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Four Ways Your Senior’s Health Could Determine Her Ability to Keep Driving

Elder Care - Four Ways Your Senior’s Health Could Determine Her Ability to Keep Driving

If your elderly family member wants to keep driving, paying closer attention to what’s going on with her health could be the ticket. Your senior may still have options, even if her health is keeping her from being as safe as she could be behind the wheel. Chronic Health Concerns Are Getting Worse The worst part about managing chronic health conditions is that when they’re ignored, they can get worse. They also have a bigger impact on other activities, like...

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Most Common Vascular Dementia Risk Factors

Home Health Care - Most Common Vascular Dementia Risk Factors

Vascular means anything that has to do with the body’s vessels (most commonly the blood vessels). Vascular dementia is a condition that many elderly people get. It is a condition where the brain’s arteries or blood vessels in the body become damaged. There isn’t enough blood flow to keep the cells alive. The brain becomes very vulnerable to the damage. If someone’s brain cells don’t get enough oxygen for a certain length of time, they die off. This can cause...

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EP 56: Senior Care Industry Netcast with Terri Murphy, Co-Owner of Hope Senior Home Care, Bloomfield Hills/Grosse Pointe, MI

Terri Murphy, Owner, Hope Senior Home Care Grosse Pointe Michigan

Terri, thank you so much for being on our show! Your passion for seniors and for your community is so amazing! - Valerie V Episode 56 of the Senior Care Industry Netcast is LIVE! We were fortunate enough to have Terri Murphy, Co-Owner of Hope Senior Home Care, https://hopeseniorhomecare.com/, the show, and she offered some great insight and #advice for other #seniorcare and #healthcare providers. [embed]https://youtu.be/WleuedKT5_I[/embed] About This Episode: Terri Murphy, President Ensuring quality care for those in need has been...

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Five Ways to Celebrate Your Parents Unique Traits

Home Care - Five Ways to Celebrate Your Parents Unique Traits

Celebrate October 1st's International Day of Older Persons by celebrating your parents' unique traits. While it can be easy to get caught up in work, social activities, and daily routines, you need to find ways to spend time with your parents. Here are five ways to celebrate them while also enjoying quality time together. Plan a Themed Staycation Going on a vacation together may not be in the cards, but why not use your parents' traits to plan a themed-staycation?...

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Four Tips for Helping Your Senior Part with Things

Senior Care - Four Tips for Helping Your Senior Part with Things

Your senior’s belongings can get complicated, especially if there are so many of them that they’ve become clutter in her home. Clutter can be a safety concern, so that may require you and your senior to have some difficult talks and to make some tough decisions. Take a Memento of Some Sort One reason so many belongings can find a home with your senior is that they’ve been collected over time. Each item may have sentimental connections to someone your...

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Tips for Helping Your Elderly Loved One Reduce Allergy Symptoms

Home Care Services - Tips for Helping Your Elderly Loved One Reduce Allergy Symptoms

Do you have an elderly loved one you are caring for? Do they have allergies? Millions of people suffer from allergies and may have mild to severe symptoms. If your elderly loved one is congested, sneezing, and/or has a runny nose all because of their allergies, it is important to do all that you can to help them manage their allergies. Replacing the HVAC System Air Filters One of the tips for reducing your loved one’s allergy symptoms is by...

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How Elderly Care Can Keep Seniors Safer in the Kitchen

Elderly Care - How Elderly Care Can Keep Seniors Safer in the Kitchen

Because of changes to physical or cognitive abilities, some older adults are at risk of injuring themselves at home. One place where injuries commonly happen is in the kitchen. After all, it’s full of sharp cooking tools, a hot stove, and has a floor that is usually a smooth, slippery surface. The combination of these factors gives family caregivers good reason to worry. However, when elderly care is involved, there is far less reason to worry. There are many things...

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Are Your Mom’s Sleep Patterns Normal?

Homecare - Are Your Mom's Sleep Patterns Normal?

Your mom likes to nap in the afternoon. She's often up late in the morning and goes to bed later at night. How normal is this? Men and women do find their sleep patterns change as they age. It's harder to fall asleep and stay asleep. While it's ideal to get eight hours of sleep each night, older adults may find seven hours become the norm. When they wake, it can seem like it happens all at once and is...

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Is Your Elderly Loved One Bedridden? Here is How You Can Help.

Elder Care - Is Your Elderly Loved One Bedridden? Here is How You Can Help.

There might come a time when your elderly loved one needs to be confined to a bed. This is often referred to as bedridden. Elder care providers can offer assistance to family caregivers who need to care for their bedridden elderly loved one. Don’t hesitate to ask for help if you need it. In addition, you can find some important information here today that will help you care for your elderly loved one, as well. Patient Care for Your Bedridden...

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Music and Art Therapy Could Help Your Elderly Loved One

Caregiver - Music and Art Therapy Could Help Your Elderly Loved One

There are many things that can help elderly adults. Two of the things that studies and research have shown can help elderly adults are music and art therapy. These two types of therapy can help elderly adults in so many ways. They can improve mood, slow down the progression of memory loss, increase happiness, and so much more. If you want to offer your elderly loved one these benefits, you and their caregivers can work together to get them into...

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