New LifeStyles Senior Living & Care Blog

We know that it can be tough, finding care for a loved one, or taking care of them yourself. So we offer our end users a blog with information on care giving, choosing a community, senior living and care news and just for fun!

How a Better Hydration Routine Could Change the Game for Alzheimer’s Sufferers

Staying well-hydrated is usually attributed to general health improvements, but the effects on our cognition and brain health is often overlooked. It’s common knowledge that around 60% of our bodies are made up of water; all of our body’s cells depend on water to effectively carry out essential functions, and…

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How to Stay Healthy in Your Golden Years

If you have made it into your golden years – congratulations! Not everyone gets to live to see their senior years, and that is something you should be absolutely proud of. After spending decades of a fulfilled life raising families, building careers, and working hard, it is time for you…

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5 Things That Can Lead to Anxiety or Depression in the Elderly

Depression and anxiety aren’t normal parts of aging. In fact, they can be caused by very specific events, and it should not be taken lightly if you or someone you love is experiencing a mental health decline. It’s a medical condition that needs to be treated and often can be…

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Alternative Pain Management Solutions for Seniors

Pain is a part of life, but it doesn’t have to control it. Pain management is one of the most important aspects of health and wellbeing, especially as we age. For seniors, traditional pain management solutions like prescription medications often come with unwanted side effects.  Fortunately, there are many alternative…

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How to Avoid Back Injuries When Caring for Seniors

Back injuries in seniors are a common problem for caregivers. Studies have shown that seniors are more likely to suffer back problems due to weakened bones and muscles. Also, they may have difficulty moving around and bending to help them with certain tasks. If caring for seniors, do not allow…

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7 Ways for Seniors to Deal with Anxiety or Depression

Nearly half of the people who are diagnosed with anxiety also suffer from depression or vice versa. This is because people with a primary mental ailment can worsen the symptoms and make recovery difficult, making it essential for both disorders to be treated simultaneously. It is estimated that about 20%…

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How to Deal With 5 Common Medication Problems Seniors Face

As we age, our bodies change and can no longer process medications in the same way as when we were younger. This can lead to problems with medications not working as well as they should, or having unexpected side effects. If you’re taking care of an older person, you know…

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The Importance of Dental Health in Later Life and How to Achieve It

Dental care is especially important for seniors since it affects more than just their mouths. After all, tooth and gum issues can cause significant discomfort and even disability. The way you look, the food you eat, your vocabulary, and many other aspects of your life can all be influenced by…

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Is Chiropractic Care Safe for Seniors?

If you suffer from stiff muscles or muscle aches or perhaps neck, back, or joint pain, a licensed chiropractor can help. According to the American Chiropractic Association, every year, U.S. chiropractors successfully treat roughly 35 million Americans suffering from such conditions. Even with this data, some argue chiropractic care is…

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How to Stay Sporty as a Senior

Regardless of age, you should participate in sports and fitness activities regularly. Staying active in your golden years helps you stay healthy and fit. NHS reports that unless you are a wheelchair user, you should reduce your sitting time and workout at least 150 minutes per week to prevent the…

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