The Benefits Of Pet Therapy For Seniors

pet therapy for seniors at Comfort and Love Senior Care Homes

Joe Greaves, President of Comfort and Love brought his dog Carson by for a visit today.  Known as Wildrose Fernshot “Carson” of Willowyk, “Carson” is visiting with residents, Jack and Don. There are so many physical, emotional and psychological benefits of pet therapy for seniors! Studies have revealed that seniors with heart conditions who are […]

Spotting Signs of Functional Decline in a Senior

Spotting Signs of Functional Decline in a Senior

As we age, incremental levels of physical and mental decline is expected. The rate and level of decline can vary greatly from one person to another, but as time goes by, it can accelerate, making it harder for an aging senior to continue to live independently. When this occurs, some sort of senior care may […]

Navigating The Next Steps In A Senior’s Life

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If your loved one is beginning to show signs of not being able to care for themselves safely, it likely indicates the time has come to explore assisted living options.  Communication and Patience Are KeySet aside some peaceful, distractions-free to talk to to your loved one. Let them share their concerns, wants and needs so […]

Helping Seniors Enjoy The Holidays

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Holidays can be overwhelming for a senior loved one with dementia or other age-related health conditions. It can also prove uncomfortable for family and friends who want to celebrate the season with them, but are not quite sure how best to do so. While you may be spending time assisting with ADLs (Activities of Daily […]

3 Emotions Commonly Experienced When Caring for Aging Parents

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Shame, Guilt, Resentment: How to Deal with the Three Primary Emotions Family Caregivers Struggle with Most As a family caregiver, it’s perfectly natural to deal with feelings of shame, guilt, and resentment when caring for aging parents. Caregiver anger and resentment is real and it’s okay to admit. Coming to terms with your loved-one’s inability to properly care for themselves […]

Caring For an Elderly Parent Isn’t Easy… But There is Help!

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Let’s face it, we were never directly taught many of life’s secrets… we’re just expected to learn them along the way.  How to select a good marriage partner, how to care for a newborn, how to raise a crazy teenager… then, if you have survived all that… how to care for an aging parent. But what […]

Tips To Improve Memory For Seniors

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Tips To Improve Memory For Seniors Our minds and bodies tend to undergo new changes as we age. Some of these changes can be uncomfortable and frightening; however, it is important to remember that they are normal, and we are not alone. According to the National Library of Medicine, nearly 40 percent of individuals over […]

Money-Saving Tips for Seniors

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Money-Saving Tips for Seniors With most seniors living on a fixed income, it’s important to be mindful of your financial decisions to make the most of your money. Everything should be considered, from significant monthly expenses like mortgages, health care, and transportation to more minor, everyday purchases. Laying out your finances and taking a deeper […]

Slip and Fall Prevention Tips for The Elderly

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Slip and Fall Prevention Tips for The Elderly Did you know that about thirty-six million older adults fall every year? One of every five falls results in an injury, and around thirty-two thousand deaths occur because of an initial fall. If you trip and fall and are seriously hurt, your life could potentially change forever. […]

10 Fun Activities to Do With Your Grandchildren in Wichita, Kansas

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10 Fun Activities to Do With Your Grandchildren in Wichita, Kansas Do you want to give your grandkids a day out that they will never forget? If so, this article is the ultimate guide to creating the most amazing experience for kids in Wichita, Kansas! With such a large variety of family-friendly options, having a […]