Muscle, Bone and Joint Health for Seniors

Seniors here love to stay active, which means that maintaining bone, muscle and joint strength is vitally important. Otherwise, older individuals can be kept from enjoying life to its fullest due to the increased likelihood of injury, fatigue and complications that arise from a lack of fitness. What’s more, broken bones heal more slowly as … Continue reading Muscle, Bone and Joint Health for Seniors

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Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

Fall is almost here, which means that everyone will be enjoying relief from the summer heat. The region is home to many fall festivals and activities, making autumn a wonderful time for area families to get together and celebrate what many consider to be the most pleasant season on the calendar. The holidays are also … Continue reading Fun Fall Activities for Seniors

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Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

September 22 is Falls Prevention Awareness Day and in preparation for that it is an ideal time to consider how we can best protect our elderly loved ones from falls. The increased number of falls experienced by elderly people are down to a number of factors.  Balance and coordination are on the decline, eyesight, hearing … Continue reading Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

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Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Feel More Included

Dementia can be a very tough disease for people to cope with, both from a sufferer’s point of view and for the people around them.  They have days where they are very confused, disconnected and unable to deal with simple tasks.  They also have days of perfect clarity, when they act and behave in exactly … Continue reading Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Feel More Included

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Summer Safety for Seniors

Your safety should be your top priority during the summer time, especially if you are a senior receiving in-home care in Potomac. Sure, you might want to run outside as soon as the sun comes out and the temperatures start to rise, but without thinking about the risks that come with summer time, you are … Continue reading Summer Safety for Seniors

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