Heat Stress in Older Adults

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Older adults (that is, people aged 65 years and older) are more prone to heat stress than younger people for several reasons: Older adults do not adjust as well as young people to sudden changes in temperature. They are more likely to have a chronic medical condition that changes normal body responses to heat. They … Continue reading Heat Stress in Older Adults

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Practicing Self-Care for Caregivers

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Caring for aging parents can be a rewarding yet time-consuming and stressful job. You want to ensure that they are receiving the best care possible, they are safe, and their needs are met, yet you must still balance your own life, family, career, and needs at the same time. There are only so many hours … Continue reading Practicing Self-Care for Caregivers

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Incorporating More Fruits & Vegetables into Your Diet

Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet is a key part of good health, especially for seniors. Replacing processed foods with fresh options ensures that you’re receiving more vitamins, minerals, and nutrients. Summer is a wonderful time to find fresh produce of all colors or try your hand at growing your own. September is “Fruits & Veggies … Continue reading Incorporating More Fruits & Vegetables into Your Diet

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ALWAYS BEST CARE ANNOUNCES NEW OWNER OF UPPER CHESAPEAKE TERRITORY IN MARYLAND

Local Entrepreneur Now Providing Award-Winning Senior Care Services in Harford, Cecil and Baltimore Counties ROSEVILLE, Calif. (June 17, 2020) — Always Best Care Senior Services, one of the leading senior care franchise systems in the United States, announced today that local entrepreneur and registered nurse Tamara Riley has assumed ownership of its Upper Chesapeake territory … Continue reading ALWAYS BEST CARE ANNOUNCES NEW OWNER OF UPPER CHESAPEAKE TERRITORY IN MARYLAND

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Fun Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

Summer is in full swing, and temperatures are soaring. As nice as some fresh air can be, spending too much time outdoors can put seniors at increased risk for heat exhaustion, heat stroke, dehydration, and other health concerns. Staying indoors in the air conditioning is ideal, but that can mean getting creative so your senior … Continue reading Fun Ways to Beat the Summer Heat

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