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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 ...read more

May 27th, 2019|Senior Care|

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|

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|

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|

8 Myths About Healthcare Costs for Seniors

The Truth About Elderly Healthcare Costs Healthcare expenses can be exorbitant for seniors, but few people realize the exact costs that are necessary to properly care for their aging loved ones. As a matter of fact, healthcare will most likely be the largest expense for seniors after retirement. If caregivers use an agency like Angel ...read more

November 19th, 2018|Senior Care|

New Technologies Are Making Senior Care More Effective

How Technologies Are Making Senior Care Safer Hiring a home care professional helps ensure that you loved one takes medication on time and stays safe when you're away from home. New technologies, however, are making it even easier for caregivers to fulfill their duties. If you need help caring for a senior, consider how the ...read more

October 24th, 2018|Senior Care|

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|

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