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    Kids Volunteer to Aid Seniors & the Needy in Society via R Love.us When my grandma explained how many elderly men and women were often abandoned by their friends and families once they were hospitalized, I (Prayerna/ co-founder RLove.us) realized that I could help both my peers and many other high school students, in addition to the elderly... read more

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    Eating well for aging

    September 21st, 2017

    For elder adults being aware of what you eat and your diet is even more important. The benefits of a healthy diet range from retaining mental alertness, improved immune system, increases energy and so on. Just those 3 benefits already sounds great but not only that it also improves the physical side of your body as well such as bones, muscles, and organs. The good news just keeps coming because you can also lower your risk of certain diseases. This is article is full of great information regarding diets for seniors and it’s definitely worth taking a look at. 

    To look at the full article please click the link below.

    https://myageingparent.com/health/nutrition-health-2/eating-well-for-ageing/

    Top Seven iPad Apps for People With Dementia

    September 21st, 2017

    Along with all the new advancing technology like cell phones there is another device you use to explore the world of internet and apps. You can use a tablet such an and iPad or a Samsung Galaxy Tab device. The best part is the screen on a tablet is significantly larger which makes it easier on the eyes and easier to keep track of. What is interesting is that these devices are being used to help people who suffer from dementia, Alzheimer’s and other diseases. Here is a list of apps for the iPad to use with someone who suffers from dementia. Please take a look at the list if you know someone who suffers from dementia as this may not only help them but they can have some fun at the same time! Please click the link below to see the article. 

     

    https://myageingparent.com/technology/communication/top-six-ipad-apps-for-people-with-dementia/

    12 Best balance exercise videos

    September 20th, 2017

    In older adults physical activity becomes more difficult but it is all the more important. This is because being able to able on your own and get things done isn’t just productive it is satisfying as well. One of the biggest concerns when it comes to older adults is the risk of falling. Injuries from falling is at the top of the list when it comes to causes of injury in seniors. Here is another list of not just exercises but advice, information, and tips regarding balance. Take a look at this very informative article!

    To see full article please click the link below.

    https://eldergym.com/elderly-balance.html

     

    The 7 Best Cell Phones for Senior Citizens to Buy in 2017

    September 20th, 2017

    Cellular phones have become a necessity of everyday life. We use them for calling, texting, directions, and for information about almost anything. For the newer generations that grew up with cell phones it is secondhand nature to them, but for older adults its a completely different story. Cell phones are such a great resource that it ironic that the people that probably need it the most, which are older adults, have a difficult time using them. Here is an article with the cell phones that fit seniors best. 

    Please click the link below to see the full article. 

     

    https://www.lifewire.com/best-cell-phones-for-senior-citizens-4125595

    6 AFFORDABLE SENIOR TRANSPORTATION OPTIONS

    September 20th, 2017

    Since the previous post gives warning signs that you should consider not driving anymore, I felt it was important to let you know that you still have transportation options available. Hanging up your car keys for overall safety does not mean that you have to hang up your freedom also. Here is a list of affordable transportation options for seniors.

     

    To see full article please click the link below.

    http://dailycaring.com/6-affordable-senior-transportation-options/

    15 Warning Signs You May Need to Hang Up Your Keys

    September 20th, 2017

    Growing up learning to drive a car is almost a necessity because we need to travel for school, work, and fun activities. On top of the reason we travel, we learn that driving safety is probably the most important factor for everyone on the road. Though it may be hard to come to terms that driving is not in your best interest and may take away a sense of freedom you have, it is important to evaluate yourself. This is not only important for your safety but for others as well. The article below gives you 15 warning signs that indicate that you may need to hang up your keys. 

     

    To see full article please click the link below.

    http://www.lifeseniorservices.org/seniorline/15_Warning_Signs_to_Hang_Up_Your_Keys.asp