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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Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent – Potomac

Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent – Potomac

If you have a loved one receiving home care in Potomac, chances are, you may have seen a reduction in appetite.  This is perfectly normal in elderly people and shouldn’t always be treated as a cause for concern. What is important, however, is assuring that your loved one is getting all the nutrients that are … Continue reading Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent – Potomac

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Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

To most, winter provokes images such as snowmen, open fires, and cozy nights in. If you’re a senior in home care in Potomac MD, however, you’d be forgiven for associating winter with one thing only: the cold weather. That’s because the drop in temperatures can have an adverse effect on a senior’s health in more … Continue reading Winter Safety Tips for Seniors

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