Reasons to Hire a Home Care Service for your Parents

By |2022-04-18T01:39:13+00:00April 16th, 2022|In-Home Senior Care|

Reasons to Hire a Home Care Service for your Parents You may be thinking that your parents aren’t old enough to need any help, or maybe that they are too old to find them the “right” help. As we age, our needs change and it is important to have a caregiver on hand who can [...]

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How Kidney Failure is Linked to Aging

By |2022-04-02T20:56:08+00:00April 2nd, 2022|Health Care|

How Kidney Failure is Linked to Aging  It's no secret that kidney function declines with age. Approximately one-third of all adults aged 75 and older have some degree of chronic kidney disease. However, many seniors may not be aware of the seriousness of this condition or what they can do to prevent it from developing. [...]

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Everyday Problems Seniors Face and How to Address Them

By |2022-07-31T18:44:22+00:00March 20th, 2022|Senior Care|

Everyday Problems Seniors Face and How to Address Them Imagine looking in the mirror and not recognizing your own reflection. The face staring back at you is thin and aged and with deep wrinkles. It's hard to believe that this person is still alive, let alone you! This is what it feels like for many [...]

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Physical Activities : What’s Suited for Seniors

By |2022-03-06T00:26:04+00:00March 5th, 2022|Making Life Better|

Physical Activities : What's Suited for Seniors Physical activity is an important part of a healthy lifestyle at any age, but it’s especially crucial for seniors. As we get older, our bodies change and we may become less active. This lack of activity can lead to health problems such as obesity and heart disease – [...]

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Colon Cancer in Seniors: What you Need to Know

By |2022-02-19T19:25:08+00:00February 19th, 2022|Health Care|

Colon Cancer in Seniors: What you Need to Know Since March is Colon Cancer Awareness Month, we want to provide some helpful information to help prevent it, or at least detect it early to provide the best chance of treatment. Colorectal cancer is the third most common form of cancer in the United States. It [...]

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Caring for the Elderly who are Resistant to Outside Help

By |2022-02-06T19:37:06+00:00February 6th, 2022|In-Home Senior Care|

Resistance to outside care is fairly common among elderly people. It can be difficult for elderly adults to accept the help of others, especially if they previously lived alone or with family members (such as an elderly adult child).  All elderly people who are unable to do things on their own should receive assistance. Resistance [...]

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Living Healthy and Aging Gracefully

By |2022-01-19T01:34:42+00:00January 19th, 2022|Making Life Better|

Living Healthy and Aging Gracefully As the baby boomer generation enters their 60s, 70s and 80s, more individuals are expected to live longer. It is important for these individuals to stay healthy both physically and mentally as they age in place. Living healthily and aging gracefully can mean different things for different people. For some [...]

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What to Know About Lung Cancer in the Elderly

By |2022-01-01T04:00:11+00:00January 1st, 2022|Health Care|

What to know about Lung Cancer in the Elderly Lung cancer is the most common form of cancer in America. The majority of people diagnosed with lung cancer are over the age of 70 years old, and they tend to be more sensitive to the side effects associated with treatment.  While it may seem like [...]

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Downsizing in Retirement: What to Consider Before Making a Decision

By |2021-12-19T00:52:42+00:00December 19th, 2021|Making Life Better|

Downsizing in Retirement: What to Consider Before Making a Decision As we head into a new year, it's often a time for reflection, a fresh start, and new decisions. This is especially true in 2022, considering all we experienced in 2020 and 2021. For example, if you're retired, maybe for the first time, you may [...]

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A Family Caregiver Guide for the Elderly with Diabetes

By |2021-12-27T15:49:12+00:00December 5th, 2021|Senior Care|

A Family Caregiver Guide... to care for an aging family member with diabetes. Diabetes can be a debilitating disease for anyone, but it is especially hard on older adults. Diabetes increases the risk of many other health problems common in older adults such as heart disease and stroke that will lead to serious complications. The [...]

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