Would You Recognize Signs of Depression in Older Adults? How You Can Help

Would You Recognize Signs of Depression

Many people assume that depression is an unshakable feeling of sadness. While this can be true to an extent for some people, in others, depression doesn’t have to necessarily include feeling sad. It may manifest in other ways that loved ones do not always associate with being signs of depression, and this can be especially … Continue reading Would You Recognize Signs of Depression in Older Adults? How You Can Help

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How In-Home Care Can Provide Relief During Cancer Care or Depression

How In-Home Care Can Provide Relief During Cancer Care or Depression in Clinton Township

Dealing with cancer can be tough on the body and mind. It can be a struggle for seniors to continue functioning as independently as they once had, and in turn, this can contribute to depression. Partnering with an in-home care provider not only gives families some respite while knowing their loved one is in good … Continue reading How In-Home Care Can Provide Relief During Cancer Care or Depression

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How Michigan Families Find the Best Assisted Living Facilities for their Aging Parents

How Michigan Families Find the Best Assisted Living Facilities for their Aging Parents in Clinton Township

A recent article in the Detroit Free Press reported that Michigan is now aging faster than the rest of the US. After crunching numbers from the US Census Bureau, Michigan Department of Transportation, and the University of Michigan’s Institute for Research on Labor, Employment, and the Economy, veteran demographer Kurt Metzger determined that Michigan seniors … Continue reading How Michigan Families Find the Best Assisted Living Facilities for their Aging Parents

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Stress-Busting Doctor’s Visits with Senior Care in Michigan

Stress-Busting Doctor’s Visits with Senior Care in Clinton Township, Michigan

On average, older adults in Michigan spend 17 days in a hospital or healthcare setting each year. Given how frequently your loved one may need to visit the doctor, it’s important to develop some strategies to help manage stress and keep your loved one safe. To that end, the AARP recently published a start-to-finish guide … Continue reading Stress-Busting Doctor’s Visits with Senior Care in Michigan

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Pass It Down: Preserving Family History and Traditions

Pass It Down: Preserving Family History and Traditions in Clinton Township

Family history is a precious gift. If stories, traditions, and information are not passed down from one generation to the next, eventually they will be lost and forgotten. It can be fun for families to get to know more about their past and what life was like years ago. It can also build a sense … Continue reading Pass It Down: Preserving Family History and Traditions

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Building Connections to Overcome Aging

Building Connections to Overcome Aging

Over the past few years, the world has changed a lot, especially when it comes to the major surge in technology. Generations of the past weren’t on social media or the Internet, and they didn’t play video games or have cell phones. This can make it harder for grandparents and grandchildren to connect because they … Continue reading Building Connections to Overcome Aging

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Home Care Assistance Makes Life Better for Michigan’s ‘Elder Orphans’

Home Care Assistance Makes Life Better for Michigan’s ‘Elder Orphans’

Today’s post discusses the implications of Michigan’s growing “elder orphan” population, and explains how home care assistance makes life better for seniors living alone without regular access to friends and family. ‘Elder Orphans’ Multiply in Clinton Township, Michigan An “elder orphan” is someone who enters seniorhood without a close support system in place to help … Continue reading Home Care Assistance Makes Life Better for Michigan’s ‘Elder Orphans’

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Optimizing the 4 Stages of Aging with Non Medical Senior Care

Optimizing the 4 Stages of Aging with Non Medical Senior Care in Clinton Township

A meta-analysis of research conducted by Carol Marak recently identified 4 definitive stages of aging that may help you better understand and plan for your aging parents’ care needs. To that end, today’s post runs down all 4 stages, and explains how non medical senior care makes life easier every step of the way. Non … Continue reading Optimizing the 4 Stages of Aging with Non Medical Senior Care

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Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors

Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors in Clinton Township

A major health and safety concern that comes with aging is fall risk. Seniors tend to be more likely to fall which can lead to fractures, sprains, or contusions that can be difficult to bounce back from. September 23rd is Falls Prevention Awareness Day and a great time to brush up on some of the … Continue reading Identifying Risk Factors that Increase Fall Risk in Seniors

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Chronic Care Solutions: Improving Patient Outcomes

Chronic Care Solutions in Clinton Township: Improving Patient Outcomes

One of the challenges that many seniors face with aging is dealing with chronic health conditions. Whether they struggle with arthritis, dementia, diabetes, COPD, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, or another health problem, it can impact their quality of life. Investing in a trusted in-home care provider can improve patient outcomes and empower seniors to make … Continue reading Chronic Care Solutions: Improving Patient Outcomes

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