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Senior Care in Downey, CA
These are a few tips on body mechanics that Caregivers should remember: Maintain your normal spinal curves Use your legs to lift Bend your knees when lifting Ask for help when moving objects (not more than 25 lbs.) Push objects instead of pulling Use a steady stool to reach supplies in high places Move your feet, rather than twisting your neck and back Exercise regularly after checking with your doctor
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Signs of Senior Depression
Aging comes with its own set of unique mental and physical challenges. Depression is a common disease among adults over the age of 65. Although common, it is not a normal part of the aging process. Depression is a mood disorder that results from a chemical imbalance in the brain. For seniors, depression is often misdiagnosed, overlooked, or attributed to other medical conditions or medications. These are a few risk factors that may increase depression
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7 Easy Breakfast Ideas for Seniors
The classic saying goes, “breakfast is the most important meal of the day!” It’s well known for good reason. A proper first meal can help start your day in a positive direction. More importantly, as we get older, it’s imperative to eat a well-rounded diet. Here are 7 easy breakfast ideas for seniors that are fast, tasty, and easy! If you’re providing these meals as a senior caregiver, be sure to check food restrictions and recommendations
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Fall Prevention Tips for Seniors
More than one in every four Americans over the age of 65 will suffer from a fall each year. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one out of five falls causes a serious injury such as broken bones or a head injury. As a caregiver, safety is one of your top priorities. Preventing falls is one way we can keep our senior clients healthy and happy. Here are some fall prevention
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Free and Low Cost Senior Programs in Bellflower, CA
The city of Bellflower Parks and Recreation Department offers a myriad of activities for the seniors in their community. Please note that these services and activities are accurate at the time of writing this post but we suggest you call the Bellflower Recreation Department at (562) 804-1424 to confirm all dates and times. Services Senior Nutrition Program (donation of $2.25) The Human Services Association provides low cost and nutritious meals served cafeteria style at 11:30 AM,
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