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The Importance of Exercise for Seniors

As we age, it is easy to fall into the mindset that we should cut back on our physical activity. While the overall image of the elderly is slowly changing into a vibrant sector of the population from the traditional image of frailty, it’s hard for many to adopt the “vibrant, active lifestyle” for their…

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The Importance of Exercise for Seniors

How to Prevent Falls at Home

Whether you just started on your caregiver journey with an elderly parent or you have been caring for them for some time, one of the risks you have likely heard a considerable amount about is fall risk. Each year millions of adults over the age of 65 suffer a fall, and many end up sustaining…

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How to Prevent Falls at Home

What Is Heart Disease?

Living in the United States, most people have likely met someone with heart disease (also known as cardiovascular disease). In fact, the issue is so prevalent, that according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), one out of every four deaths in our country are due to heart disease. Being aware that it’s so common is only…

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Heart Disease

Tips for Handling Medical Emergencies as a Caregiver

When a loved one is diagnosed with a serious medical condition, it’s second nature to want to take care of them. Preparing food, feeding them, fluffing their pillow, and reading to them is carried out with love. However, with illness also comes the possibility of medical emergencies. Would you know how to handle a medical…

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Tips for Handling Medical Emergencies as a Caregiver

What Is an Intellectual Disability

When a loved one is diagnosed with a medical condition, an avalanche of questions rush through your mind. What does the diagnosis mean? How do we treat it? How will it affect the patient’s life? What can we do to make it better? While the term “intellectual disability” may sound self-explanatory to some, the reality…

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Intellectual Disability

Oxygen Therapy for Children and Infants

Some of the worst news a parent can get is a medical diagnosis for their children. With that, the need for oxygen therapy can be worrisome. However, keep in mind that sometimes, oxygen therapy is only needed temporarily. It’s also good to know that it is relatively easy to administer oxygen therapy. Since conditions and…

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Oxygen Therapy for Children and Infants

Tools for Seniors with Arthritis

Home Care Services Naples FL-If your elderly loved one is battling arthritis, finding the right assistive devices can do so much for her. Try a few of these ideas to see if they work properly for her needs.

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Tools for Seniors with Arthritis

Unintentional Weight Loss in Elderly

Unexpected weight loss can be a cause for concern in your elderly loved one. If there’s no reason you can point to, such as a change in diet or a new exercise program, then there could be a medical reason. If your loved one wasn’t overweight to begin with, you need to try to stop…

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Unintentional Weight Loss in Elderly

Successful Caregiver Story: Sherri Friscia

Sonas caregiver Sherri Friscia has an impressive background: She’s worked as a technician for fighter aircrafts for the Air Force and as a surgical nurse. But it’s been her work with Sonas Health Care that has allowed her to fully connect with pediatric patients, something that fulfills her every day. “I’ve been caring for Baby…

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Successful Caregiver Story Sherri Friscia