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In Home Care Tips: Creating a Safer Home for Your Aging Loved Ones

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In Home Care Tips: Creating a Safer Home for Your Aging Loved Ones

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In Home Care Tips
In Home Care Tips
By Jennifer Thompson, 4:10 pm on February 22, 2021

While your senior ages peacefully and comfortably in their own home, there really isn’t anything more critical than making sure they are safe at all times! If you are ready to help make your loved one’s home safer and more accessible for them, there are several steps you can take. Read through our favorite in-home care tips below and help…

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Senior Walking in a Cold Month
Senior Walking in a Cold Month
By Jennifer Thompson, 2:49 pm on February 4, 2021

In Nashville, Tennessee, we’re not quite safe from the winter season! We endure the colder temperatures, some snowfall, and even ice! This can make it more challenging for seniors to stay active in the winter, but instead, try to embrace the season and look towards new opportunities! Read through our best tips below for seniors to stay active this winter….

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Holding a Loved One's Hand
Holding a Loved One's Hand
By Jennifer Thompson, 11:52 am on January 22, 2021

You probably have a lot of questions and are feeling overwhelmed if you have just learned your senior loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. This is normal and can be a trying time for a family, but it is important to know that there is always hope. To provide the best care possible for your senior during this…

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Senior New Year
Senior New Year
By Jennifer Thompson, 3:48 pm on January 6, 2021

A new year is a chance for a fresh start, and 2021 is no exception. The new year presents seniors with a unique opportunity to create new goals, implement healthier habits, and help them live happier and feel better. The issue is never really making resolutions, but rather it’s seeing them through to completion. So, we’ve come up with five…

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Dementia Care
Dementia Care
By Jennifer Thompson, 11:32 am on December 18, 2020

It can be challenging to watch your senior loved one with dementia struggle to have a conversation. Your senior might even become frustrated with the task. Dementia adversely affects your senior’s ability to focus, think, understand, and respond while carrying on a conversation. However, there are ways you can better communicate with your senior loved one. Read through our advice…

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How to Recognize Mental Health Problems in the Elderly
How to Recognize Mental Health Problems in the Elderly
By Jennifer Thompson, 9:14 am on December 1, 2020

Do you know the signs of mental health illness? If you have a senior loved one in home care, you should absolutely take the time to learn what they are. It is unfortunately very common for seniors to experience mental health issues, like depression and anxiety, and these illnesses often go untreated. Some of the signs can be harder to…

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how to keep seniors safe during severe weather
how to keep seniors safe during severe weather
By Jennifer Thompson, 9:19 am on November 12, 2020

When it comes to natural disasters, no one is immune to the devastating effects that they can have on the residents in the areas where they occur. However, seniors are often significantly more at-risk during severe weather and need the most help getting to safety. Below, read through our tips and learn how you can best protect your loved one…

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By Jennifer Thompson, 1:02 pm on October 30, 2020

For your senior loved one in home care, there is nothing that is too good for them! From compassionate caregivers to excellent home care services, your senior deserves the very best. This should also include their safety while they’re aging comfortably in their own home. The last thing any family wants is for their senior to injure themselves by taking…

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Dementia Care-hca
By Jennifer Thompson, 8:38 pm on October 13, 2020

Do you know how to calm down a senior who has Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia? If you are caring for someone with dementia or even visiting with them, it is wise to be prepared to help calm them down should they become upset. Calming them down and de-escalating the situation will be your main goal. Once they are calm, then…

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By Jennifer Thompson, 2:17 pm on September 28, 2020

Nowadays, it’s not all that common to meet someone who doesn’t own a smartphone or mobile device. For most of us, this technology is just a way of life! However, this isn’t necessarily the case for many older adults in senior care throughout the Nashville area. But it should be! Smartphones and mobile devices provide numerous benefits for seniors and…

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