Managing Senior Digestion

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Digestion is when food is broken down into small parts so that it can be absorbed and used by the body. This process involves using enzymes to break down complex molecules into simpler ones and mechanical processes such as chewing and grinding. The breakdown of food begins in the mouth and is completed in the […]

4 Reasons Seniors Need 24-Hour Home Care

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One reason families don’t think seniors can stay at home is because they don’t think seniors can safely stay alone at night. But they don’t have to be alone at night. With 24-hour home care, seniors stay in the homes they love, and where they feel comfortable. Pair this with the added benefits of having […]

Health Benefits of Walking for Seniors

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Walking is a wonderful form of exercise for everyone, but especially seniors. It’s low-impact and can be done anywhere. No special equipment is needed, and the benefits of walking are plentiful. Before we get into all the health benefits your senior can enjoy from walking, let’s talk about a few things he should do before […]

Staying Warm as a Senior in the Winter

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The ability to regulate internal body temperature and detect changes in temperature may decline with age. For the elderly, this is vital as we enter the winter months. Because the danger of illnesses like hypothermia increases. Many people believe hypothermia can only happen at very low temperatures. However, the truth is that symptoms may appear […]

Skincare Takes Extra Thought During the Winter

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In the winter months, skincare takes extra thought. The air inside a home is dry, which can be drying to the skin. Older adults have less collagen stores in their skin, making the skin thinner and giving it that crepe-like appearance. Add a hot shower or bath that soothes aching joints and also dries the […]

How to Keep Seniors With Alzheimer’s Warm in the Winter

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Seniors often are cold and need to wear warm clothes even in the summer. A slow metabolism, lack of activity, and other factors can all contribute to making seniors cold. It can be difficult to make sure a senior parent with Alzheimer’s is warm enough when they can no longer read their own cues. Seniors […]

Hobbies for Seniors with Dementia

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It can feel like the end of the world when your loved one is diagnosed with dementia. You may not know how to handle the stages or what to expect. The most important thing is to keep getting your senior evaluated to find out what stage they’re at. The next step is finding the right […]

What Would You Do with a Few Free Hours?

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As a caregiver for an aging loved one, you have a lot on your plate. The joys of helping an elderly parent age in place or live with you are tremendous. However, the stresses and responsibilities are also huge. They can sometimes feel overwhelming. One way to reduce stress is to research hiring a senior […]

Hearing from Breast Cancer Survivors

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Beacon Eldercare was the sponsor of the American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin–Queens & Long Island Breast Cancer Seminar on October 7th.               Beacon Eldercare sponsored this event at Mint Restaurant in Garden City, Long Island.                     Survivors of […]

Tom Jones Wowed While Beacon Eldercare Shined

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Beacon Eldercare was glad to be a sponsor to bring Tom Jones to Copiague Senior Center. The seniors loved Tom Jones! Music really makes the heart and mind feel good. Beacon Eldercare discussed Geriatric Care Management and how the geriatric care manager can assist the senior with social issues and case management. If you or […]