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Why Vitamin D is Important for Seniors
Why Vitamin D is Important for Seniors
By Jennifer Thompson, 3:41 pm on July 22, 2021

As we get older, maintaining high levels of vitamin D in our system grows in importance. While this is common knowledge, not everyone knows exactly why this is the case. As the provider of senior care for a loved one, here are a few things you should know about vitamin D. The Dangers of Vitamin D Deficiency Vitamin D plays…

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How Music Can Support Mental Health in Aging
How Music Can Support Mental Health in Aging
By Jennifer Thompson, 2:49 pm on July 9, 2021

Practically nothing is as universally beloved throughout the world as music. Music has the unique ability to make us excited, calm, happy, or sad. These attributes can be especially important to us as we age. Whether you’re a senior yourself or are the provider of in home care for a family member, here are some ways you can take advantage…

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Summer Home Care
Summer Home Care
By Jennifer Thompson, 1:53 pm on June 24, 2021

It’s no surprise to most people, that winterizing your home is necessary to protect it as cold weather arrives. What’s under-appreciated, however, is the importance of protecting your home from heat during the summer. In fact, among all weather-related illnesses that can occur, perhaps none are as deadly as those associated with the summer such as heat exhaustion and heatstroke….

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Caregiver Stress Relief
Caregiver Stress Relief
By Jennifer Thompson, 2:50 pm on June 11, 2021

We might not be crazy about it, but stress exists for a reason. When we find ourselves in a dangerous situation, our bodies create stress hormones such as adrenaline, norepinephrine, and cortisol to help us get out of trouble. We mostly find ourselves stressed out over day-to-day problems, and this can result in health issues such as insomnia, headaches, and…

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Senior Care
Senior Care
By Jennifer Thompson, 12:35 pm on May 20, 2021

Caring for an elderly family member such as a parent is one of the most challenging things we may have to do in our lives. For many people caught in this situation, they feel like they have to go it alone. If you need assistance providing senior care for a loved one, you should know that it’s important that you…

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Senior Care Spring Activities
Senior Care Spring Activities
By Jennifer Thompson, 11:13 am on May 7, 2021

Spring has arrived! It’s hard to believe, but it’s true! After months of being hold up in a cold house, the time has come to get out of the house and be with nature and friends. Unfortunately, jumping into spring can be a bit more difficult for the elderly. If you’re providing senior care for a loved one, here are…

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Preparing for a medical emergency
Preparing for a medical emergency
By Jennifer Thompson, 1:13 pm on April 30, 2021

Whether you are a senior or a caregiver taking care of a senior, it is essential to always be prepared for a medical emergency. Since seniors become further at risk of an accident as they age it is important to be proactive when it comes to planning. You could save a senior’s life by having a plan ready during an emergency….

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Senior Care Exercises At Home
Senior Care Exercises At Home
By Jennifer Thompson, 1:25 pm on March 24, 2021

While the pandemic continues on, many gym memberships remain on pause. But that’s okay! For seniors, there are plenty of alternative ways to stay active right from home. We’re sharing some of our favorite simple at-home exercises below. Stretch It Out Whether you stretch before or after your workout (or both), this is a key component of your workout! Stretching…

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Seniors Playing Chess
Seniors Playing Chess
By Jennifer Thompson, 11:59 am on March 4, 2021

Sometimes it is easy to forget about all the different lifestyle factors that have an impact on overall health as we age. We tend to forget about keeping our brains healthy, but our physical health is a top priority. As a senior, boosting your brain health is equally as important! Take a look below where we’re sharing the top factors…

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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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