As the weather changes, most people crave recipes that evoke thoughts of pumpkin spice lattes and warm apple pie. If you're a senior looking to enjoy the flavors of fall, try these easy and healthy fall-inspired recipes.
Keeping your mind active and stimulated is important to keep your mental capacity sharp as you age. Here is a list of fun and stimulating activities that you can incorporate in your daily routine.
September is a wonderful time for seniors to spend time outdoors. The cooling weather provides many opportunities for outdoor activities for seniors to participate in. Here are some fall activities that seniors may enjoy.
Read on for some of the most common senior skin conditions our loved ones can experience and how we can help manage them.
Do seniors struggle with depression? Learn more about how this mood disorder affects those who are 65 years or older.
The heat associated with summer can present a host of difficulties for seniors. Here are 5 tips to help seniors manage the summer heat.
As you age, it's common to experience changes in your eyes and vision. Learn more about the importance of monitoring eye health as you age.
What are some of the best outdoor summertime activities for seniors and how can you ensure senior safety in the sun? Learn more here.
Going to the hospital can be an ordeal for most people. Even the transition from a hospital back to one's home can be critical for seniors and their health.
Planting a garden and watching it grow is a wonderful hobby that many enjoy. Here are a few ways for seniors to garden safely.
Many older adults experience insomnia caused by medical conditions including sleep apnea. Here are 7 sleep tips to help seniors get a full night's rest.
Loneliness can have a significant impact on seniors' physical and emotional health. Here are 5 tips to help beat your senior parent’s loneliness.
As your loved one ages, celebrating Mother's Day can become more challenging. Here are five ways to celebrate Mother’s Day with your senior mother.
The month of May is National Stroke Awareness Month. Here is everything you need to know about the signs, risks, and treatment of a stroke.
April is Parkinson’s awareness month. Here is what you need to know about Parkinson's and some ways to aid those who suffer from it.
Kidney disease is a condition that affects the kidney's ability to function. Here is what you need to know about kidney disease and seniors.
Sundowning is a group of symptoms that affects those with dementia during the later stages of the day. Learn more here.
Osteoporosis is a bones disease that causes bones to lose density and strength. Learn more about osteoporosis and the aging process.
Creating a clear schedule is beneficial for seniors as they age. Here are five tips for how to create a schedule for seniors.
It is important that seniors are well taken care of to safeguard their mental health. Here are 6 ways seniors can boost their mental health.
We all look forward to the holidays, but they come with difficulties for our senior loved ones. Help them overcome 5 holiday challenges with these tips.
Finding the best holiday gift for your senior loved one this season can be a challenging task. Here are some options for holiday gift ideas.
If downsizing is in your future, consider the following tips to streamline the process and make it as painless as possible.
Seniors can have a wonderful time with young children (maybe grand children or great-grandchildren) when they visit. Here are some recommended activities.
Many of us are thinking about how best to get ready for the winter. Here are some tips that older people can use for cold weather preparation.
This Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, learn the signs of Alzheimer’s and what you can do to support and care for your loved ones living with this disease.
Bedsores are injuries to the skin caused by prolonged pressure on an area of the body. Here's how to detect, treat, and prevent bedsores.
Mental health is an overlooked topic, especially when it comes to the elderly. Here is what to know about mental health and aging loved ones.
Tremors can be a burden, specifically when it comes to eating. Here's what to know about how to adapt with eating aids.
September is World Alzheimer's Month. Here are seven ways to help encourage those who have a loved one experiencing Alzheimer's Disease.
Fishing has long been a favorite pastime of many people, especially seniors. Here are the benefits of fishing for seniors.
Dehydration is a particular problem for the elderly, even when it is not hot outside. Here is how to prevent dehydration in seniors.
Nutritional needs may get overlooked as we age. Here's some information regarding seniors' nutrition from Elite Home Health Care.
Many senior citizens experience eye problems, making it important to maintain their eye care. Learn more about proper maintenance here.
Arthritis is the inflammation of your joints that may involve swelling, tenderness, and rigidity. Learn more about arthritis in seniors.
Mental Health Awareness Month is here again. Here are 4 practical tips to prioritize your mental wellness this Mental Health Awareness Month.
Anxiety and agitation are common in patients suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Here are some sensory activities to mitigate these feelings for aging loved ones.
Celebrating Mother’s Day with your mom who has dementia can feel different, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate at all.
Spring has sprung, we all know what that means: allergies. Learn how to combat allergies to give your body some relief this spring.
Parkinson's disease is a progressive neurological condition that affects movement. Learn how a home health aide can help seniors with Parkinson's.
As we enter 2021, there is a renewed sense of hope due to the COVID-19 vaccine. But will it keep seniors safe? Here are a few tips to keep seniors safe.
February is American Heart Month, and it's time to shine the spotlight on seniors and heart health. Follow these tips to improve your heart health and learn how Elite Home Health Care can help provide specialized care for you or a loved one with heart health issues.
In honor of Black History Month, we would like to celebrate the achievements, culture, and lives of African Americans while promoting education and understanding as we seek to navigate these challenging times and beyond. Here are some ways to participate in Black History Month.
As the weather gets colder, it’s important to make our homes safer for our senior loved ones. Here are a few tips for ensuring senior safety this season.
If you or your elderly loved one are struggling to ensure a nutritious diet, you may want to consider meal planning. Learn more about meal planning for seniors in this blog post.
COVID-19 might still be around, but there are plenty of ways you can make your holiday celebrations safer. Here are a few tips you might want to consider.
As winter draws near, your home might become more dangerous without you knowing it. Age in place safer with these helpful reorganizing tips.
Watching sugar intake for seniors can be difficult during the holiday season. Here are a few things to keep in mind to stay healthy all year round.
Losing a parent is heartbreaking and can lead to a great sense of loss. It can be especially difficult for your surviving parent and may take them a while to adjust to life without their partner. Here are 5 ways to help your surviving parent during this period.
In the era of COVID-19, telemedicine can help you protect your elderly parents while still supporting their health. Find out more in this post.
As we move into the holiday season, it’s important to stay connected with our loved ones. Here’s how you can keep in touch under autumn social distancing.
How do you deal with an enemy you can't see? That's exactly what stress and uncertainty feel like. And as hard as it is to deal with your own stress, it can be that much harder to help patients who are going through their own internal struggle.
If your grandchildren don’t live nearby, you may find that you only get to see them during special events, such as holidays, birthdays, graduations, or other important milestones in their lives.
According to the American Psychiatric Association, there are a lot of Americans dealing with anxiety caused by Covid-19 right now.
The world is currently under quarantine due to the coronavirus. This deadly virus is forcing people to remain indoors and practice social distancing.
Have you been walking around in a t-shirt while your elderly parents are sat under a blanket? It's not just a comfort thing, older people are much more likely to feel the cold than those younger.
The winter season is quickly approaching which means it's time for sweaters, hot chocolate, holiday decorations, and... ice-covered walkways.
Winter is an exciting time, full of holiday meals, time with family, and all sorts of cheer. But it can also represent a dangerous time for senior citizens. Hypothermia is a very real danger as temperatures drop, and icy conditions can increase the risk of falls.
Did you know that the 2017-2018 flu season was the longest in the past decade? During this time, 42,303 Americans tested positive for the flu. Seniors have an increased risk of contracting the flu or a cold.
Around 50 million people suffer from dementia worldwide, with 10 million new cases each year.
Staying active is important for a healthy lifestyle, even for seniors that are aging. Seniors with mobility shouldn't get discouraged about maintaining good health, but instead, they should find new and exciting ways to exercise.