Adding Veggies to Every Meal

As we age, we tend to develop more of a sweet tooth, which can turn us off from other important food groups such as vegetables. This could make it difficult to encourage your aging loved one to eat a healthy diet.

Decluttering Your Seniors Home

When your home is filled with a lifetime of memories, it can be hard to part with things. Paring down a lifetime’s worth of possessions can feel overwhelming. Homes can become cluttered and almost dangerous to live in.

Everyday Workouts for Busy Caregivers

We all have the similar goal of a healthier life. And while eating smarter and getting more exercise sound great on paper, they aren’t the easiest tasks to accomplish when you have a busy schedule – especially the busy schedule of a caregiver.

Satisfying Food Substitutions

New year, new you- how often do we hear this? Setting intentions and making resolutions for the new year is a wonderful thing to do!

Transforming Resolutions to Reality

It happens every year. People make resolutions to eat healthier and work out more. Gyms get busier, but it doesn’t always last longer than the month of January.

New Year’s Resolutions for Seniors

Happy New Year from the Senior Helpers family!

Give a Helping Hand This Holiday

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Unfortunately, for many, it can also be one of the most busy and stressful times of the year.

Flu or Cold? How to Tell the Difference

Sneezing, coughing, achy, sore throat….is it a cold or the flu? Symptoms between the two can definitely overlap- so how can you tell the difference? While both are respiratory, a cold is a milder illness than the flu- it can make you feel bad for a few days, while the flu can make you feel pretty darn sick for a few days to weeks.

Foods that Fight the Flu

While proper medical attention is always necessary when it comes to illnesses such as the flu, it is important to remember that what you put in your body (besides prescribed medications) can certainly help fight everyday ailments!

Myths and Facts About the Flu

If you've ever had the flu, you know how sick you can be. Chances are good that some of the advice friends and family gave you about avoiding or dealing with the flu was wrong. There seems to be no shortage of misinformation and bad advice when it comes to dealing with the flu or the flu shot, despite the widespread impact of the disease and the benefits of the vaccine.

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