Cooking is a wholesome hobby to take on and brings family and friends here in the Greater Dallas area together. Learn some easy fall recipes that will satisfy any comfort food cravings.
For an individual looking to take control of their health, one of the first places to start is their diet. Food is a natural way to manage weight, heart health, joint health, and more. Even minor dietary changes can provide significant benefits. Omega fats are one nutrient that can be monitored in a person's diet to potentially achieve desired health benefits.
Caregivers for older individuals play an essential role in their health and safety. It often reaches a point where the individual needs more direct supervision and assistance to ensure their well-being. It can be challenging for family members to balance their personal lives with the requirements of an older person who has their own life. Sometimes, hiring a professional caregiver to provide safety supervision becomes necessary. Often these individuals wish to remain in their homes and retain their independence. It is important to approach the need to increase safety supervision delicately to avoid agitation or frustration as much as possible.
Cognitive health includes the ability to learn, remember, and think clearly and is often associated with mental health and living to advanced ages. The decline of cognitive health is a normal part of the aging process and is typically experienced in subtle ways later in life. Genetics, medical conditions such as dementia, and lifestyle choices influence our overall brain health. There are ways to be proactive and improve brain function through mental stimulation and engagement that can reduce the risk of developing neurological disorders. Whether it be on a mobile device, console, or computer, Senior Helpers of Greater Dallas is happy to share five mentally stimulating games to incorporate into daily routines.
As rewarding as caring for loved ones can be, many caregivers face the risk of getting burned out. From physical demands such as running errands to emotional distress--it can get exhausting. No matter what level of self-care is required, it's easy for caregivers to forget about their own well-being, especially while traveling. During these warmer months, schedules get busier and it can be difficult to maintain a healthy work-life balance. Senior Helpers of Greater Dallas is happy to share five self-care tips for traveling caregivers.
Physical activity is a great habit to incorporate into anyone's daily routine, especially seniors. As the body ages, bones and muscles get weaker which can affect coordination and balance, and increase the risk of falling. Exercise is also known to improve cognitive function and mental health, and may prevent diseases like heart disease and diabetes
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