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How to Know if your Aging Parent Needs Home Care

How to Know if your Aging Parent Needs Help at Home How will you know when your aging parents need help at home? One thing is certain: your parents are not likely to be the ones who tell you they need a helping hand! Admitting the need for help and accepting assistance are not easy for people as they age. [...]

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Why Is a Healthy Lifestyle So Important, Especially In Old Age?

Why Is a Healthy Lifestyle So Important, Especially In Old Age? We are living longer and longer these days. There is a connection between a healthy lifestyle, both physically and mentally, to ensure life quality. There are various ways to improve your health through a nutritious diet, exercise and more, even well into old age. How is it Different as [...]

By |March 18th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Why Is a Healthy Lifestyle So Important, Especially In Old Age?

Laughter, it keeps you young!

Laughter… it keeps you young! What's so funny about getting old? Aging is an issue that creates disso­nance in most of us. Popular humor in birthday cards tells us that the passing of another year means we are getting wrinkly, unattractive, and incontinent. It's so important to laugh at ourselves and the inevitable. A 90-year-old man was getting a pre-marital [...]

By |March 2nd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Laughter, it keeps you young!

Early Warning Signs that a Caregiver is Needed

Early Warning Signs that an In-Home Caregiver is Needed Several early warning signs can help you determine whether or not an in-home caregiver is needed for your parent or loved one. Take note of any of the following behaviors: Falls: Are you or your loved one having more falls in the home? Accidents such as falling or tripping? In-home care could [...]

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Crisis Management

Crisis Management By Jaimee Friedlander Crises come in all shapes and sizes and we will all experience one at some point in our life. As we age or help care for aging loved ones, we will inevitably face an unexpected crisis. This can result from an illness like a stroke, an injury like a broken hip or disagreement amongst family [...]

By |January 6th, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Crisis Management

Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19 with Your Senior

Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19 with Your Senior Juggling the needs of seniors during the holidays can be tough, especially as the COVID-19 pandemic worsens. Try and do what you can to help your aging loved one feel involved and get into the holiday spirit without creating stress for yourself or risking anyone’s health. Here are some ideas for making [...]

By |December 14th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Celebrating the Holidays During COVID-19 with Your Senior