Benefits of In-Home Health Care for Seniors

Old age is that stage of life when various types of health issues begin to affect the body, one after another. As a result, a person gradually becomes dependent on others for his/her physical and emotional needs. Many times, it becomes difficult for the family members to look after their senior loved ones due to … Continue reading Benefits of In-Home Health Care for Seniors

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3 Mistakes to Avoid When Caring For an Older Adult

Caring for a senior family member can be a difficult task, especially when you have a lot of responsibilities to fulfill. As a result, it is likely that you may make mistakes when performing the senior caregiving duties. However, most of the mistakes can be avoided as long as you are aware of them. Have … Continue reading 3 Mistakes to Avoid When Caring For an Older Adult

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How to Improve Your Aging Parents’ Quality of Sleep

Sleep is important for seniors’ good physical as well as mental health. Lack of sleep can lead to a variety of health problems, including obesity, heart problems, diabetes, high blood pressure and more. As people grow older, they are likely to experience a change in their sleep pattern. So, how can you help improve their … Continue reading How to Improve Your Aging Parents’ Quality of Sleep

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Protecting Seniors from Scams

Financial scams are occurring all the time via phone, email, Internet, or in person. Unfortunately, scammers often prey upon the elderly as they are often more giving and easily conned into believing fake schemes. Seniors are often living on a fixed income and limited savings, so they need to be careful about managing their finances. … Continue reading Protecting Seniors from Scams

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Caring for A Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

When a loved one has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, they often require a higher level of care and attention. Dementia is a progressive disease, meaning their memory and focus will continue to deteriorate over time. Family members often take on a great deal of responsibility in keeping their loved one safe and content. This can … Continue reading Caring for A Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

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The Best Apps for Seniors

Using a variety of apps for smartphones or tablets can make life easier and more interesting. But with thousands of apps on the market, with more coming out every day, choosing the best ones that specifically address the needs of seniors can be difficult. Here are some of the best apps for older adults. 1. … Continue reading The Best Apps for Seniors

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Warning Signs of Depression in Seniors

When many people think of depression, they often think of just sadness. While this is true for many age groups, seniors suffering from this condition don’t necessarily feel sad. Instead, they lack both energy and motivation, and therefore, they find it difficult to enjoy daily life. If you are concerned about your senior family member, … Continue reading Warning Signs of Depression in Seniors

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Risks for Seniors Living Alone

Many seniors prefer to live independently in order to maintain their freedom and way of living. Before seniors decide to live alone, they need to be well aware of certain consequences as it can sometimes be risky for them to continue living unaided and without support or care. Below are some risks for seniors living … Continue reading Risks for Seniors Living Alone

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5 Myths about Dementia

Most of us come across situations where we forget things, like where we have put the keys or the date and time of doctor’s appointment. However, there is a huge difference between a ‘memory slip’ and dementia. Memory slips may create trouble for us, but they are not as severe as the memory loss that … Continue reading 5 Myths about Dementia

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Recognizing the Signs of Heat-Related Illness and How to Respond

One of the joys of summer is being able to get outside and enjoy the warm sunshine and fresh air. It can be a wonderful time to picnic in the park, take a walk, go to a festival, or watch the grand kids play soccer or baseball. But as the temperature rises, this can also … Continue reading Recognizing the Signs of Heat-Related Illness and How to Respond

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