Statistics have shown that quarantining yourself and practicing social distancing can and has played an essential role in preventing the spread of infectious diseases such as COVID-19. Despite having this knowledge, it does not mean that coping with a significant disruption in your normal daily routine is easy. This is [...]
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These are undoubtedly extraordinary and challenging times for Alaska seniors. The global nature of the COVID-19 pandemic has put strains on educational systems, financial systems, and healthcare systems all over the world. As global cases of COVID-19, more commonly known as coronavirus or novel coronavirus, surpass two million with more than seven hundred thousand here [...]
Over the years, we have endured various harsh disasters such as famine, disease, outbreaks, world wars, floods, earthquakes, fire outbreaks, snow blizzards, and other storms. These hazardous occurrences have threatened to erase humanity, but human beings have endured. People have always found suitable ways to defeat and overcome these disasters by staying together and following [...]
The Coronavirus Diseases 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic continues to negatively affect not only the world’s population but also the economy. This infectious disease can be fatal, and it is essential for Alaskan elderly adults and those who interact with them to be precautious. For instance, the fatality rate among people aged 80 years and above is [...]
Social Distance doesn’t mean we can’t stay connected. Baxter is committed to keeping our families as comfortable and connected as possible. There are so many ways you can stay in touch. […]
The Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) has taken the world by surprise. This is an invisible infectious disease that continues to infect people regardless of their age, gender, or race, in different countries around the world. Since there is yet to be a vaccine or drug that treats COVID-19, the best way to contain this disease is [...]
Anxiety is at an all-time high as the spread of COVID-19, also known as “coronavirus,” continues to disrupt everyday life. Many places have shut down all non-essential businesses. A lot of people are living under quarantine and must distance themselves from others. While these drastic measures are necessary to slow the spread of the coronavirus, [...]
As we age, our healthcare conditions may deteriorate. We may no longer be able to enjoy the activities we once were used to. We may become increasingly lonely. We also may be at risk of elder abuse and neglect, if we are unable to speak up about our needs. However, our golden years are also [...]
We may want to surprise our loved ones with a gift. However, you may take a lot of time before coming into a conclusion on the best gift to give to the elderly, especially those living in assisted living in Anchorage AK. Most of these seniors have already received numerous lifetime gifts, and it’s difficult [...]
Our nutritional needs change as we age. As they become older, senior citizens, including those in assisted living homes, need more minerals, supplements, and vitamins compared to younger adults, as with their bodies naturally beginning to break down. Human beings are mortal, and they were created to age at some point, and there is nothing [...]