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  • Healthy Holiday Eating for Diabetic Seniors

    November 22, 2023

    Discover the key to healthy holiday eating for seniors. Explore practical tips, delicious alternatives, and expert assistance from Senior Helpers San Marcos to navigate festive feasting while managing blood sugar levels.

  • Tips to Manage Senior Stress During the Holidays

    November 22, 2023

    Discover effective strategies for managing senior stress during the holidays. From mindfulness exercises and proactive planning to maintaining healthy habits, learn how caregivers can play a crucial role in alleviating holiday stress for seniors.

  • Aging Bones, Aging Well: Dealing With Osteoporosis

    October 14, 2023

    Osteoporosis is a serious condition that can have a substantial impact on a senior's quality of life, including their overall injury risk. Learning how to manage symptoms effectively can help improve quality of life and reduce the risk of serious injury.

  • Understanding and Living Well With Arthritis as a Senior

    October 13, 2023

    Arthritis, while common in seniors, doesn't have to hinder your everyday life. By understanding the condition and implementing lifestyle changes, you can manage your symptoms effectively.

  • Watercolor Painting for Seniors - Tips to Get Started This Fall

    September 26, 2023

    Embracing the world of watercolor painting, particularly during the calming season of fall, can be an enriching and fulfilling experience for seniors. Here are some fun tips to get started this fall season!

  • Adapting Favorite Summer Pastimes for Fall

    September 22, 2023

    The change in season doesn't mean that seniors have to give up their summer pastimes. Here are certain hobbies they can adjust in the fall season.

  • How to Stay Safe in a Power Outage During a Heat Wave

    August 19, 2023

    A power outage during a heat wave can pose a significant risk, especially for seniors who are more susceptible to heat-related illnesses. Here's what you can do to prepare.

  • Explore Your Creativity With These Art Projects

    August 18, 2023

    As seniors, there's a treasure trove of artistic experiences waiting to be explored, right from the comfort of your home. Rediscover your creative spark and immerse yourself in the fascinating world of art.

  • 4 Benefits of Having a Consistent Morning Routine

    July 23, 2023

    This blog post delves into the many benefits a steady morning routine offers as we age. We'll also offer some handy tips on creating an enjoyable, manageable morning routine that suits you perfectly.

  • The Importance of Dental Health for Seniors

    July 21, 2023

    Good oral health is vital at any age, but maintaining it becomes more crucial for senior citizens. This post discusses ways to promote good oral hygiene, as well as shares tips for keeping a healthy and bright smile.

  • Caregiver's Guide to Early Symptoms of Heatstroke

    June 15, 2023

    As a caregiver, it's crucial to know the early symptoms of heatstroke to ensure the safety and well-being of your senior loved ones. This guide explores the early signs of heatstroke and discusses factors that may increase the risk for seniors.

  • Travel Hacks to Help a Senior Parent With a Disability

    June 13, 2023

    Traveling with family creates special memories and strengthens bonds. It's essential to ensure everyone enjoys the journey, including your senior parent living with a disability.

  • Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Senior Moms

    May 18, 2023

    Mother's Day is a time to show our senior moms how much we appreciate them. Here are Mother's Day gift ideas that can surely make your senior mom feel loved and cherished.

  • 6 Strategies for Encouraging Seniors To Try Meditation

    May 17, 2023

    Meditation enhances the overall well-being of seniors. But teaching this practice comes with it some challenges. Here are tips on how you can encourage your senior loved ones to give meditation a try.

  • The Benefits of Aging in Place: Home Modifications and Support

    April 19, 2023

    Are you hesitant to move into a care facility? Here is our guide on how seniors can age in place safely and comfortably. Read on for some tips.

  • Early Signs of Parkinson's and Daily Tasks That Might Become More Difficult

    April 19, 2023

    Parkinson's disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects millions of people worldwide. Learn the early signs of Parkinson's disease and take the necessary steps toward receiving an accurate diagnosis and exploring treatment options.

  • Seven Spring Home Maintenance Tasks For Elderly Relatives With Limited Mobility

    March 20, 2023

    Spring home maintenance can be a challenge for families with elderly relatives with limited mobility. Here is our guide on benefits and tasks that families with elderly relatives with limited mobility should consider.

  • Family Guide: How To Prepare Children For Visits To Elderly Relatives With Dementia

    March 18, 2023

    Visiting elderly relatives with dementia can be an overwhelming experience for children who may not understand why their relative acts in an unfamiliar way. Read on to learn how to prepare your children for visits to elderly relatives with dementia and find out tips on how to make these visits worthwhile.

  • Exercise, Dieting, And Healthcare Routine Recommendations For Senior Women Over 65

    February 28, 2023

    Healthcare routine helps seniors reduce their risk of developing chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension. Read on to learn about practical steps to take care of your health if you are a senior.

  • Talking About End-Of-Life Wishes With Adult Children: When Is The Right Time?

    February 28, 2023

    Discussing your end-of-life wishes with your adult children can be an uncomfortable and emotional discussion for both you and them. Read on for some tips on how to start this important conversation.

  • Stress Relief Tactics During Winter Isolation Periods

    January 18, 2023

    Learn more about ways how your senior loved one can relieve stress during winter isolation periods.

  • Discovering the December Night Sky

    December 19, 2022

    Senior stargazers in the San Marcos area will enjoy December's celestial treats. They’ll be able to see not just the naked-eye planets, but also catch one or two meteor showers. As the shortest day of the year is coming on Wednesday, December 21, 2022, seniors have 9 hours and 56 minutes of daylight to get any errands done before dark, leaving them with over 14 hours to enjoy December's night sky offerings. Here are some of the astronomical offerings December has to offer.