Caring for A Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

When a loved one has dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, they often require a higher level of care and attention. Dementia is a progressive disease, meaning their memory and focus will continue to deteriorate over time. Family members often take on a great deal of responsibility in keeping their loved one safe and content. This can … Continue reading Caring for A Loved One with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia

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Tips To Maintain Normal Cholesterol Levels in Older Adults

Cholesterol is needed for different body functions, but too much cholesterol around the heart can affect its functioning in many ways. It can slow down the flow of blood by building up in the arteries and increase the risk of coronary heart diseases. Over half of the senior population is suffering from high cholesterol, but … Continue reading Tips To Maintain Normal Cholesterol Levels in Older Adults

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Ways to Alleviate Anxiety in Older Adults

Anxiety is one of the most common mental conditions affecting people 60 and older. There can be any number of causes for their anxiety,including social isolation, decreased mobility, trouble sleeping, side effects from medication, and more. It can affect the daily living of your loved one and make their twilight years challenging for them. So, … Continue reading Ways to Alleviate Anxiety in Older Adults

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Reasons Why In-Home Care May Be the Right Choice for Your Aging Parent

Seniors often prefer to age in the comfort of their own home rather than moving to an Assisted Living facility or other type of senior living option. Forcing them to leave their home and move to an entirely new location can affect both their physical and mental health. Safety should always be the many concern … Continue reading Reasons Why In-Home Care May Be the Right Choice for Your Aging Parent

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Recognizing the Signs of Heat-Related Illness and How to Respond

One of the joys of summer is being able to get outside and enjoy the warm sunshine and fresh air. It can be a wonderful time to picnic in the park, take a walk, go to a festival, or watch the grand kids play soccer or baseball. But as the temperature rises, this can also … Continue reading Recognizing the Signs of Heat-Related Illness and How to Respond

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