Although the risk of stroke is higher in senior adults, it can hit a person of any age. Statistics show that about 800k people suffer from stroke every year in the US. Many of these eventually get discharged from the hospital to go and continue the stroke recovery journey at home. Therefore, caregivers need to learn how best to look after their loved ones who have had a stroke.
Keeping active is important for people of all ages, and for different reasons. With regular exercise, health issues can appear, or worsen, and the effects of aging (lessened mobility, weakness, forgetfulness, insomnia, etc.) can begin to wear down the spirit.
Some seniors may be able to rely on family and friends for support but, for some individuals, that is not always an option. Read on to find out the benefits of senior companionship.
A new exercise regime, like walking, is a great way for seniors to get up and get moving. Grab a friend and go for a stroll today, you’ll see the benefits in no time.
Caring for an aging loved one who suffers from dementia can be daunting and exhausting. It’s important to seek assistance, though. Several signs can help with knowing when to get memory care, a vital step in your family’s well being.
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The Senior Helpers team serving the Erie, Waterford, and Crawford County areas knows that it is important to support older adults and promote participation in meaningful activities that can help keep them independent, creative, and engaged. Here are the 5 most meaningful hobbies for seniors.
Now that summer has come to an official end, school, work, and life schedules are falling into a new normal. While life in the Erie, Waterford, Meadville, and Crawford County areas still incorporates safe and healthy practices to prevent the spread of COVID-19, for most people, the world has started to turn again. That said, there may be a senior in your life that may still be feeling isolated. To help seniors lead fulfilling lives while staying safe and healthy, it’s important to help them build a growth mindset.
Crafts are a great way for seniors to stay busy and creative. Here are some simple and fulfilling arts and crafts ideas to try at home in Erie, PA.
Here are some tips to prepare easy, healthy, and tasty meals for seniors in Erie, PA
It’s as important as ever to keep your body healthy and able to fend off illness. Here are three easy ways seniors can boost the immune system.
The heat of summer in Erie demands some sun, sand, and beach relaxation. Here are some ideas for summer fun and safety tips for seniors this summertime.
In-home senior care is a great way to enjoy the benefits of aging in place.
As we age, managing a household can become more difficult. Here are some great tips for simplifying housekeeping for seniors.