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What to Do When It May Be Time for Respite Care

How to Know When Respite Care is the Right Option While we all want to be there for our loved ones as they age, when senior loved ones need care, we aren’t always able to provide them with everything they need. Caring for a loved one alone is difficult and at times simply not more

March 13th, 2018|Senior Care|

Respite Care in Atlanta: How to Plan a Break for the Caregiver

Utilizing a Caregiver Near You 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 that between more

February 27th, 2018|Senior Care|

Using a Caregiver to Take Care of Mom and Dad

Utilizing a Caregiver Near You for Mom and Dad As mom and dad age, many patients and their families are turning to local in home caregivers. Unlike nursing homes and assisted living facilities, in home senior caregivers can offer both sterling care and a high level of independence. But not all in-home caregivers are more

February 22nd, 2018|Senior Care|

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 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 more

January 26th, 2018|Senior 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 more

November 14th, 2017|Senior Care|

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 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. more

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

How to Take the Car Keys Away

Tips to Prevent a Senior from Driving if They Should Not Is it time for someone you love to stop driving? Talking to seniors about driving can be a tricky conversation, but there may come a time when it becomes an issue of public safety. They may feel as if you are taking away more

June 29th, 2017|Senior Care|

5 Tips to Help Avoid Senior Slip and Falls

These Helpful Tips & Tricks Can Keep Your Loved One Out of Danger! As you grow older, you experience a decrease in strength that can affect your balance. About one-third of the senior population experiences a major slip or fall every year. Combined with increasing bone fragility, this can have painful or even fatal consequences: the more

June 27th, 2017|Senior Care|

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