Holidays and the In-Home Caregiver: Taking Proper Precautions

The holidays are fast approaching, but the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on. In an effort to keep everyone safer, including vulnerable populations such as seniors and those with underlying health conditions, it is recommended that large gatherings be avoided. Even small gatherings are encouraged to be limited to only individuals who have been quarantining … Continue reading Holidays and the In-Home Caregiver: Taking Proper Precautions

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Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Finding out that your loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease can be scary. It is a progressive condition for which there is currently no cure. But the disease does not affect everyone exactly the same, and there are ways to manage symptoms to improve quality of life. Because it is a progressive disease, … Continue reading Tips for Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

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6 Ways to Honor Senior Veterans in Your Life

November 11 holds a special place in the hearts of Americans as we honor those who have served in the U.S. military. Veterans Day is a day to pay our respects to those who have fought so bravely to protect our country. There are millions of veterans who are now seniors and have a lot … Continue reading 6 Ways to Honor Senior Veterans in Your Life

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Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

Flu season is in full swing, but if you haven’t already gotten your flu shot, it’s not too late. You can still get one now to help protect you during the coming months. According to the CDC, “People 65 years and older are at high risk of developing serious complications from the flu compared with … Continue reading Why Getting an Annual Flu Shot is Essential for Senior Health

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Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

A major challenge for many seniors as they age is loneliness. Being retired can give them a lot of free time to do as they please, but when family and friends are still working, it can mean more time spent alone. Seniors may also have limited access to transportation making getting out and about harder. … Continue reading Furry Friends: The Benefits of Pets for Seniors

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