Depression in the Elderly: Ways to Help

Depression is a common but serious mental health disorder that must be treated before it takes a greater toll on your life. Though it isn’t a normal part of aging, it is a common problem among the elderly. Dealing with life changes, increasing health issues, shrinking social circle, and loss of loved ones are some … Continue reading Depression in the Elderly: Ways to Help

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How Does In-Home Care Provide Relief to seniors during Cancer Care or Depression

Dealing with a serious health condition like cancer can be extremely challenging for the elderly. Not being able to function the way they once did can often lead to depression. During this tough time, having a reliable in-home care provider can be a great relief not only for the senior but also their family. Here … Continue reading How Does In-Home Care Provide Relief to seniors during Cancer Care or Depression

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4 Cs That Define a Perfect Caregiver

Let’s take a look at some of the key characteristics that make a caregiver efficient and good at the job: Competence The competence of a private duty caregiver isn’t measured just by educational achievement or what was learned inside the classroom or during the training. It is also measured by experiences earned and skills acquired … Continue reading 4 Cs That Define a Perfect Caregiver

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The Many Benefits of Pet Ownership for Seniors

There is nothing as comforting as being able to hug your pet & be rewarded with a sloppy kiss, a wag of the tail, or a trusting look that takes away all your worries in a second. The benefits of pet ownership for the elderly have been documented as well as understood for decades. Dogs … Continue reading The Many Benefits of Pet Ownership for Seniors

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How Assisted Living Can Have a Positive Impact on Seniors?

According to a recent research by the American Heart Association, about 5.7 million Americans are suffering from heart diseases. However, evidence suggests long-term caregivers and assisted living communities can help in bringing about a change, and help seniors in staying active while enjoying their lives in the best possible manner. There’s certainly a correlation between … Continue reading How Assisted Living Can Have a Positive Impact on Seniors?

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Introducing Technology to Senior Adults

Learning to embrace technology can have a big impact on seniors’ level of socialization, knowledge, and even their physical and mental health. Here are some ways in which you can introduce technology to your seniors in the best possible manner: Keep it simple – Remember that computers and technology can be overwhelming for those without … Continue reading Introducing Technology to Senior Adults

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Navigating through Senior Care Options Carefully to Find out What’s Right for Your Loved One

Caring for an aging parent might get difficult at times depending on the level of support they need. Understanding how to navigate senior care options can make ensuring your loved one is well cared for is easier than you thought. Plus, it can take some of the responsibility off of your shoulders. Let us see … Continue reading Navigating through Senior Care Options Carefully to Find out What’s Right for Your Loved One

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Some Fun Events That Can Be Scheduled With Seniors to Keep Them Active This Summer

Summer is a great opportunity for seniors to get out and about and enjoy some fresh air. Schedule some fun events and activities with your senior this summer to keep them active and create memories that will last a lifetime. Pick fresh fruits and vegetables. Whether you have your own garden, go to the community … Continue reading Some Fun Events That Can Be Scheduled With Seniors to Keep Them Active This Summer

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6 Ways an In-Home Caregiver Can Assist Seniors with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

COPD or Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a progressive health condition that leaves the patient increasingly breathless as the airways become inflamed, get clogged with mucus, and lose their elastic quality. Symptoms of COPD may range from coughing, wheezing, to chest tightness, etc. While medications do help in managing these symptoms and slow down the … Continue reading 6 Ways an In-Home Caregiver Can Assist Seniors with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

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Try Out These Fun Summer Activities This Summer

It is finally that time of the year where you can step out to feel the warmth and sunshine and try out some fun activities outdoors. Here are some activities you should definitely take out time to enjoy: Swimming: Being in the water provides gentle resistance that is easy on joints and muscles, especially for … Continue reading Try Out These Fun Summer Activities This Summer

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