By GYC Senior Care on October 8, 2020

“Senior’s Got Humor”: The Psychological effects of laughter can have an impact on a senior’s overall well-being

If you want to improve someone’s mood, make them laugh! We have all heard that laughter is the best medicine, yet laughter is indeed the best medicine for seniors. While laughter is a normal response to humor, today, doctors have added laughter to their prescriptions and have incorporated Laughter Therapy in their practices.   Laughter […]

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By GYC Senior Care on September 30, 2020

Non-Pharmaceutical Pain Management Strategies for Seniors

Pain can be a persistent and predictable condition for aging seniors. Pain tends to increase with chronic illnesses such as arthritis, cancer, diabetes, and other cardiovascular and neurologic conditions.    Managing pain becomes a way of life for seniors. They know the pain that comes with aging, and they often need pain management strategies that […]

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By GYC Senior Care on August 26, 2020

The GYC Senior Care Technology Checklist for Encouraging Social Connection with Seniors

Help your loved ones stay connected while staying socially distant. Social distancing during COVID 19 equals social isolation and increases emotions of loneliness among older adults, especially those who live alone. Nothing can fill the void of physical, social interaction with your loved ones, yet staying socially active while socially distancing will keep seniors connected […]

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By GYC Senior Care on August 19, 2020

5 Technology Tools that can Enhance Health and Safety in Seniors

Recently, health and safety have been major concerns for the average American, especially seniors during the COVID-19 pandemic. Our daily habits of running errands and gathering with friends and family have changed in unprecedented ways. Now more than ever, we rely on technology to keep us entertained, connected, and safe. With the help of technology, […]

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