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Effects of Social Isolation on Aging Adults in Albuquerque, NM
Effects of Social Isolation on Aging Adults in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on March 20, 2019

Seniors have a heightened risk of social isolation because it’s often difficult for them to leave the house or interact with friends. Social isolation might not sound as intimidating as health issues such as Alzheimer’s disease or heart attacks, but it can be quite dangerous. Seniors who are socially isolated…

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Technological Tools for Seniors with Dementia in Albuquerque, NM
Technological Tools for Seniors with Dementia in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on March 6, 2019

Technological gadgetry brings convenience to the lives of millions of Americans. There are also several devices that help seniors with dementia enjoy a better quality of life. The following types of technology offer a bit of assistance and help family members breathe a little easier. 1. Automated Lights There are…

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Getting Reimbursed Through Long-Term Care Insurance in Albuquerque, NM
Getting Reimbursed Through Long-Term Care Insurance in Albuquerque, NM
By Susan Bruketta, 9:00 am on February 20, 2019

As long as your aging parent continues to meet the eligibility requirements and has available benefits, he or she should qualify for reimbursement for long-term care costs. The timeframe for reimbursement generally depends on the provider and the terms of the policy. Continue reading to learn about how long it…

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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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Exciting and Safe Activities for Seniors with PD in Albuquerque, NM
Exciting and Safe Activities for Seniors with PD in Albuquerque, NM
By Kim O'Roark, 9:00 am on January 2, 2019

With the New Year upon us, New Year’s resolutions are sure to follow. This is an opportunity for us to make things different, start something new or just improve on something we already have. When we have someone we love that is struggling with dementia, our resolutions might be to…

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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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