Salmon dish on a plate

As an older adult, your dietary needs have changed over time. Your body may require more nutrients to maintain bone density, muscle mass, and energy levels. One of the best diets for older adults is the MIND diet (also known as the Mediterranean-DASH Intervention for Neurodegenerative Delay diet). At Elder Care Alliance, we understand how…

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As we grow older, our teeth and gums sometimes require specialized care. This is normal and is something every older adult should expect. While children are often encouraged to brush their teeth vigorously, older adults need to treat their gum tissue with more gentleness. Here are some oral care tips to follow to get the…

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In an earlier blog post, we discussed some ways in which you can manage chronic pain. This is such an important topic, however, that we felt a follow-up blog is appropriate. Chronic pain is generally defined as pain that lasts 3-6 months longer than expected. Unfortunately, older adults tend to suffer from this kind of…

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What’s your first reaction when you hear the word “exercise”?  Does it make you envision long, intensive, sweaty gym sessions where pain is your constant companion? If you are an older adult, your first reaction may be negative, but exercise comes in many forms. You just need to find your version. It may shock you…

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older adult woman driving

You gain wisdom with age, as well as potential health and mobility problems that can affect your ability to drive safely. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that in 2018, over 45 million adults age 65 or older had valid driver’s licenses, representing a 60% increase since 2000 for this demographic. If you…

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Assisted Living Moving Into Checklist | Elder Care Alliance

For many, once they have a conversation with a loved one about moving into an assisted living community, the next steps can seem overwhelming and full of many more questions than answers. If you are in the process of finding the right community for your loved one, read our tips on how to begin the…

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Senior woman talks to younger woman.

They call them the sandwich generation. They’re the generation of people who find themselves in two very different caregiving roles: Raising their own children while providing care for their aging parents. And as the Baby Boomers continue to age, the largest population that the U.S. has ever seen is becoming the largest population of Senior…

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Being the child of an aging parent can often come with unexpected responsibilities and decisions that need to be made. One of the biggest responsibilities of this position is knowing when and how to start taking over your parent’s finances.  It isn’t easy to navigate the time in life when the roles of parent and…

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Seniors at AlmaVia of Camarillo

Spirituality is a vital part of a healthy lifestyle. Just like we tend to our physical health, it is important to nurture our spiritual health. All people need spiritual care, whether they realize it or not. Perhaps the best place to start is to consider what spirituality really means. Spirituality is finding alignment between our…

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