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Signs That It May Be Time to Consider In-Home Care

11/27/2021

If your aging parent, spouse, or loved one is happy living independently in their home there will likely come a time when they will need some extra help around the home and with daily tasks. Family members often step in to provide support but hiring an in-home ...

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5 Fall Activities for Seniors

10/30/2021

During this new season, as the days shorten and the weather cools, take part in activities where you can enjoy the weather and festivities before winter arrives. Take this opportunity to enjoy the crisp air and beautiful leaves or enjoy the fun of the holidays. Here ...

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Mental Health Awareness for Seniors

10/10/2021

Today is World Mental Health Day and the perfect time to have the important conversation about mental health in older age. Mental health issues can occur at any point in life, but older age is a major risk factor in developing a mental illness. Older adults may ...

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Honoring Your Aging Parents' Independence

05/29/2021

How do you respect your aging parents’ independence, but keep them safe and engaged as they near the end of their lives? Can you? It is a difficult but a very rewarding task to care well for those you love during this part of their life journey, and sometimes mirrors ...

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5 Ways an In-Home Caregiver Can Help Decrease Feelings of Isolation in Seniors

03/06/2021

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Terminal Restlessness: This is What's Going On

02/13/2021

Terminal restlessness is a common syndrome that may occur near the end of life. People experiencing terminal restlessness show signs of physical, emotional, and/or spiritual restlessness, as well as increased anxiety, agitation, and cognitive decline. This occurs days ...

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Medication Resources for the Elderly

02/06/2021

According to a 2019 Kaiser health tracking poll, nearly nine in ten (89%) adults 65 and older report they are currently taking a prescription medicine. Furthermore, more than half of adults 65 and older (54%) report taking four or more prescription drugs. While a ...

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Watching a Parent or Loved One Get Sick

01/31/2021

Watching a parent or loved one get sick and suffer sends you through a mirage of horrendous feelings. Watching cancer devour the body and mind of a loved one is very difficult, and I have now been through it twice. I watched as cancer ravaged my mother and took her ...

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7 Self-Defense Tips for Seniors

12/27/2020

Older adults are often perceived as easy targets for criminals. They move more slowly and can appear weak and less nimble - all of which are signs to criminals that they can be overpowered. In fact, a U.S. Department of Justice report noted that 93% of all crimes are ...

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Diabetes: Don’t Let It Steal the Joy of Food!

12/20/2020

Most humans would agree that they enjoy food. Social events or intimate gatherings usually include food in some form or fashion… tailgate parties… business meetings… dates… bridal showers… the list goes on and on. Yet, when one receives the unwelcomed news that they ...

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