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The Traycee Difference

At Traycee, we are committed to making a difference in the lives of our clients and our staff. As a family-owned business, we consider our staff as part of our family. We are proud of the quality and compassionate caregivers that are a part of our Traycee family.  
We are committed to investing in ongoing […]

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Dental health is essential to overall health

This month is national dental hygiene awareness month. Dental health is a key indicator of overall health. Poorly managed dental health can lead to oral infections, difficulty eating nutritious food, and chronic pain. The following are tips for seniors to promote good oral health!
Talk to your dentist about your toothbrush. Taking blood thinner medications can result […]

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Self-Care for Seniors and Caregivers

Caring for a senior family member can be challenging – both physically and emotionally. Taking time every day to implement self-care can help promote good physical and emotional well being. The following are tips for seniors and family caregivers to help nurture self-care.

Get a good night’s sleep. A good day starts with a good night’s […]

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Nutrition for Seniors from an Expert

This month we are proud to feature an article written by Nutritionist Alisa Bloom, RDN from Live Your Best 365. We are thrilled to share Alisa’s expertise with our readers to help seniors reach their nutritional goals and live healthy lives!

Turn down the volume by tuning up your nutrition!

How would you compare your energy level […]

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Nail grooming can help you stay healthy

For seniors, nail grooming is an important yet often overlooked aspect of preventing the spread of germs. Long fingernails can carry bacteria. This bacteria can cause infections if the skin is scratched. The following are some tips on fingernail grooming to help seniors maintain good hand hygiene.

Keep fingernails short with clean edges. As we age, […]

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Memory Care for Seniors

Seniors with memory and cognitive health issues such as Alzheimer’s, need multifaceted care to help support their physical, mental, and emotional needs. Often seniors feel confused or frustrated when they struggle with memory issues or are unable to perform a task. Caregivers can help support seniors by providing gentle reminders, assisting seniors in performing tasks, […]

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Cognitive Health and Mindfulness

Research is exploring the connections between exercise and cognitive health in seniors. In a study published in the journal of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine, practices such as yoga which integrate movement and mindfulness may improve cognitive function and well being in seniors. This study included 135 seniors aged 65-85 years. Seniors enrolled in […]

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Everyday tips for seniors with Psoriasis

Living with psoriasis can be challenging year-round. August is psoriasis awareness month. For seniors, small steps every day can make a big difference in managing chronic conditions. The Mayo Clinic offers the following tips for supporting everyday skin health for seniors with psoriasis.

Take cool baths every day. Daily bathing helps sooth the skin. Add Epsom […]

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Enjoying Summer with Mobility Challenges

For many, summertime brings memories of lazy days at the beach, vacations with family, or enjoying the outdoors. For seniors with mobility challenges, enjoying summer activities can be difficult. Caregivers can make a difference by helping seniors enjoying activities tailored to their ability level to enjoy summer days to the fullest!

Make an indoor […]

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The Importance of Good Sleep

According to the Better Sleep Council, good sleep is essential to promoting good health and maintaining cognitive function. A good night’s sleep leads to a better day. Caregivers can help seniors get a good night’s sleep with the following tips:

Avoid napping after 4 pm. Taking naps later in the day can make falling asleep […]

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