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Welcoming Elderly Neighbors and Senior Family Members

Tips for Caring for Elderly Neighbors Around You Seniors like us all desire companionship and look for ways to fulfill their day. Unfortunately, for many seniors, feelings of isolation grow more acute and depression spikes for many people during the winter darkness and chill. Even though, some seniors still have family members, they may ...read more

January 30th, 2018|Senior Care|

Choosing the Best Rehabilitation Facility for Your Parent

Tips for Picking a Rehabilitation Facility in Atlanta When you have to choose a rehabilitation facility for your parent, you often need to do so quickly. Your parent may be too ill to return home after a surgery or other procedure, but can't stay in a hospital. Don't get blindsided. Consider these questions in ...read more

January 26th, 2018|Senior Care|

4 Tips to Care for Someone With Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer's Care Tips for Your Loved One Being an in home elderly caregiver can be a stressful job regardless of the type of patient you're caring for. However, dealing with patients who have Alzheimer's adds an added layer of stress to the situation. To reduce stress on yourself and your patient, and to provide the ...read more

January 15th, 2018|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

Why an In Home Caregiver Agency Is The Best Choice for Senior Care

A Look at the Advantages of an In Home Caregiver Agency If you're the child of an aging adult, choosing care for your parent is one of the most important decisions you'll make. Some common choices for elderly care include assisted living, independent contractors, private caregivers and a home caregiver agency. Read on ...read more

December 19th, 2017|Personal Care|

Post-Surgery Home Care: The Benefits of an Agency Caregiver

Why an In-Home Care Agency is the Right Post-Surgery Option for You 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 ...read more

November 28th, 2017|Personal Care|

Seniors at Risk for Prostate Cancer in Atlanta: The Disease & Prevention

A Look at Prostate Cancer and Why You Should Get Screened The month of September is officially National Prostate Health Month but this disease is worth addressing year round as it is a growing concern amongst senior men in Atlanta. Even the month of November as become synonymous with prostate cancer awareness month with ...read more

November 14th, 2017|Senior Care|

Swimming Seniors: Reasons to Take a Dip This Summer in Gwinnett County

Gwinnett County Offers Seniors Fun in the Sun & the Pool! Summers in Atlanta, Georgia can get hot, but there is no better way to recover than a refreshing dip in a cool pool. There are many pools and aquatic centers across the state, but for those that live in the greater Atlanta ...read more

August 29th, 2017|Senior Activities|

Elderly Safety in the Atlanta Summer

Keep Seniors Safe During Summer Fun in the Sun Summer temperatures can be a welcome reprieve from the rigors of winter, but the warmer-weather and sunshine bring their own risks, particularly for older individuals. Summer safety involves being prepared for extreme temperatures and limiting exposure when the sun is at its peak. Tips for ...read more

August 14th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia, Senior Care|

When Mom or Dad Refuses to Bathe

A Guide for When Your Elderly Parent Will Not Bathe Caring for a parent with dementia or Alzheimer's can be extremely challenging. While it's nice to be close to parents and ensure that they're well cared for, many of the symptoms of dementia can be particularly difficult -- particularly when sufferers refuse to bathe. ...read more

July 28th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia, Senior Care|

Dementia Checklist for Your Loved One

Early Signs & Symptoms of Dementia Many adults today fill the role of caretaker for their aging parents. In fact, family caregiver surveys show that 36% of caregivers are caring for a parent, and that 70% of caregivers are caring for relatives older than 50. As parents age, aging-related health problems can emerge ...read more

July 18th, 2017|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

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