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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…

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…

Home Care: Aiding Dementia Patients

Did you know that a new case of dementia is diagnosed every 3 seconds? According to the World Health Organization, “The total number of new cases of dementia each year worldwide is nearly 10 million.” Chances are you, or someone you, is affected by dementia. Dementia affects memory, language, behavioral, and critical thinking skills that…

5 Essential Tips to Help Seniors Stay Healthy at Home

Health issues can be a problem for many people, especially in the senior years. While you can’t control your genetics or what’s already happened, it’s never too late to get healthy. A little bit of dedicated effort and awareness can make a big difference in your health. Here are some of the essential things to…

Home Safety for Homecare Patients

Most people prefer to live independently for as long as possible. Many seniors still continue to thrive while living at home in their own environments, where they are the most comfortable. However, new concerns begin to arise for people who live alone, especially as they get older or if other health conditions are present. Most…

7 Benefits of Homecare for Alzheimer’s Patients

A home is an important part of an individual’s life. A home is where we feel safe and most at ease. The familiarity of being at home gives one a sense of stability, and for patients with Alzheimer’s disease, this is important. Alzheimer’s affects more than 5 million Americans, and the number continues to grow….

Healthy Living and Alzheimer’s Prevention

Living a healthy lifestyle is important for people of all ages. But for people with Alzheimer’s Disease and dementia, healthy living could be life-changing. Recent studies indicate that leading a brain-healthy lifestyle could actually help improve symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease and slow down the process of deterioration. Here are a few ideas for brain healthy…

Mental & Physical Well-being for Dementia Patients

Everyone has likely heard the term “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind”. This is also true for our loved ones with dementia. It’s imperative to support the body and the mind by choosing healthy foods and ensuring physical activity. Here are a few ways help keep your loved one’s mind and body healthy. Build A Healthy Plate…

Tips for Maintaining Brain Power

Aerobic Activity such as Walking, Running, Swimming, Bicycle Riding In a recent study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association, men in the 71-93 year-old age group who walked less than a quarter-mile per day were almost two times as likely to develop Alzheimer’s Disease or other form of dementia than men who…

Making Memories with an Aging Loved One

Whether your loved one is aging in place at home, living in a senior facility or with you, it’s important to build memories not only to benefit you and your loved one now, but to set aside for their family in years to come. Here are a few ideas for activities with your aging loved…


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