Combatting Spring Allergies

Watching the trees and flowers bloom can be a beautiful sight, but it also means that spring allergy season is underway. For many people, allergies are an annoyance, but for seniors, they can become a health risk. Complications can arise when allergies mix with weakened immune systems or pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular problems. Being proactive … Continue reading Combatting Spring Allergies

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Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent

It is not uncommon for seniors’ appetites to dwindle. This isn’t usually a cause for concern as long as they are able to maintain a healthy weight and are receiving all of their daily nutrients. When loss of appetite starts affecting their health, however, it can be worrisome. A poor diet can weaken the immune … Continue reading Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent

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What You Need to Know about Caregiving Expenses and Tax Deductions

Tax season is upon us once again, and if you’re like most Americans, you’re wondering how you can minimize your family’s financial burden. Thankfully, if you’ve arranged for in home senior care from Always Best Care to care for an aging loved one, you may be eligible for tax breaks that can help you cut … Continue reading What You Need to Know about Caregiving Expenses and Tax Deductions

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Preparing for the Transition

If you have a loved one that has Alzheimer’s disease, then there is a good possibility that there will come a time when you may have to consider moving them from in-home care to a assisted living facility. You will need to prepare not only yourself for this transition, but also your loved one as … Continue reading Preparing for the Transition

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Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent

If you didn’t know, it’s pretty normal for an aging parent to start losing their appetite as they get older. You may notice your senior doesn’t want as much food on their plate at dinner time. Or they seem to eat slower and don’t finish their plate at holiday get-togethers. If you’re reading this article, … Continue reading Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent

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