Being a caregiver for a loved one is an honorable action that can require a lot of patience, care, and love. If you have undertaken the role of caregiver for someone you love, you likely have realized that it is a full-time job with many responsibilities. Though caregiving is the perfect way to show your loved one you care and appreciate them, it can take a toll on your personal life and potentially, your health.
It’s common for your loved one’s dietary preferences to change but many times, seniors require significant changes in their diet that are difficult to make. Whenever a change in diet is needed, it can be hard for your loved one to know what the best plan is.
If you're having trouble with helping your loved one achieve a healthy diet, it’s best to help them adjust slowly and work with a licensed healthcare professional. CaraVita Home Care knows that maintaining a healthy diet can be overwhelming. We want to share five nutrition tips for older adults that can help your loved one establish a healthier diet.
As we age, our immune system weakens, raising the chances of illness. At CaraVita, we understand that keeping strong immunity is vitally important for seniors, especially during cold and flu season. A significant part of senior home care is ensuring you are healthy and energized. Here are a few tips for giving your immune system a boost:
CaraVita Health Care wants all of our clients and their families to be as healthy as they possibly can be. Everyone gets sick from time to time, some worse than others. Recovering from being ill can be a challenge but does not necessarily have to be a miracle. If you take care of yourself and follow these 12 steps you will tend to be rewarded with a more favorable outcome.
Let's face it, aging comes with its challenges. But, wisdom is the gift of age that takes the place of youth. Here's advice from the wise on aging well.
written by Dana Herron
It’s the season of runny noses and coughs. Our friends at Nova Medical Centers have put together cold and flu tips we want to share with you.
There are tons of ways for seniors to have fun; but it all starts with doing things together! Sometimes we all need a little brainstorming starter kit, so we boiled it down to this list of 21 ways for seniors to have fun together. What's your favorite?
Hands that Nurture: the Power of Touch.
By Dana Lusk
Consider the power of touch.It’s no secret that touch is an affirmative, healing force. Holding hands, a back rub, hugs—all have the effect of decreasing stress and increasing good feelings. From the time we’re born, we seek out social situations that will fulfill our need for positive touch.