Frontotemporal Dementia: What Caregivers Can Expect

As a primary caregiver of a loved one with frontotemporal dementia (FTD), it can be difficult navigating the points between the diagnosis and knowing what to expect on your journey. With chronic illnesses and various forms of dementia on the rise, many of us will likely be tasked with taking care of a loved oneRead More →

13 Best Balance Exercises for Seniors to Avoid Falls

The best balance exercises for seniors aren’t as difficult as you may imagine them to be. There are numerous ways older adults can improve their mobility and strength to prevent falls. In this article, we’ll go through 13 of the best exercise programs that’ll address balance problems, relieve lower back pain, and increase core-strength forRead More →

Personal Care Agreements & Contracts: The Complete Guide

Putting together a caregiver contract for a family member or loved one is often an afterthought, rather than something that is planned for in advance. Unfortunately, it’s an unpleasant reality of life that someday we may have to face the responsibility of caring for someone we love. Being prepared for that reality can help usRead More →

Caring for Someone with Dementia: 5 Important Tips

Dealing with dementia of a loved one is a hardship that’s difficult to be prepared for. After all, nobody plans their life thinking that one day they’ll have to be a caregiver of a family member, or worse still, become a burden due to their own health problems. The fact of the matter is thatRead More →

The 10-Minute Stretching Routine Seniors Should Do Daily

Incorporating stretching exercises for seniors is a core principle at Care As One for improving quality of life. As we get older, building flexibility is a key component of staying strong, mobile, and full of vitality, leaving us feeling capable of doing anything we want to do. Quite often, a decrease in mobility isn’t noticedRead More →

8 Healthy Foods That Can Interfere With Medications

Many of us like to keep to a healthy diet to and good exercise routine to keep on top of our physical well being. The benefits of a healthy diet are numerous for not just our physical health but also our mental one too. Unfortunately, some of us also need to take medication to keepRead More →

Elderly Strength Training: 10 Exercises Safe for Seniors

We all want independence. As we get older and our bodies change, we begin to depend on others more and more. It is inevitable that as older adults we will begin to lose muscle mass, and thus strength. However, with a consistent weight training program, this process of muscle loss can be delayed. With strengthRead More →

Do Antibiotics Make You Tired & Sleepy?

Antibiotics are medicines that treat bacterial infections. They either stop or completely kill off the harmful bacteria. Antibiotics, also called antibacterials, have saved many lives. They are used to treat illnesses such as respiratory tract infections (whooping cough, pneumonia), sepsis, and skin infections. Sometimes antibiotics are used to prevent illnesses, rather than treat them. ThisRead More →

The Hidden Side Effects of Nutritional Drinks for Seniors

From meal replacement weight loss plans to protein shakes for building muscle, people of all ages frequently turn to nutritious sustenance in liquid form for a variety of reasons. After all, it’s easy to pack nutritional supplements and multivitamins into a beverage and still make it taste good. Unfortunately, some people have an over-reliance onRead More →

How to Find Transportation Services for Seniors

Chronic diseases like arthritis and the effects of aging on physical activity levels, strength, and balance can all lead to reduced mobility in seniors. Just because they may have some degree of doesn’t mean older adults don’t still have regular errands like medical appointments, trips to the grocery store, pharmacy runs and other healthcare-related necessities,Read More →