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How to Value the Little Things in the Golden Years in Nashville, TN
How to Value the Little Things in the Golden Years in Nashville, TN
By Steve Cherry, 9:00 am on June 16, 2017

It is important for your senior loved one to focus on the things in life that are sustaining, pleasurable, and nurturing instead of the things that are irritating, sad, or hurtful. By appreciating what he or she has, your loved one can live a better life. Here are some of the little things in life your loved one should appreciate.  Interaction with Others Seniors need companionship, regardless if it is…

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Reasons Yoga Helps Aging Adults in Nashville, TN
Reasons Yoga Helps Aging Adults in Nashville, TN
By Steve Cherry, 9:00 am on May 26, 2017

Yoga is an ancient practice that has been revived in modern times now that the benefits for the mind and spirit are well known. Watching advanced yoga practitioners can make anyone feel intimidated, but there are beginner classes and videos available specifically for seniors. Yoga can help seniors stay flexible and build strength. If you are the primary family caregiver for an elderly loved one and need additional assistance providing…

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How to Make Friends in the Senior Years in Nashville, TN
How to Make Friends in the Senior Years in Nashville, TN
By Steve Cherry, 9:00 am on May 12, 2017

It’s important for seniors to have strong friendships, as loneliness can affect mental and emotional health. However, building new friendships after age 65 may seem difficult, and many seniors simply don’t try. When seniors make the effort to forge new friendships, they often find making friends is easier than they expected. Oftentimes, professional caregivers can become trusted friends to the seniors they care for, Nashville, TN, non-medical in-home care professionals…

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Concerns for Aging Adults with Cerebral Palsy in Nashville, TN
Concerns for Aging Adults with Cerebral Palsy in Nashville, TN
By Steve Cherry, 9:00 am on April 28, 2017

Decades ago, cerebral palsy was considered a children’s disease, but today there are also many adults and seniors living with the disorder. 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 senior care. Nashville families trust in Home Care Assistance to help their elderly loved ones age in place safely and comfortably. As…

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Tips on Traveling with Aging Parents in Nashville, TN
Tips on Traveling with Aging Parents in Nashville, TN
By Steve Cherry, 9:00 am on April 14, 2017

Traveling with a senior parent is a great way to bond as a family, but you will need to prepare for your trip with special accommodations in mind. This is especially true if your loved one has special health needs that may affect comfort and safety on the trip. If your loved one requires assistance to complete daily tasks of living, consider hiring a professional caregiver. Nashville senior care experts…

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5 Enjoyable Springtime Exercise for the Elderly in Nashville, TN
5 Enjoyable Springtime Exercise for the Elderly in Nashville, TN
By Steve Cherry, 9:00 am on March 31, 2017

Seniors who stay physically active often feel and look better than those who lead sedentary lifestyles. Exercise helps prevent cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and some forms of cancer. If your loved one has any of these medical conditions, he or she may have limited mobility and require assistance with daily tasks. A Nashville caregiver can help your elderly loved one manage his or her health in a variety of ways. If…

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Activities for Aging Adults with Poor Vision in Nashville, TN
Activities for Aging Adults with Poor Vision in Nashville, TN
By Steve Cherry, 9:00 am on March 17, 2017

Even though it can be difficult to watch your senior loved one experience vision loss, the brain has a remarkable ability to adapt. Regions of your loved one’s brain that are devoted to visual processing can rewire themselves to interpret other sensory signals. This capacity to adjust is called neuroplasticity and it results in a heightened perception of sound, aroma, taste, and texture. If your loved one has limited vision, he…

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Helping Seniors During Tax Season in Nashville, TN
Helping Seniors During Tax Season in Nashville, TN
By Steve Cherry, 9:00 am on February 24, 2017

Tax time can be stressful for seniors. Staying abreast of U.S. tax changes, monitoring credits and exemptions, and understanding the impact of Medicare updates on tax liabilities is challenging. Nashville, TN, senior care providers share a few tips on making tax season easier for seniors. Understand the Basics Seniors should have a basic understanding of the filing process and obligations. While social security income isn’t normally taxed, aging adults need…

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Seniors Adopt Japanese Diet After 65 in Nashville, TN
Seniors Adopt Japanese Diet After 65 in Nashville, TN
By Steve Cherry, 9:00 am on February 17, 2017

The Japanese people are known for their longevity. With the highest percentage of centenarians in its population, many believe the key to the Japanese living long lives is a healthy diet. Nashville, TN, elder care professionals discuss 5 healthy dietary habits seniors from other cultures can adopt from the Japanese. 1. High in Omega-3 Fatty Acids Diets rich in omega-3 fatty acids can reduce the risk of depression, dementia, and many…

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Important Questions for Senior's Doctor in Nashville, TN
Important Questions for Senior's Doctor in Nashville, TN
By Steve Cherry, 9:00 am on February 10, 2017

Caring for an aging loved one can be a challenging task, as you have to accompany him or her on trips to the doctor. Asking the doctor relevant questions can help you understand your loved one’s health and decide if hiring professional senior home care in Nashville, TN, for your loved one is necessary. Here are 5 important questions you need to ask the medical expert.    1. What Is…

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