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2020-09-17

5 Tips for a Healthy Heart


Older adult Americans have heard many warnings about the dangers we face in 2020: pandemics, environmental changes, toxic chemicals, and so on. While these may all be legitimate concerns, the greater reality is that the number one threat to all Americans’ health remains the same: heart disease. September 29th is World Heart Health Day, a…

2020-09-17

Fall Prevention Tips for Home Care Patients


If you are a Medicare patient, you know the drill. As soon as you sit down with your health care provider, you are asked a familiar series of questions. One of the first is always, “Have you had a fall in the last six months?”. There are good reasons why this question gets asked. The…

2020-08-07

Caregivers: 5 Activities to do with your Senior loved one


I’m sure everyone has heard it many times: Staying active is beneficial to everyone, both young and old. And the health benefits associated with being active become more critical as we age. Staying physically and mentally active help seniors maintain their independence as they get older. Check out these five activities to keep your senior…

2020-08-07

Heat-Related Illness & Ways to Keep Seniors Safe


Exposure to too much heat is unhealthy for people of any age, but it is especially dangerous for those who are older or have underlying health issues. Quickly getting out of intense heat is essential if a senior is experiencing any sort of heat-related illness, below we’ll look at some warning signs to watch out…

2020-07-02

How to Reduce Falls During COVID-19


The COVID-19 pandemic has created a tremendous number of challenges. One of them is the need for millions of people to remain at home. Seniors, who are especially vulnerable to the virus, find themselves in a particularly tricky situation. They have to stay at home to protect their health, and yet they need to be…

2020-07-02

Parents Day: Warning Signs to Look For


This year Parent’s Day falls on Sunday, July 26th. However, we think parents should be honored every day, not just once a year. And for many of us, it’s hard to admit that these important loved ones are getting older. They, too, may not want to admit how many things they once did for themselves…

2020-06-18

Home Safety for Seniors During a Pandemic


The outbreak of COVID-19 is making everyone feel at least a little bit anxious. But this virus, now a pandemic, is both widespread and highly contagious. Seniors are at the highest risk of catching the virus and developing severe complications from it. However, there’s a lot you can do to protect seniors who are staying…

2020-06-18

Father’s Day – 6 Activities Senior Dads Can Enjoy


With Father’s Day coming up on June 21st this year, many of you are wondering what you can do with your Dad that he will enjoy. No matter what phase of life your Dad is in, there are plenty of things you can do to make the most of this day. Here are six ideas…

2020-05-13

COVID-19: How to Engage with Seniors


Caregiving goes beyond medical care. Kind-hearted and compassionate caregivers make sure that your loved one stays social and active even during these challenging times. Isolation and stress can lead to disinterest in daily activities, depression, and loss of cognitive ability. But, with the help of caregivers, seniors can stay healthy and engaged from home. Here…

2020-05-13

Reduce the Stress of COVID-19


It can be challenging to manage stress during times of uncertainty and families are facing new challenges as they learn to deal with the realities of social distancing and our new normal. Current circumstances can be particularly difficult for the elderly and those with preexisting health conditions who are at a higher risk of suffering…

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