What Services Are Available Through an In-Home Care Agency?

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Your dad lives alone and shows signs of slowing down. Whether he has a chronic health issue or is losing muscle mass, it’s important to support him. You may not spend time with him, but that doesn’t mean he has to be alone all day. So, how can you best support him as he gets […]

Tips To Help Seniors Stop Smoking

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There are so many reasons why seniors who smoke should quit. One of them is that November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. It’s the best time for seniors to get proactive about their health and quit smoking. It can be very tough for seniors to quit smoking if they’ve been smoking for a long time. […]

Six Tips to Prevent a Hip Fracture

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Millions of aging adults experience a hip fracture every year. But you still probably don’t expect it will happen to your senior. The good news is that by being aware and putting in place a plan, you may reduce your senior’s likelihood of experiencing a hip fracture herself. Discuss Risk Factors with Her Doctor If […]

During Museums & Galleries Month Explore These Museums Virtually

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Museum & Galleries Month was established in 1991 in the Philippines, but it’s celebrated around the world. It’s a way to support culture, arts, and heritage at area museums and galleries. Your dad loved touring museums, but limited mobility makes it hard for him to walk around a multi-story building. Take your dad on tours […]

What Families Should Know about Wandering and Alzheimer’s

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One of the biggest safety concerns families have with a senior parent with Alzheimer’s is wandering. Wandering is when a senior with Alzheimer’s becomes lost or confused and wanders away. Seniors who wander off alone could wander for hours before they are found. They could also end up getting into accidents or hurt. Alzheimer’s care […]

Foods to Help Keep Cholesterol Levels Healthy

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September is Cholesterol Awareness Month. As your parent gets older, it’s important to keep an eye on his cholesterol levels. If he has high cholesterol, he could develop fatty deposits in his blood vessels. Those deposits will grow over time, making it difficult for enough blood to flow through the arteries. Those deposits can break […]

Personal Care at Home Tips to Help Seniors Manage Overactive Bladder

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Seniors with an overactive bladder or urinary incontinence are often embarrassed by their condition and don’t like to discuss it. But there is nothing to be embarrassed about. Seniors suffering from overactive bladder can try medications and lifestyle changes to help them manage their condition and reduce the number of accidents they’re having. Suppose your […]

Respite Care: When and How to Use It

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Family caregivers often believe that they’re responsible for being there for their aging family member every second of every day, with no rest other than sleeping when they can. This is a harmful belief because it is physically and emotionally draining for family caregivers. Respite care is an option, and it’s one that you should […]

Tips for Taking Care of Someone with Alzheimer’s

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When a senior citizen gets diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, family members of this person often decide to care for them in their home for as long as they can. Suppose your elderly loved one can have the comfortability of their environment. In that case, it can slow down the progression of the disease and help […]

What Are the Signs of Glaucoma?

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Glaucoma is a severe eye disease that affects many people every year. The more you and your senior understand glaucoma and how to recognize it, the easier it will hopefully be to avoid the more significant impacts of the disease, including vision loss. Here’s what you and your senior need to know to be as […]