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  • Mother's Day Activities for Senior Caregiving

    May 12, 2024

    Explore meaningful activities for senior moms this Mother's Day—activities filled with joy, emotion, and an abundance of memories to treasure.

  • Anxiety-Relieving Foods: Nutrition Tips for Senior Care

    May 6, 2024

    What we eat can greatly influence our mood and anxiety levels. Explore several foods known for their anxiety-relieving properties.

  • Senior Diet: Adding Vitamin D

    April 22, 2024

    Explore the importance of Vitamin D, how to include more Vitamin D-rich foods into your diet, and when supplements might be necessary.

  • Alternative Therapies for Sundowning Relief

    April 17, 2024

    Let's dig into the world of alternative, non-pharmacological approaches and how they can be beneficial for those experiencing sundowning.

  • Planning Healthy Meals: Benefits for Seniors

    March 21, 2024

    Uncover the importance of meal planning for seniors, with emphasis on the benefits a balanced diet can deliver for their health.

  • How to Create a Spring Tea Garden: Guide for Seniors

    March 11, 2024

    Learn how seniors can cultivate a tea garden, from choosing the location and selecting the right plants to harvesting and preparing the teas for consumption.

  • Indoor Plant Care: A Relaxing Senior Hobby

    February 19, 2024

    Discover how adopting indoor plant care as a hobby can offer numerous physical, mental, and emotional benefits for seniors.

  • National Wear Red Day: Senior Heart Awareness

    February 2, 2024

    Heart health awareness is important for our senior population. Commemorating National Wear Red Day is a powerful way to show solidarity and commitment to this cause.

  • Financial Wellness: January Tips for Seniors

    January 15, 2024

    Starting the new year with a firm financial plan in place is a practical and empowering step. This article aims to guide seniors in achieving and maintaining financial stability in the new year.

  • Keeping Warm: How to Heat Your Home More Efficiently

    January 5, 2024

    A warm and comfortable living environment is an important aspect of seniors' health and wellness during the colder months. Here's how to achieve safe and efficient home heating.

  • Start Prepping These Senior-Friendly Holiday Season Recipes

    December 17, 2023

    Elevate your holiday celebrations with Senior Helpers Northern Kentucky's collection of senior-friendly holiday recipes. Indulge your loved ones in delicious, low-sugar, and low-salt dishes designed for senior health. Simplify your preparations with easy recipes like herb-roasted turkey, butternut squash soup, green bean almondine, and cranberry orange relish. Discover joy in senior-friendly holiday cooking.

  • Boost Your Senior's Immune System This Holiday

    December 16, 2023

    Enhance your senior loved one's well-being this holiday season with evidence-based strategies from Senior Helpers Northern Kentucky. Discover nutritional advice, gentle exercises, sleep and hydration tips, and stress management techniques to fortify the senior immune system.

  • Coping With Loneliness During the Holiday Season

    November 19, 2023

    Discover effective strategies for coping with loneliness during the holiday season, especially for seniors. Learn how expressing emotions, staying active, and embracing technology can alleviate loneliness.

  • Incorporating Tea Into Your Daily Routine

    November 15, 2023

    Discover the health benefits of tea for seniors with Senior Helpers Northern Kentucky. Explore the diverse flavors and well-being advantages of incorporating tea into your daily routine. Contact us for personalized senior care services.

  • Aging Bones, Aging Well – Dealing with Osteoporosis

    October 15, 2023

    Dealing with osteoporosis is a common concern for seniors, often leading to lower bone density and a higher risk of fractures. This blog post provides a guide for managing osteoporosis or for those looking to enhance their bone health as they age. From understanding osteoporosis to making lifestyle changes, we'll help you on your path to healthy aging.

  • Understanding and Living With Arthritis as a Senior

    October 14, 2023

    Understanding and managing arthritis is vital for maintaining a healthy life. In this blog post, you'll discover the common types of arthritis and how to cope with it as a senior, including lifestyle changes, support, and care services.

  • Prep Your Home Now to Prevent Falls Later

    September 17, 2023

    Prevent falls at home with expert tips and modifications. Stay safe and independent. Contact Senior Helpers Northern Kentucky.

  • Fall-inspired Home Décor for Seniors

    September 16, 2023

    Explore safe, affordable fall home decor ideas for seniors to boost well-being, mood, and comfort. Read on

  • Healthful Cooking Techniques – Baking Without Oil

    August 20, 2023

    Explore baking without oil for healthier options, find alternatives, enjoy delicious treats, and get expert tips from Senior Helpers Northern Kentucky.

  • Exercise Routines For Aging Joints

    August 19, 2023

    Discover senior-friendly exercise routines; Improve joint health with swimming, yoga, and tai chi; and get support from Senior Helpers in Northern Kentucky.

  • In-Home Help Safety Tips

    July 27, 2023

    If your senior loved one is still very active in their community, they will appreciate any ability to continue living at home.  In home senior care is an option to help them maintain this lifestyle.  Some simple changes around the house can make daily activities simpler such as storing items on lower shelves for easy reach; leave a step stool at ready access, and tacking or taping down fraying carpets.  Rearranging furniture to allow for easy moving throughout the house is also helpful.  In home help from a family member is very beneficial and professional care also includes light housekeeping, meal preparation, medication reminders, as well as companionship.

  • The Health Advantages of Green Tea for Seniors

    July 23, 2023

    Discover the health benefits of green tea for seniors: antioxidants, heart protection, improved cognition, and more. Sip to better health.

  • 5 Ways to Enjoy a Movie Night With Limited Sight and Hearing

    July 22, 2023

    Discover helpful tips to make your movie nights with limited sight and hearing more accessible and enjoyable, ensuring you don't miss a moment or a punchline. Keep reading.

  • In-Home Dementia Care

    July 20, 2023

    When asked, most seniors would express a strong desire to remain in their own home for as long as physically and emotionally possible.  Even when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or other dementia related disease; they are able to keep their independence.  All caregivers from Senior Helpers are highly trained and are experts in dementia care.  It is important for the mental health of a loved one coping with dementia that their life stays as routine and predictable as possible. 

  • In-Home Professional Help and a Cool Home in Summer

    July 13, 2023

    When family outings and other social events such as weddings and graduations call for time spent outdoors, it is important to help an elderly loved one to beat the heat.   Remind your loved one to wear loose, breathable layers like cotton.   Whenever possible, remind your aging loved one to wear lighter colors as well.  A sun hat can also help to prevent sunburn on the skin.  Bring an umbrella to help provide shade if trees or a canopy is not available at the event.