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Respite Care Atlanta: How to Plan a Break for the Caregiver

A Look at Respite Care in Atlanta for Mom and Dad When you're caring for a loved one, there's a good chance you may get emotionally taxed or drained. After all, a lot falls on your shoulders as the primary elderly caregiver, responsible for giving baths, changing sheets, feeding and much more. Studies show that ...read more

May 27th, 2019|Senior Care|

Post Surgery Home Care: Benefits of an After Surgery Caregiver

Why a Post Surgery Caregiver is a Great Option When a senior has surgery, the recovery process can be difficult, especially if you live alone or with an aging spouse. Caring for yourself at home can not only be a challenge -- but not doing it properly can also be dangerous, since those who recently ...read more

May 18th, 2019|Personal Care|

The Home Caregiver for Your Parents

As a Caregiver, Here’s How to Properly Care for Your Parents (And Yourself) at Home There are currently around 43.5 million caregivers providing unpaid care across the United States. Of these, approximately 34.2 million are caring for an adult age 50 or older. If you are currently the primary caregiver for your mom, dad, or ...read more

April 9th, 2019|Caregivers|

Lower Risks of Illness and Injury with In Home Care for Mom and Dad

Getting Care for Mom and Dad When You Can't Be There Can Lower Risks of Illness As your parents get older, their risks of illness and injury increase. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, some of the 10 leading causes of death among people 65 and older include: Heart disease Unintentional ...read more

March 28th, 2019|Senior Care|

Dementia Care Strategies for Your Loved Ones

Smart Strategies to Help Care for a Loved One with Dementia Caring for a parent or family member who is suffering from dementia is never easy. This destructive disease takes its toll not only on the victim's mind, but also on that person's family and friends. If you've become a caregiver for an individual ...read more

March 1st, 2019|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

Parkinson’s Disease: Detecting Warning Signs

Warning Signs for Parkinson's Disease With advanced age comes increasing risks of developing myriad health issues, including arthritis, osteoporosis, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes. Seniors are also at increased risk of developing Parkinson's disease. Because the individual symptoms of Parkinson's disease can mimic other health conditions (and are often brushed aside as "just old age"), ...read more

March 1st, 2019|Senior Care|

Understanding Bronchitis and the Risks for Seniors

What Seniors Need to Know about Bronchitis Chances are that you will be subject to bronchitis at some point in your life, especially in your senior years, as your immunity system weakens. Bronchitis might be an inconvenient "chest cold" that you can shake off in a few days, or it could be a more ...read more

February 8th, 2019|Senior Care|

Opioid Risks for Seniors

Preventing Opioid Abuse in Seniors The latest research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse shows that about 1.7 million Americans misuse or are addicted to prescription opioid pain relievers. Nearly 30 percent of patients that get prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse the medication. These statistics include a growing number of older ...read more

February 8th, 2019|Senior Care|

Best Ways to Plan for Post-Surgery Recovery

Importance of Companion Care for Recovery Do you have a loved one who is heading for surgery? Or, are you experiencing this yourself? It's important to have a good plan in place for your post-surgery recovery. Although every individual's needs are different, here are some things you can do to ensure the best and smoothest ...read more

December 21st, 2018|Personal Care|

Preparing for Medicare Changes in 2019

How Will 2019 Medicare Changes Affect You? Seniors have good news coming for 2019. Medicare benefits are improving in a number of significant ways. This program, which is the backbone of healthcare for those 65 and older as well as those with certain disabilities, already has a high level of public satisfaction and promises to ...read more

November 26th, 2018|Senior Care|

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