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Prepare Your Loved One Before Disaster Strikes

  In later summer 2019, Hurricane Dorian’s landfall in the Bahamas tragically punctuated how important it is for families to have items and procedures in place for the unexpected. More than 2,500 people were reported missing and at least 50 were confirmed dead. Taking extra care to prepare the most vulnerable among us – loved [...]

Caregiver, Here’s How to Properly Care for Your Parents (And Yourself)

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 both parents, you know how emotionally and physically exhausting this role can be. Although the [...]

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 [...]

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"), [...]