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How to Keep an Elderly Brain Active in Clarksville, TN
How to Keep an Elderly Brain Active in Clarksville, TN
By Debbie Nunn, 9:00 am on January 15, 2020

Cognitive impairment isn’t part of the natural aging process. However, to maintain optimal brain function, older adults must routinely exercise their mental abilities. There are a number of ways to keep cognitive ability healthy regardless of age. 1. Exercise The brain cannot function properly without being supplied with sufficient oxygen…

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Tips for Family Caregivers to Maintain Their Health in Clarksville, TN
Tips for Family Caregivers to Maintain Their Health in Clarksville, TN
By Debbie Nunn, 9:00 am on December 25, 2019

Your senior loved one’s health may be one of your biggest priorities right now, but you also need to remember your loved one depends on you being healthy enough to help throughout the day. As a family caregiver, you’re at a higher risk of getting sick or injured simply from…

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Amazing New Year’s Activities Your Elderly Loved One Can Participate In in Clarksville, TN
Amazing New Year’s Activities Your Elderly Loved One Can Participate In in Clarksville, TN
By Debbie Nunn, 9:00 am on December 11, 2019

New Year’s Eve is a time when older adults get the chance to reflect upon the past twelve months while spending time with their family and friends. This year, you can make your senior loved one’s holiday even more special by planning some fun activities that help him or her…

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Factors that Cause Seniors to Be Rehospitalized in Clarksville, TN
Factors that Cause Seniors to Be Rehospitalized in Clarksville, TN
By Debbie Nunn, 9:00 am on November 27, 2019

It’s not pleasant for an older adult to have to return to the hospital, especially since most senior readmissions occur within 30 days of release. Repeated hospitalizations can be just as stressful for family members who provide some type of care for a cherished older loved one, which is why…

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Healthy Activities for Seniors with Parkinson’s in Clarksville, TN
Healthy Activities for Seniors with Parkinson’s in Clarksville, TN
By Debbie Nunn, 9:00 am on November 13, 2019

Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder that can cause severe disabilities. Staying active helps seniors with Parkinson’s maintain muscle strength and mobility while increasing balance and strength and encouraging a positive mood. Here are some therapeutic activities your senior loved one with Parkinson’s disease can participate in. Art  Creating…

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By Debbie Nunn, 9:00 am on October 30, 2019

According to the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), people 65 and older represent almost 40 percent of adult hospitalizations. Having to go back to the hospital can be even more problematic for seniors, especially those with underlying health issues. Below are some of the main things families should…

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Effective Treatment Plans for Parkinson’s Caregivers in Clarksville, TN
Effective Treatment Plans for Parkinson’s Caregivers in Clarksville, TN
By Debbie Nunn, 9:00 am on October 16, 2019

Those who care for seniors with Parkinson’s are likely to run into at least a few roadblocks over the years. This unique disease can result in several symptoms that impact physical and mental health, and those issues can make everyday tasks quite challenging. Luckily, with a comprehensive treatment plan in…

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How to Plan Activities for Your Elderly Loved One Living with Dementia in Clarksville, TN
How to Plan Activities for Your Elderly Loved One Living with Dementia in Clarksville, TN
By Debbie Nunn, 9:00 pm on September 25, 2019

Keeping a senior loved one with dementia active can boost his or her quality of life and slow the progression of the disease. As a family caregiver, you should find fun and purposeful activities your parent can do that align with his or her cognitive and physical abilities. Below are…

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Major Reasons Seniors Develop Alzheimer’s in 2019 in Clarksville, TN
Major Reasons Seniors Develop Alzheimer’s in 2019 in Clarksville, TN
By Debbie Nunn, 9:00 am on September 11, 2019

Alzheimer’s remains the leading cause of dementia in adults and is the sixth leading cause of death each year. While genetics is responsible for some people who develop the disorder, other factors also come into play, many of which are avoidable. 1. Poor Cardiovascular Health There’s a direct correlation between…

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Hobbies for Elderly Parents with Parkinson’s in Clarksville, TN
Hobbies for Elderly Parents with Parkinson’s in Clarksville, TN
By Debbie Nunn, 9:00 am on August 28, 2019

Although neurodegenerative disorders such as Parkinson’s can affect mobility and cognition, it doesn’t prevent seniors from living fulfilling lives. Encourage your aging loved one to take up fun and purposeful activities that enhance his or her mood and reduce symptoms associated with the disease. Below are some ideal hobbies for…

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