Making the Bathroom Safe for Your Senior – National Bathroom Safety Month in January

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes | Jan 8, 2021 | Comments Off on Making the Bathroom Safe for Your Senior – National Bathroom Safety Month in January

January is National Bath Safety Month and as a family caregiver, there might be some things you’ll want to review in your parent’s bathroom to make sure he has the proper tools to stay safe.

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Know the Signs of Senior Depression

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes | Jan 1, 2021 | Comments Off on Know the Signs of Senior Depression

Depression afflicts many people over 65, and it can be as dangerous to a senior’s health as smoking.

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Make Sure Mom is Flossing

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes | Dec 25, 2020 | Comments Off on Make Sure Mom is Flossing

Way too many people over 65 are not getting the dental care they need. Simultaneously, older people are at risk of poor brushing and flossing habits.

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Safe Driving in High-Risk Older Adults

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes | Dec 18, 2020 | Comments Off on Safe Driving in High-Risk Older Adults

Almost half of drivers on the road today are over the age of 65, and experts expect that number to increase to 77% within 30 years.

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Wonderful and Easy Exercises to Improve Balance

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes | Dec 11, 2020 | Comments Off on Wonderful and Easy Exercises to Improve Balance

Maintaining balance is one of the most important things that a senior can do to stay healthy and live a long and enjoyable life.

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Tips to Help Your Elderly Loved One Maintain Their Eye Health

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes | Dec 4, 2020 | Comments Off on Tips to Help Your Elderly Loved One Maintain Their Eye Health

If you want to help your elderly loved one maintain their eye health, you can do that in numerous ways.

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Most Commonly Recognized Signs of Cognitive Function Decline

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes | Nov 27, 2020 | Comments Off on Most Commonly Recognized Signs of Cognitive Function Decline

It is important to realize that significant and sudden memory loss isn’t just a sign of aging.

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Tips for Building a Support Network for Your Elderly Loved One

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes | Nov 20, 2020 | Comments Off on Tips for Building a Support Network for Your Elderly Loved One

With a network of people who can provide care for your elderly loved one, you can ensure their needs are met.

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Easy Ways to Keep Your Parents Stocked With Necessities

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes | Nov 13, 2020 | Comments Off on Easy Ways to Keep Your Parents Stocked With Necessities

From pet foods to cleaning supplies, it’s hard to keep your parents stocked with the items they need.

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Read These National Book Awards Week Winners With Your Mom

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes | Nov 6, 2020 | Comments Off on Read These National Book Awards Week Winners With Your Mom

During November’s National Book Awards Week, celebrate some of today’s award-winning novels.

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