Ways to Help the Elderly Manage Depression

Depression is more than just feeling sad. Recognizing the signs of this debilitating health condition is the first step to successfully fight it before it worsens and takes a greater toll on the health of a senior. Some of the common signs of depression in the elderly are: Loss of interest and motivation in activities … Continue reading Ways to Help the Elderly Manage Depression

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Role of In-Home Care in Providing Relief during Cancer Care or Depression

For a senior, dealing with a serious health condition like cancer can be tough. Losing the ability to continue functioning as independently as they did earlier can have a serious impact on their mental health. Oftentimes, they fail to manage stress that further leads to depression. During this difficult time, an in-home care provider can … Continue reading Role of In-Home Care in Providing Relief during Cancer Care or Depression

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Everything You Need To Know about Alzheimer’s

Most of the families these days have a senior member suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. In order to take proper care of your loved ones, it is important to know what Alzheimer’s is, how to deal with it, and live with it. What is Alzheimer’s? Alzheimer’s is a form of “dementia”, a brain disorder that seriously … Continue reading Everything You Need To Know about Alzheimer’s

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Comparing a Nursing Home, a Family Caregiver, and Assisted Living for Older Adults

When talking about senior care, the three most common choices we have are nursing homes, a family caregiver, or an assisted living program. Let us dive into the details of these options to make the right decision. Nursing home Nursing homes have been a common choice as a final retirement place for many American elderly … Continue reading Comparing a Nursing Home, a Family Caregiver, and Assisted Living for Older Adults

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Benefits of Volunteering In Retirement

Retirement often leaves older adults wondering, “What’s next?” You may now have an open schedule to pursue all those interests you always wanted to but couldn’t, go on family vacations, plan tea time with old friends, etc. But this wouldn’t give you purpose or a sense of accomplishment that your work gave you. If you … Continue reading Benefits of Volunteering In Retirement

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What Does In-Home Care For Seniors Include?

While it may be difficult to accept, most people need assistance with their everyday life after entering into their senior years. This could be due to an illness or simply due to the effects of aging on their body, such as weakened immune system, mood swings, loss of body strength, etc. At this point when … Continue reading What Does In-Home Care For Seniors Include?

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Choosing the Right Senior Care Option

Caring for a senior loved one can be challenging at times. If you struggle to balance your own life along with that of your aging parent’s of grandparent’s, it is time to explore different senior care options. But before you go ahead, spend some time with the senior to understand their needs and see what … Continue reading Choosing the Right Senior Care Option

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Fun Summer Activities for Seniors

It’s summertime – the perfect time of the year to enjoy spending time outdoors. Summer is also a great opportunity for the elderly to get out and enjoy some fresh air. If you have a senior member in your family, you can plan some fun activities to keep them active and create some lifetime memories. … Continue reading Fun Summer Activities for Seniors

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Role of an In-Home Caregiver in Supporting Seniors with COPD

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) is a group of lung diseases (including chronic bronchitis, emphysema, irreversible asthma and severe bronchiectasis), which block airflow in the lungs, making it increasingly difficult to breathe. Although there is no cure for COPD, proper medications, a nutrient-rich diet, and some simple lifestyle changes can help control the symptoms of … Continue reading Role of an In-Home Caregiver in Supporting Seniors with COPD

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Enjoy the Outdoors While Getting a Quality Workout with These Fun Activities

Playgrounds: Have fun with your grandkids by spending time playing at the playground. Climb the equipment, push them on the swings, shoot some hoops with a basketball, kick around a soccer ball, and much more! Stair Climbing: Climbing a few flights of stairs can be great cardio and work your leg muscles and core. Consider … Continue reading Enjoy the Outdoors While Getting a Quality Workout with These Fun Activities

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