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Alzheimer's Caregiving Made Easy in Albuquerque, NM
Alzheimer's Caregiving Made Easy in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on October 17, 2018

Alzheimer’s is a type of neurodegenerative disorder that causes a person to gradually develop dementia and other symptoms. Caring for a parent with Alzheimer’s disease may be difficult, but it’s not impossible. Here are a few strategies for making your job easier and your parent’s life happier. Learn Communication Strategies…

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5 Tips for Reducing Cholesterol Levels in Seniors in Albuquerque, NM
5 Tips for Reducing Cholesterol Levels in Seniors in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on October 3, 2018

When there’s too much “bad” cholesterol in the bloodstream, the cardiovascular system will be pushed to its limit. Over time, this increases the risk of heart attacks, strokes, and heart disease, which are just a few of the reasons seniors must do everything in their power to keep their cholesterol…

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Gedanken
Gedanken
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 pm on September 5, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease is one of the most misunderstood health conditions, and the stigmas associated with it can cause families to experience negative emotions. Many people put off seeking a diagnosis for the condition or live in denial because they’re afraid of the stigma they may face if they admit to…

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Senior woman with her elder care nurse
Senior woman with her elder care nurse
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on August 22, 2018

The job of a dementia caregiver can be overwhelming. To ensure caregivers don’t burnout, they should have a caregiving “toolkit” that makes their job a little easier. When caregivers are short on time or managing dementia-related crises, they can reach for their toolkit for a solution. A Support Network A…

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Nursing care at home
Nursing care at home
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on August 8, 2018

Aging causes seniors to experience a variety of health issues that impact their confidence and cognitive abilities. If seniors focus on the things that go wrong in their lives, including being undervalued and unappreciated, they could miss out on great moments and opportunities in their golden years. However, showing your…

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Delicious salad with chicken, nuts, egg and vegetables.
Delicious salad with chicken, nuts, egg and vegetables.
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on July 18, 2018

When made with the right ingredients, salads are an easy and complete meal for seniors to enjoy. They provide a wealth of vital nutrients and are ideal year-round. Here are six different salad recipes older adults can try.  1. Salmon Salad  Combine French-cut green beans, flaked salmon, chopped cucumber, corn…

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Senior
Senior
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on July 4, 2018

Finding the right caregiver is important for your aging loved one’s health and happiness. However, you should also aim to find a caregiving team that prioritizes consistency. Seeing the same caregivers on a regular basis provides your loved one with a few benefits that can enhance his or her overall…

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Elder-Listening-to-Music
Elder-Listening-to-Music
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on June 20, 2018

Music can be a powerful tool in Alzheimer’s care. It can help seniors with Alzheimer’s express themselves, stay engaged, and connect with old memories. Here are a few great ways to use music while caring for a senior loved one with Alzheimer’s.  Choose Familiar Music When seniors have Alzheimer’s, they…

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Happy-Fathers-Day-Text
Happy-Fathers-Day-Text
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on June 6, 2018

This Father’s Day, show your dad how much you care by choosing the perfect present. Selecting gifts for senior dads can be challenging, but if you choose things that suit your father’s personality or hobbies, you can’t go wrong. Here are five great Father’s Day gift ideas for senior dads. …

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Caregiver-Serving-Breakfast-to-Elder
Caregiver-Serving-Breakfast-to-Elder
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on May 23, 2018

A stroke can occur whenever blood flow to the brain is blocked by a broken blood vessel or a blood clot, and it can be damaging to a senior’s overall wellbeing. Strokes might sound scary, but it is possible to reduce the chances of having a stroke. Lowering a senior’s…

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