Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

There is a firmly established link between hearing loss and serious conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It sounds like a long stretch, but elderly people with hearing difficulties tend to naturally withdraw from conversations; this leads them to feel socially isolated, which in turn encourages the onset of these conditions.  This is why … Continue reading Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

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Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids

Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids

The first digital hearing aids came onto the market over twenty years ago, in 1996.  Since that time, they have provided millions of people with solutions to their hearing problems. This article will briefly discuss the advancements made in hearing aid technology in recent years.  If you are a senior receiving home care in Potomac, … Continue reading Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids

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Combatting Spring Allergies

Combatting Spring Allergies

With the temperatures rising and flowers starting to bloom, spring is finally here in Maryland. While the season is genuinely a welcome sight for many after a rather cold winter, the rise in pollen levels that spring brings with it can cause havoc for those that live with allergies. Seniors who suffer from respiratory or … Continue reading Combatting Spring Allergies

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Helping Your Aging Parent with Spring Cleaning

Helping Your Aging Parent with Spring Cleaning

With the temperatures slowly rising and the sun beginning to show its face after a winter away, you’d be forgiven for wanting to spend a little time outdoors. Still, many choose to mark the start of spring with a very indoor activity—the cleaning of their homes. Whether it’s dusting away the cobwebs or clearing away … Continue reading Helping Your Aging Parent with Spring Cleaning

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What You Need to Know about Caregiving Expenses and Tax Deductions in Potomac

What You Need to Know about Caregiving Expenses and Tax Deductions in Potomac

Deductible Medical Expenses If care expenses are more than 10% of your adjusted yearly gross income, then it is possible you are due a greater deduction on your tax bill. Most people know this is the case for medical care but are not aware it also applies to non-medical care. If you pay for in-home … Continue reading What You Need to Know about Caregiving Expenses and Tax Deductions in Potomac

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