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How Seniors Can Increase Their Circulation

Companion Care at Home - How Seniors Can Increase Their Circulation

Poor circulation is something that a lot of seniors struggle with. Leg injuries, being sedentary, obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and other medical ailments can all contribute to poor circulation. But keeping the blood flowing throughout the body is essential for good health and for maintaining mobility as seniors get older. Having companion care at home services can help the with this condition. Here are some things that seniors can do to improve their circulation like: Move More Everyday Movement is...

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Is It Age-Related Memory Loss Or Something Else?

Homecare - Is It Age-Related Memory Loss Or Something Else?

Aging is an event that is full of change and comes with difficulties and obstacles for you and your senior to overcome. Memory loss is one of the main concerns for seniors and their loved ones which will often times raise the question of whether it is age-related or something else. Age-Related: While it may be upsetting for you and your senior to discover, age-related memory loss is a completely normal part of aging. Common signs of age-related memory loss...

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Celebrating Healthy Aging Month This September

As we age, health becomes more important. Thanks to improvements in medicine and health, we live longer lives now which means it’s even more important than ever before to develop healthy habits as we get older. September is Healthy Aging Month, which was designated in order to focus national attention on the positive aspects of growing older. Healthy Aging Month is not just about establishing healthy habits. It also encourages you to act how you feel — instead of acting...

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Emergency Preparation Tips For Seniors And Their Families

Personal Care at Home - Emergency Preparation Tips For Seniors And Their Families

When an emergency occurs it’s too late to put a plan in place. The time to get ready for an emergency is before it happens. Whether it’s a fire, a natural disaster, or some other type of emergency talking to your senior loved ones now and creating an emergency readiness plan is essential. If your senior loved one has a personal care at home provider talk to that provider about emergency preparedness too. That way in an emergency they can...

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The Benefits of Companionship

Senior Care - Signs to Look for That Indicate It’s Time to Talk About Senior Care with Dad

Healthy living is always important, but it becomes even more so as we get older. Aging is commonly associated with a number of different health complications, from the flu to arthritis. While there are many healthy precautions that senior populations can take, there remains one risk that they should look out for: loneliness. According to a report from the University of Michigan’s National Poll on Healthy Aging, one in three seniors feel lonely and that chronic loneliness can impact seniors’...

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You Are Never Too Old to Get Moving: 3 Exercise Ideas for Seniors

Getting older doesn’t mean you have to slow down. While being active during your younger years can stave off some of the signs of aging, you might find as you get older that certain exercises start to hurt more than they help.  Whether you’re nursing an injury or looking to add some gentler exercises into your workout regimen, these low-impact activities will keep you get fit regardless of your current age: Tai chi. This low impact form of martial arts...

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How Elderly Care Can Help With Stages of Parkinson’s

Elderly Care - How Elderly Care Can Help With Stages of Parkinson’s

Over 10 million people worldwide are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disorder or PD. This disease is more likely in older adults after the age of 50 but not always. 4% of people who are diagnosed are under 50 years older. In the United States, around 60,000 Americans are diagnosed with Parkinson’s every year. It can be a shocking diagnosis, and it may not even seem like anything is wrong with the senior or loved one. There are five stages to Parkinson’s...

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5 Ways to Jump Start Your Brain Health

Did you know that different activities can help you keep your mind sharp as you age? While some of us have been less active than we might like over the past year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there are plenty of fun things we can do to keep your brains healthy, engaged and looking toward the future: Train your brain. Use online programs and other tools focused on helping you strengthen your brain health. There are several different apps and...

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Easy Ways to Keep Your Senior Safe at Home

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There is no place like home, but as our loved ones get older, it is not always safe to keep things the way they are. Deciding whether the home environment is safe for your aging loved one is essential, but there are some simple steps you can take during this process: Fall hazards. Falls are the leading cause of injury for seniors, so one simple way to prevent this is to remove fall risks such as throw rugs, unneeded furniture...

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Senior Care Can Help Stop Unnecessary Risks

Senior Care - Senior Care Can Help Stop Unnecessary Risks

Every day, you sit at work worrying about your parents. Do they forget to take their medications? Did they eat breakfast or skip it because it's too much of a hassle? Does your dad drive even though his eye doctor told him to stop? How do you stop your parents from taking risks as they get older? You can't force them to change their ways, but you and their senior care providers can learn ways to offer a helping hand...

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