Read More
  • Tips For Staying Active During The Colder Months - January 31, 2020 - When the weather becomes colder, the motivation for exercising decreases.  Winter induces a phenomenon of human hibernation, where physical activity is reduced and food consumption is increased.  Places like nursing homes in Tyler TX keep an active schedule pretty much year round for their residents to remain active and healthy. All these negative aspects can… ...Read More

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