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7 Emotional Health Issues Seniors Often Experience in Albuquerque, NM
7 Emotional Health Issues Seniors Often Experience in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on February 6, 2019

It’s normal for seniors to experience stress, worry, anger, and other negative emotions, especially as the body goes through various changes. However, failing to control emotional health could lead to more serious issues. Below are some of the most common emotional health issues the elderly face and steps they can…

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Risk Factors for Malnutrition in Older Adults in Albuquerque, NM
Risk Factors for Malnutrition in Older Adults in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on January 23, 2019

Because many seniors have diminished appetites, it may go undetected if your senior loved one is malnourished. Malnutrition in the elderly is a serious problem that can lead to a weakened immune system, muscle weakness, loss of bone mass, poor wound healing, and death in some cases. Learn if your…

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Most Enjoyable Daily Activities for Seniors in Albuquerque, NM
Most Enjoyable Daily Activities for Seniors in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on January 9, 2019

Enjoying the golden years is easier when seniors have fun activities to look forward to each day. Special outings or big holidays are always exciting, but sometimes the little things in life can be just as important. Many seniors find these simple, everyday activities a great way to enjoy life….

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Reason for Balance Issues in Seniors in Albuquerque, NM
Reason for Balance Issues in Seniors in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on December 19, 2018

While people of all ages can develop balance issues, seniors may be more susceptible. The source of balance problems in the elderly needs to be determined as soon as possible to reduce the risk of accidents and injuries. Here are four reasons seniors lose their balance and how you can…

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Stress and Anxiety During Holidays
Stress and Anxiety During Holidays
By Kim O'Roark, 11:48 pm on December 13, 2018

Tips on how to reduce anxiety this holiday season for you and your loved ones with dementia As I prep for the holiday season, I am consumed by of all the things that need to get done.  Like many of you in the same situation, I have a million things…

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Reasons to Enjoy Christmas with Aging Parents in Albuquerque, NM
Reasons to Enjoy Christmas with Aging Parents in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on December 5, 2018

When you were growing up, your parent worked hard to make your Christmas special. Now, it’s your turn to return the favor by including him or her in your festivities. In addition to making memories, you and your loved one can enjoy these benefits when you spend time together during…

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Preventing Seniors with Dementia from Falling in Albuquerque, NM
Preventing Seniors with Dementia from Falling in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on November 21, 2018

Dementia makes it difficult for seniors to remember things or think logically, but this condition does more than just affect the brain. Elderly people with dementia also have a greater chance of getting into accidents that harm them physically. Dementia can make it challenging for seniors to maintain their balance…

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Cooking with Grandma in Albuquerque
Cooking with Grandma in Albuquerque
By Kim O'Roark, 11:33 pm on November 19, 2018

Thanksgiving is approaching, and we all ask each other “What are you thankful for?” As a child, my answers were always related to getting the turkey leg or the giant homemade pies that were made by my grandmother with love.  When she made the pie crust, I got to be…

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Nutritious Thanksgiving Foods for Seniors in Albuquerque, NM
Nutritious Thanksgiving Foods for Seniors in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on November 7, 2018

Many Americans overindulge on Thanksgiving. While younger people might be able to bounce back from a calorie fest, seniors need to be more careful about their nutritional intake. Ahead, learn which healthy Thanksgiving Day foods to serve for seniors. Turkey Turkey is a healthy lean protein that’s great for seniors,…

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