Do You Know the Warning Signs of Poor Nutrition in Your Senior?

Poor nutrition can manifest in a variety of different ways, but it can leave some similar signs. Once you know what to be on the lookout for, you can help your senior to get help sooner rather than later. An Empty or Understocked Fridge. If your senior isn’t up to shopping or simply has no…

It’s Caffeine Awareness Month: Is Your Parent Getting Too Much?

Caffeine is a common stimulant found in coffee, tea, and some other foods. It is considered a drug and is the most commonly used drug in the world. Many people start the day with a cup of coffee, and your aging relative may be no exception. In fact, they might have several cups throughout the…

Does Your Parent Really Need Eight Glasses of Water a Day?

As a family caregiver you know how vitally important it is for your senior to stay hydrated. The human body is approximately 60 percent water and virtually every system and function in the body requires water. Dehydration can lead to a wide variety of disruptive symptoms including fatigue, headache, foggy headedness, confusion, irritability, and difficulty…

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