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Continued Mobility and Retraining the Brain

Decreased mobility due to aging is reversible. Studies show that we typically lose 8 percent or more muscle mass every ten years after the age of 40, and muscle mass gives you strength, which is important when it comes to mobility. Many specialists have made it the focus of their careers to study the benefits […]
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Three Activities to Help Alzheimer’s Patients

Alzheimer’s is one of life’s most devastating diseases. It’s estimated that just over 5.4 million Americans suffer in some way from Alzheimer’s, which involves a steady degradation of a person’s physical and mental capacity. There is no cure, and treatment can’t stop or reverse the disease. All caregivers can do is work to keep the […]
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Flu Season Is Coming – Are You Ready?

Say no way to the flu! Don’t catch it-Don’t spread it! We have all felt it! It starts with a twitch, then perhaps a prickle which now turned in to an itch. Achoo!  Or you hear them, the coughers, and the sneezers and blowers. As we are aware, avoiding the flu is not a small […]
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Caring for Older Loved Ones When You’re Far Away

Long Distance Caregiving When suddenly faced with caring for a loved one when you live many miles away, it can be overwhelming and worrisome. Whether it’s your parents, grandparents or a loved one that is in need of in-home care or simply in need of some extra attention to support an independent lifestyle, it’s hard […]
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Top 10 Tips for Fall Prevention at Home

According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 1 in 3 older adults fall each year, causing moderate to severe injuries, such as hip fractures and head traumas. Falls are the leading cause of
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You Can Choose Your Home Health Care Provider

There are times you may find yourself in need of home health care, whether it’s after a hospitalization or because your doctor recommends it.  In either of these cases, the doctor who decides you need home health care will write an order for you. It is important to know that you have the freedom to […]
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Caregivers Need Rest and Care, Too

All of us have been in a caregiver role at some point in our lives and many of us are currently caring for their children, family and aging parents. These generous individuals are usually thinking of others before themselves. While being a caregiver can be critical for many families, it is very important that we are taking good […]
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