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When Mom Moves In: Tips For Managing In-Home Care Needs

8 January 2020
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Moving your elderly mom (or dad) into your home can be the simplest solution when they no longer want or need to live on their own. In most cases, this type of arrangement helps to relieve some of the stress on the adult child who is assuming the role of caregiver.  Instead of being torn between the management and care of two households, adult children who opt to include an elderly parent in their own home will be better able to budget their time and provide excellent care for both their own family and their parent. Read More …

4 Tips To Keep Bedsores Away

28 October 2019
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Seniors who have mobility issues, such as those who have recently had a stroke or have broken their hip, as well as those who routinely use a wheelchair are susceptible to bedsores. These skin ulcers happen because of excess pressure on areas of the body where the skin tends to be thinner, such as over the tailbone, hip bones, or elbows. Diabetics and people with decreased circulation are especially prone to developing bedsores. Read More …

Does Your Elderly Parent Need More Care?

28 June 2019
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Many people don't realize that at some point in their lives, they will need someone else to assist them in performing certain basic activities. While this may not be the case for you, it might be for one or both of your parents. As the someone closest to them, it's important that you recognize when your parents are in need of more care, because they may not realize this on their own or they may be reluctant to accept their situation. Read More …

3 Ways In-Home Senior Care Can Bless Your Life

20 January 2019
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Getting older is not for the faint of heart. It can be very difficult for seniors to realize that they are unable to do certain things for themselves. For example, a senior may feel that they are not the best driver; however, telling that to anyone else would be like consigning themselves to be a homebody for the rest of their lives. For this reason, seniors' licenses usually have to be taken away instead of them being offered up. Read More …

Talking About Cognitive Impairment With Your Loved One

30 June 2018
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As the body begins to age, many people experience a decline in their cognitive function. Whether from dementia or Alzheimer's, any type of cognitive decline can be devastating for the patient and his or her family members. It is often the family or in-home caregiver that notices the symptoms of memory decline first. Talking with a loved one about cognitive impairment can be a daunting task, but it's an important one. Read More …