Helping Seniors Stay Organized

A normal part of aging is mild forgetfulness, which can be rather frustrating for the elderly. The first sign of haphazard mistakes or forgetting important dates usually have family members scrambling for senior care whether in-home or at a center. While in many cases, this is warranted, there are ways that you can help your … Continue reading Helping Seniors Stay Organized

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Helping Seniors Prevent Heart Disease

Heart health is a very important component to the health of a senior. Without a proper lifestyle and healthy diet, seniors put themselves at great risk for this fatal disease. If you care for a beloved senior relative, you should discuss the importance of heart health with him or her. Everyday Changes In order to … Continue reading Helping Seniors Prevent Heart Disease

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Helping Seniors Minimize Clutter

It is normal for senior citizens to want to hold on to all of their belongings. This does not automatically make them pack rats; it just means that they hold on dearly to their belongings. Many of the items have sentimental value, especially if there is a spouse that has passed away, making it difficult … Continue reading Helping Seniors Minimize Clutter

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Getting the right help with dementia care

It’s commonly believed that memory loss is simply a part of the aging process; however, this isn’t the case. Memory loss that disrupts daily life may be a symptom of Alzheimer’s, a form of dementia that causes the decline of memory and reasoning skills. If your loved one is showing signs of Alzheimer’s, or has … Continue reading Getting the right help with dementia care

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Finding Time for Yourself

When you provide elderly care for a loved one, it can consume your entire life. You find yourself overtaxed with appointments, chores and every day caregiving tasks. When is there time for you? Just as a parent of small children needs to find time for themselves, whether it is 10 minutes or a few hours … Continue reading Finding Time for Yourself

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