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Skilled Caregivers Allow Seniors to Stay Home: Where the Heart Is!

What can a Caregiver do to help aging parents? There will come a day in many of our lives in which we'll face a difficult truth: Our beloved parents don't require round-the-clock medical care -- but they're no longer able to care for themselves safely and effectively at home. We will face a tough ...read more

September 27th, 2018|Caregivers|

Getting Older? Think Before You Drink

A Look at Seniors and Alcohol Consumption While few would promote getting drunk as a miracle cure for anything, alcohol has received some positive press in medical journals and popular media. Modest alcohol consumption may indeed offer certain health benefits, although whether those benefits outweigh the risks is still a controversial question. But if ...read more

September 22nd, 2018|Senior Care|

Tips for Talking to Aging Parents About In Home Care

How to Speak with Parents About In Home Care Aging is a delicate subject, and if your parents are getting older, they may feel resistant to the idea of hiring someone to help them with in home care. However, in home care may be a good solution for any person who wants to remain in ...read more

September 6th, 2018|Senior Care|

Improving Safety for Alzheimer’s Patients

Keep Loved Ones Safe with Alzheimer's Alzheimer's disease can be devastating not only for the patient suffering from the illness but their friends and family as well. As your loved one's cognitive abilities change, you may find environments that were once safe are suddenly dangerous. Because of the changes in perception and cognition that accompany ...read more

August 29th, 2018|Senior Care|

Taking Care of a Loved One Shouldn’t Put You in Financial Jeopardy

How Can Respite Care Help Your Family? The emotions you may experience when a parent or other loved one's health declines are difficult enough. The practicalities of the issue can be overwhelming, on top of that: your parent needs more of your time, attention, focus, and money than ever before. Tending to your loved ...read more

August 2nd, 2018|Senior Care|

Common Sleep Problems for Seniors

A Look A Sleep Problems Seniors Face Sleep is an extremely important part of life, particularly for seniors. Not only does it give the body a chance to energize for the next day, but it also allows time for repairing and healing. When seniors don't get enough sleep, they can experience more injury and illness, ...read more

August 2nd, 2018|Senior Care|

Keeping Bones Strong: Osteoporosis and Bone Health in Seniors

An In Depth Look at Osteoporosis How many times do we fall every day? Maybe once, if at all. How about in a week? A month? We may not notice these minor tumbles since our skeletal system is strong and healthy, but what happens when it's not? As we age, our bones get weaker ...read more

July 17th, 2018|Nutrition|

How Respite Care Helps Your Family

How Can Respite Care Help Your Family? When a loved one is ill or needs a lot of hands-on care, respite care is a powerful way to take a break -- without reducing the quality of the care your loved one receives. However, many caretakers don't even know respite care is an option. Read ...read more

June 26th, 2018|Caregivers, Senior Care|

The Difference Between Medicare and Medicaid

Medicaid vs. Medicare: Which is Right for You? The Medicare & Medicaid Confusion Most people are confused with the differences between Medicare and Medicaid. They even use these two terms interchangeably in conversation. While both are government programs that help provide health care for individuals, it is at that point where the similarities ...read more

June 5th, 2018|Senior Care|

Warning Signs of Dementia

Detecting Early Warning Signs of Dementia in Loved Ones An estimated one in 10 adults over the age of 65 has Alzheimer's disease, the most common type of dementia. Without proper dementia care, this devastating condition can profoundly affect health and well-being. Because dementia typically has a slow onset, it can be difficult to ...read more

May 19th, 2018|Alzheimer's & Dementia|

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