Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

An estimated 424,000 people around the globe die every year as a result of falling over, according to the World Health Organization. It places second behind road traffic accidents as the leading cause of unintentional deaths. Seniors are, unfortunately, the age group that are most at risk of suffering a serious injury from a fall … Continue reading Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

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Helping Loved Ones With Dementia Feel More Included

Helping Loved Ones With Dementia Feel More Included

Dementia and depression are two commonly intertwined illnesses, with figures from the charity Fight Dementia showing that around half (40-50%) of all people living with Alzheimer’s disease – the most common form of dementia – also live with depression. That link has been found to be even more prevalent in people living in long-term residential … Continue reading Helping Loved Ones With Dementia Feel More Included

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Strategies for Boosting Brain Health

Strategies for Boosting Brain Health

Your brain health might not be something that you think about every day. However, if you are a senior receiving in-home care in Vacaville, then your mental health should be extremely important to you. That’s because without keeping up with your mental state of mind, you are more likely to develop conditions like Alzheimer’s or … Continue reading Strategies for Boosting Brain Health

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What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s

What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s

Did you know that over 60 to 80 percent of dementia cases can be attributed to Alzheimer’s? If you didn’t know this, don’t worry! June has been dubbed Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month in the United States in order to educate as many people about this condition as possible, especially because so many people experience … Continue reading What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s

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Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

The number of people suffering from hearing loss across the U.S. stands at around 14%.  Sadly, this figure is increasing constantly as we continue to work in much noisier environments and live longer, which allows an extended period of time for hearing loss problems to present themselves. These hearing problems are being widely reported by … Continue reading Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

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