This Is the Importance of Family for Alaska Senior Citizens

2020-12-03T18:05:25-09:00

The U.S. population of adults over the age of 65 is projected to double in the next 40 years. There were 52 million American adults in that age range in 2018. The population is expected to reach 95 million by 2060. Life expectancy is also rising for older adults. The average life expectancy of an [...]

This Is the Importance of Family for Alaska Senior Citizens2020-12-03T18:05:25-09:00

How to Find Respite Care in Alaska: A Step-by-Step Guide

2020-12-16T12:25:27-09:00

As a caregiver, you likely understand how refreshing it is to take a break. When searching for help caring for your special needs or elderly loved one, finding the right person to take over your caregiver duties is overwhelming. Thankfully, respite care is available in the state of Alaska in several different forms. Finding the [...]

How to Find Respite Care in Alaska: A Step-by-Step Guide2020-12-16T12:25:27-09:00

How Seniors Nutritional Needs Change As They Age

2020-12-24T01:30:10-09:00

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 [...]

How Seniors Nutritional Needs Change As They Age2020-12-24T01:30:10-09:00

Focus on Senior Health During National Heart Month

2020-07-03T19:27:38-08:00

February is National Heart Month, and it is essential to develop a working knowledge of conditions related to the heart, to realize the importance of senior health, how to stay heart-healthy as a senior, and how Baxter Senior Living communities and caregivers can support seniors with staying heart-healthy. […]

Focus on Senior Health During National Heart Month2020-07-03T19:27:38-08:00

A Good Night’s Sleep | Assisted living Anchorage

2020-11-23T10:52:53-09:00

Alaskan seniors may struggle with getting a full eight hours of sleep, and that is why Baxter Senior Living caregivers are committed to helping  Anchorage assisted living residents relax and sleep well. This article will help you learn more about how vital sleep is to help our Alaskan elderly, why they are experiencing issues with [...]

A Good Night’s Sleep | Assisted living Anchorage2020-11-23T10:52:53-09:00

Senior Fall Prevention: Best Preventive Techniques

2020-07-03T18:57:13-08:00

We all seek the best for our loved ones when they reach the age they can no longer live by themselves. Baxter Senior Living, an assisted living facility in Anchorage, Alaska, provides assisted living facilities with the mission of ensuring that our Alaskan senior residents can enjoy the best care that they require and deserve. [...]

Senior Fall Prevention: Best Preventive Techniques2020-07-03T18:57:13-08:00

Self-Care and Senior Caregiving Techniques

2020-11-23T10:53:54-09:00

Did you know that this month is National Self-Care Awareness Month? September is a moment to reawaken our consciousness of how essential it is to take care of ourselves. Let’s remind ourselves that we are our own top priority. Many times, we neglect self-care in our daily living and make excuses for a reason or [...]

Self-Care and Senior Caregiving Techniques2020-11-23T10:53:54-09:00

International Self-Awareness Month | Alaska Living

2020-11-23T10:53:54-09:00

September is here – the month specifically associated with and dedicated to international self-awareness. This is the time to be introspective, identify our goals and purposes, and work hard towards realizing our full potential and roles in our communities. (Self-awareness is not to be confused with self-consciousness, which has an element of judgement to it. [...]

International Self-Awareness Month | Alaska Living2020-11-23T10:53:54-09:00

Maintaining Optimal Nutrition and Health for Alaska Seniors

2020-11-23T10:53:44-09:00

Seniors are living longer and eating nutritious meals is an important part of keeping life active and enjoyable. Too often, older adults develop poor eating habits when they live alone. Nutritional deficiencies can result in a weakened immune system placing seniors at a greater risk of colds, flu, viruses, and infections. Health conditions that have [...]

Maintaining Optimal Nutrition and Health for Alaska Seniors2020-11-23T10:53:44-09:00

Healthy Aging: the Benefits of Seeing a Geriatric Specialist

2020-11-23T10:53:50-09:00

A geriatrician specializes in caring for seniors over the age of 65. While not every senior needs such specialized care, those who are troubled by the complications of several age-related conditions could benefit from the attention of a geriatrician. […]

Healthy Aging: the Benefits of Seeing a Geriatric Specialist2020-11-23T10:53:50-09:00
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