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Foods To Keep You Healthy This Winter

Nutritionists say that winter is a terrific time to enjoy healthy foods that are rich in fiber, B-vitamins, minerals, and are good sources of protein. Here is a look at some healthy choices: Legumes Legumes – including kidney, garbanzo, and pinto beans, lentils, and white and black beans – are a healthy and hearty ingredient [...]

By | 2017-12-22T09:35:45+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

Help for the Caregiver

Alzheimer’s disease changes lives. In addition to the more than five million Americans who suffer from it, the disease also changes the lives of the family members who care for them. The family caregiver experiences considerable burden, stress and disruption to her own life. She is at risk for emotional and physical health problems, with [...]

By | 2017-12-22T09:36:07+00:00 December 1st, 2017|

5 Wishes Advanced Health Care Directive

How to Help Seniors Complete the Five Wishes Advanced Healthcare Directive Planning for end of life care is a legal matter. Five Wishes is a simple and legal advanced healthcare directive. Five Wishes is an advanced directive that records an end of life care plan in plain language. It is important to have a plan [...]

By | 2017-10-30T17:12:33+00:00 October 30th, 2017|

October is Healthy Lung Month

October is Healthy Lung Month, a good time to pay attention to those symptoms that could be the first signs of lung disease, including COPD, asthma, emphysema and lung cancer. Knowing the early warning signs can help you receive treatment before the disease becomes serious or even life threatening. If you experience any of the [...]

By | 2017-10-30T17:53:29+00:00 October 5th, 2017|

Home Modifications for Seniors

Helpful Home Modifications for Seniors that Won’t Bust the Budget Use this inexpensive, do-it-yourself home modification checklist to keep your senior safe while they age in place.  Hidden hazards in the home can make seniors’ lives more challenging and put them at greater risk of injury. Inexpensive home modifications can make a difference. Making home [...]

By | 2017-08-31T10:47:22+00:00 August 31st, 2017|

Fall Risks for Seniors: Fall Prevention Provided by the Caregivers

Too many seniors are injured as a result of falls. Fall prevention is a must. Learn what caregivers and seniors can do to reduce the risk of falling. Believe it or not the CDC(cdc.gov) has found that the leading cause of death and injury among older Americans is falling down. For their own safety, caregivers [...]

By | 2017-08-01T16:51:57+00:00 August 1st, 2017|

Stay Healthy This Summer: Tips for Seniors

When the sun is out, so are many seniors. There’s plenty of fun to be had in the summer months but seniors safety is important to caregivers and to help seniors avoid risks from the heat. According to the CDC, around 31% of weather-related deaths in the US are due to heat-related issues. Seniors, especially [...]

By | 2017-07-07T10:05:25+00:00 July 7th, 2017|

Managing Your Care When Caring for Others

Caregivers who care for individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia should manage their stress to prevent burnout and keep their caregiving optimism high What is Dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease? Dementia is an umbrella term for memory loss and other mental abilities that are severe enough to interfere with daily life. It is caused by physical changes [...]

By | 2017-06-12T09:52:09+00:00 June 12th, 2017|

The Ultimate Guide To Live-In Home Care

If given the chance, most seniors would prefer to live out their elder years right where they live and have lived for years, at home. Unfortunately, for some that option gets more difficult with each passing year. Forgetfulness, chronic illness, and frailty can compromise anyone's independence, making living alone something your loved one just can't [...]

By | 2015-09-14T19:36:28+00:00 December 15th, 2015|

The Ultimate Guide To Elderly Home Care Services

You knew it would happen sooner or later. Your elderly parent is not doing well at home on their own anymore. You worry when they are there all alone. Even having a neighbor pop in now and then doesn’t ease your mind. There are options, but you’re not sure which way to turn. Elderly home [...]

By | 2015-12-21T04:15:25+00:00 November 17th, 2015|