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Caregiver Resource Articles2018-03-06T11:01:53+00:00

How Dehydration Can Damage Seniors’ Health

July 16th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Especially during the summer months, dehydration is a common condition in seniors that can lead to serious health issues if not properly handled.  Whether you are considering your own health or taking care of a loved one, getting informed about dehydration will help you better manage the condition.   [...]

What is the Difference Between Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease?

June 28th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Dementia and Alzheimer ’s are often used interchangeably. However, these two are not the same. While dementia is an overall term to describe symptoms that affect daily activities including performance, memory and the ability to communicate properly, Alzheimer’s is a type of dementia which mainly impacts thought, language and [...]

Top Reasons Why Vitamin D is a Must for Seniors

June 13th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Vitamin D is an important nutrient that is involved in various metabolic activities in the body. From bone strength to cognitive functions, Vitamin D plays a critical role in the healthy functioning of body systems. Unfortunately, some people, especially seniors, aren’t getting enough due to aging-associated body changes and [...]

Why do seniors fall? How can you prevent it?

May 24th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

From slippery floors to electric cords lying around, many items can trip a senior in the home. One-third of seniors in the US fall each year with many ending up in ER for bone fractures and other injuries. Repeated falling can even make seniors develop a fear of falling. [...]

How can you or your loved one protect themselves from scams?

April 26th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Scammers target seniors more than others often times because of their polite and trusting nature. Coupled with the fact that seniors can have a significant amount of savings and are less aware of the risks associated with rapidly evolving technologies. Having knowledge of scammers and how they operate, can [...]

Low-Impact Cardio Vascular Exercises For Seniors

April 12th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

One of the most important things caregivers can do to help their loved ones stay healthy is to keep them active. Exercising their mind, body, and spirit regularly can not only prevent a decline in your loved one’s health but also help them thrive in their later years. Depending on [...]

Nursing Homes Vs. In Home Care- The Pros and Cons

February 20th, 2018|Categories: Elderly Care|

Put your loved one in a home – their own “When I get old, you’ll just put me in a home somewhere.” When you’re young, this statement sometimes gets thrown around as the punchline of a joke. As you age, it’s not quite as funny. And, once you reach [...]

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