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    01, 2023

    Categories: Elderly Care

    There’s no time like the present to explore new healthy habits and hobbies that work for your lifestyle. There are many factors that affect your mental and physical health which means there are many different ways to engage and boost your mind and body. To help inspire your plans [...]

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    01, 2023

    Categories: Elderly Care

    Changes in Vision as You Age It’s not uncommon for people to experience changes in vision as they age. Common changes include: Losing the ability to see up close Having trouble distinguishing colors, such as blue from black Needing more time to adjust to shifts in lighting (National Institute [...]

  • 28

    12, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    Individuals and families seek out the help of in-home caregivers for a wide variety of reasons. Whether living with chronic illness, recovering from surgery, or learning new routines to maintain independence while aging, caregivers offer needed relief for many people, young and old. Many times, however, the transition to [...]

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    12, 2022

    Proper preparation is key to minimizing post-operation complications for seniors. Having surgery is a big deal, especially for our older loved ones, who may already be managing mobility or cognition issues. Planning ahead can help eliminate stress and lay the groundwork for a smooth and successful recovery. Join our [...]

  • 22

    11, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    National Diabetes Month 2022 Each year in November, the team at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) comes together to educate individuals and families throughout the country about diabetes. NIDDK has developed invaluable resources covering everything from building better awareness to sharing warning signs [...]

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    11, 2022

    The U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs, commonly referred to as the “VA,” explains that the Veteran population ages 65 or older exceeds 18 million in the U.S.. This group of men and women may have served in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, or the Persian [...]

  • 27

    10, 2022

    The latest data from the CDC shows that every 40 seconds, someone in the United States has a stroke. And what’s worse, someone dies from stroke every 3.5 minutes. The truth is, more than 795,000 Americans have a stroke each year, even though 80% of strokes are preventable. (CDC) [...]

  • 28

    09, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    The Real Dangers of Falling Each year, over 3 million older Americans are treated in emergency departments for injuries related to falls. Of those, 800,000 are hospitalized due to their fall injury, most often from head trauma or hip fractures. (CDC) The facts on falling are staggering: [...]

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    09, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    September is Healthy Aging Month, one of our favorite times of the year! Our care teams work hard to stay up-to-date on all the ways we can help promote the health of our senior clients and we’ve put these resources together for you. Check out key resources for better [...]

  • 24

    08, 2022

    Categories: Elderly Care

    Finding New Ways to Live Better, Feel Better, and Age Better The term self-care has been used a lot lately, but what does it really mean? To many, it can feel a little self-indulgent, but really, self-care means taking care of yourself so that you can be healthy, feel [...]