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Home Security Tips to Keep Seniors Safe
Home Security Tips to Keep Seniors Safe
By Jennifer Thompson, 1:38 pm on September 24, 2021

As more seniors prefer to age in place in their own homes, many family members are concerned about their loved one’s health and safety: What if there’s a fire, flood, or carbon monoxide leak? What if Mom falls? What happens if Dad has a heart attack or a stroke? What if a break-in attempt is made? Adult children, especially those who…

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Preparing for Each Stage of Alzheimer's
Preparing for Each Stage of Alzheimer's
By Jennifer Thompson, 2:55 pm on September 15, 2021

If your loved one has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, it’s important to pay attention to their symptoms and to act if it seems like their cognitive function has worsened. Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease that progresses over time. That means seniors who have Alzheimer’s need a unique level of care as their cognitive decline increases. Although everyone experiences Alzheimer’s…

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In Home Care
In Home Care
By Jennifer Thompson, 1:58 pm on August 27, 2021

Is a senior loved one struggling with essential indoor tasks and chores? If maintaining a clean house, for example, becomes too difficult for them, their home may become cluttered, uncomfortable, and even unsafe. Seniors sometimes need extra assistance with keeping their homes tidy. As older adults age, their muscles often become weaker, and joints become more painful. Physical limitations may…

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24 Hour Home Care
24 Hour Home Care
By Jennifer Thompson, 1:38 pm on August 13, 2021

Seniors who have chronic health conditions or physical and emotional limitations may require round-the-clock care at home, but providing the constant care that they require can be difficult for families to manage. Why Choose 24-Hour Home Care? With 24-hour home care, seniors can maintain their independence while receiving round-the-clock assistance from caregivers in the comfort of their own homes. That…

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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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