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Facts About Depression in the Elderly

Throughout the years, various media platforms depict young adults with Major Depressive Disorder. Though less publicized, MDD is also quite common among older adults. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, Depression affects more than 6.5 million of the American Populace. Most of the people in this age group has experienced depression for the … Continue reading

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The Importance of Empathy Toward Seniors

One of the basic needs of humanity is the need to be understood. Famous English poet John Donne famously wrote that “no man is an island,” fully expressing the idea that human beings need the company of others to thrive and achieve happiness. This is where empathy comes in. Empathy, in the simplest terms, is … Continue reading

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Nail Care for Seniors: Should Your Elderly Keep Their Nails Long?

When it comes to keeping a good hygiene, you should make sure that you include all areas of your body, even the smallest parts. This includes your fingernails and toenails. “Is it okay to keep your nails long?” It really depends. The decision boils down to personal preference. However, short nails may be better for … Continue reading

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Caregiver Stories: What to Do with an Elderly Who Is Outraging?

As a caregiver, there will come a point in your career when you will encounter a grumpy elderly patient. With it, you will get to experience and truly understand how challenging it is to pacify such patient. Given that, we provided a few simple tips, especially for rookie caregivers who are currently struggling to manage … Continue reading

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Elderly Care: Tips for Assisting Elders When Walking

As we grow older, we experience decrease in mobility which can greatly affect our day-to-day living. One of the common examples of decrease in mobility issues is difficulty in walking. Because of such difficulty in walking, older individuals such as seniors cannot properly function and do their tasks including light housekeeping, bathing, dressing, cooking, and … Continue reading

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10 Fun Things to Do with Seniors

If you think senior years are boring, you might’ve skipped doing these fun and exciting activities: Eat out. Tired of eating at home? Enjoy a refreshing way of eating your salad or dessert by going to your favorite pub. Share this meal with your favorite senior and relish on the delicacy that’s in front of … Continue reading

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12 Life Hacks for Your Golden Years

Whether you’ve reached your golden years or not, read on to these pieces of advice that’ll remind you to live life to its fullest: Stay healthy. Aging makes it easier to get sick and even harder to stay healthy. Keep an eye on your overall health and visit your physicians regularly. Eat a healthy diet, … Continue reading

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Reducing Stress in Your Golden Years

If you are looking for ways to reduce the stress you are feeling in your golden years, there are a number of aspects you will want to consider. It is not a difficult thing to live a more stress-free life, but you will need to make some lifestyle changes. ExPO Signature Home Care is an … Continue reading

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The Benefits of Exercise for Senior Citizens

Senior citizens can really benefit from routine exercise. With physical activity on a daily basis, you can maintain your health and independence, so you can continue living life to the fullest at an advanced age. If you do not want to be living most of your days in bed and you still want to seize … Continue reading

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Breaking the Ice: 7 Smart Tips to Get Closer with Senior Citizens

Do you find your grandparents or elderly parents not relatable? This feeling of disconnection must have been brought by the difference of age between you. At a younger age, they were defined by a different set of trends, rules, and biases. Seeing the changes happen before their eyes probably triggered weariness or confusion. Despite the … Continue reading

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