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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 keeping

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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. A

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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 one

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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

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The Dangers of Slips and Falls for Seniors

Living at home can help maintain a sense of independence and happiness. However, it can also have its risks. Seniors who attempt to move about unassisted can experience falls, and these falls can be dangerous – or even deadly. According to the National Council on Aging (NCOA), more than one-quarter of adults over age 65

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Protecting Seniors From Online Scams in Atlanta

At Angel Companions of Georgia we know the Internet is an excellent resource that connects people from all over, but it comes with some risks — particularly security risks. Internet users can easily fall prey to online scams, particularly older users who may be trusting and not especially tech-savvy. If you have parents or senior

Evaluating an Atlanta In-Home Senior Care Provider

Senior care providers vary greatly in their ability to provide first-rate services to their clients. The really good ones are always good, the really bad ones should be avoided, and there are some in the middle of the pack that can be OK on a hit-or-miss basis. Being properly licensed in your state, if required,

Senior Care: Who in the Family Should Take Charge?

On any given day in America, hundreds of thousands of seniors are being helped with the activities of daily living by paid outside caregivers. In many cases, a family member acts for the senior, leads the caregiver selection process, monitors the care being received by Mom or Dad, and maybe the financially responsible person receiving

Five Top Senior Home Care Concerns

So, you are caring for a senior at home, or close by in Greater Atlanta. Maybe you have help from other family members. Often, you are away from the house, at work, running errands or operating Mom’s taxi. You think you’re doing things the right way but at times you’re not so certain. Is your

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