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How do I Choose an In-Home Health Agency?

If you’ve never been in positing where you’ve needed to work with a home care services provide to help a parent age in place, you probably have a lot of questions about how to find the best one. In some cases, the process can be as stressful as it is daunting. Below are just a […]
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How Does In-Home Care Work?

If you have an aging parent who needs assistance with bathing, getting dressed and other related tasks in the home, you may want to consider speaking with a home health aide. If this is an option you’re looking to explore, a family home health services representative can tell you more about how home care can […]
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Benefits of Home Health Care for Seniors

Benefits of Home Health Care for Seniors…If you have an aging parent who is having difficulty performing around-the-house tasks on their own, but they’re leaps and bounds away from needing to move into a nursing home, home health care may be an option. Below are some of the ways that a home health aide may […]
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Four Things to Consider When Choosing an Assisted Living Facility

Four Things to Consider When Choosing an Assisted Living Facility…No one looks forward to the day that they’ll need to move an aging parent into an assisted living facility. Yet depending on the needs of your loved one, there may be a time where home care assistance is no longer enough. If you feel this […]
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Benefits of Exercise for Seniors

Benefits of Exercise for Seniors…Everyone can agree that exercise is good for you. Although some people feel that as people get older, they should try to do less, this couldn’t be more wrong. Regular exercise for aging adults and seniors has a number of health benefit, including but not limited to extending lifespan. Fact: Only […]
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Four Important Tips for New Caregivers

Four Important Tips for New Caregivers... Caring for an aging parent can feel overwhelming and it’s natural for new caregivers to feel a bit anxious. One of the most important things you can do at this stage is to be honest about the emotions your feeling, in addition to taking advantages of the resources that are […]
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How Much Exercise Can Increase Brain Functions in Seniors?

A new study published by the Journal of Neurology: Clinical Practice suggests that seniors need 52 hours of exercise over a 6-month period to boost their reasoning skills and the brain’s processing speed.   The study also found that low-intensity exercise, such as walking, can provide these benefits as long as it is carried out for […]
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Caregiving and Alzheimer’s Disease

Caring for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease can be challenging and difficult.  Everyday can bring new challenges and surprises.  Communication can be difficult and issues, such as incontinence, mood swings and hallucinations may become more prevalent over time, making it increasingly difficult to give care. At some point, it may be time to start investigating home […]
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Heat Dangers and the Elderly

Heat is a potentially deadly problem; nearly 400 Americans die from heat waves each year. Most of them are elderly people who often don’t realize when they are overheating and in danger. In Southwest Florida, this especially is a problem as temperatures here can reach very high levels. Combined with high humidity, summertime especially can […]
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Signs that Your Aging Loved One May Need In-Home Help

Needing help at home is something that may not be easy to accept or admit at any age, but for aging loved ones, it may be even more difficult to admit for the aging person as well as their family.  As hard as it may be to realize an elderly parent or loved one needs […]
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