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Spending Time Together and Companionship for Elder Care

3 Ways to Spend Time with Your Aging Loved One This Summer Finding the right activity to spend some time with an elderly friend or family member can be a challenge. With sometimes limited mobility and sometimes slower cognitive, you want to find an activity that entertains both you and your friend, while giving [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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"), [...]