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At 98, Glen Doesn’t Have to Miss Anything

Glen Adams entertains, dates, and carries out charity work at the age of 98 with help from Sonas Home Health Care. Having successfully led a Chicago-based plastics company for several decades, Glen decided to enjoy his retirement in a warmer climate, specifically Willoughby Country Club in Florida. “I had over 400 employees with four different…

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At 98, Glen Doesn’t Have to Miss Anything

Tips to Prevent Falls at Home

According to statistics provided by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, thirty-five to forty percent of people over 65 years of age seek medical attention resulting from a fall at least once a year. While fall risks cannot be completely eliminated, a few practical steps can be taken to minimize those risks in the…

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Tips to Prevent Falls at Home

What Is Osteoporosis?

Elderly Care Fort Lauderdale FL-If you’re wondering about your elderly parent’s chances of being diagnosed with osteoporosis, knowing the risk factors and the symptoms that you and your parent’s elderly care providers should look for might help your parent to prevent the disease or at least receive treatment early on.

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What Is Osteoporosis

Early Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease

As your loved ones age, you may begin to notice changes in their behavior. They may call you by the wrong name, have difficulty remembering where they put something, or even struggle with common daily activities. Contrary to popular belief, these occurrences are not always typical of old age. They can be signs of a…

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Early Signs of Alzheimer's Disease

Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

Home Care Boca Raton FL-Prompt medical attention is essential when it comes to managing, treating, and overcoming a heart attack, so being able to recognize the early warning signs is essential to getting your parent the attention that they need as soon as possible.

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Early Warning Signs of a Heart Attack

Alzheimer’s: Dealing with Aggressive Behavior

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s is not an easy task. Oftentimes, he or she may become angry or aggressive toward you as a caregiver. Before you assume the aggression is a result of something you’ve done, understand that there are various causes for these outbreaks and proper ways to respond. Some of these…

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Alzheimer's Dealing with Aggressive Behavior

Early Signs of Parkinson’s Disease

There are many unknowns when it comes to Parkinson’s disease, including the cause and a cure. For the sixty thousand Americans diagnosed each year, one thing is certain – the symptoms will only worsen over time. Fortunately, if diagnosed early enough, many of the symptoms listed below can be managed with medication, therapy, and other…

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Early Signs of Parkinson's Disease

Family Caregiver Questions

It’s easy to ask questions. It’s smart to operate on the “need to know” and finding the answers to your questions is quite rewarding. Is this a new time in your life? Do you need to find a home health care provider either for yourself or your loved one? Research and asking the right questions…

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Family Caregiver Questions

Importance of Structure in a Care Routine for Seniors with Dementia

Creating and implementing an elderly care plan for seniors living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia presents challenges and demands that go beyond those of care plans for seniors not coping with this type of condition. Understanding this allows you to step away from the idea of trying to fit your parents around…

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Importance of Structure in a Care Routine for Seniors with Dementia

Mind Stimulating Activities for Seniors

Just as physical exercise strengthens and trains our bodies, cognitive training and exercise stimulates the brain, helping it grow and develop new connections as we age. The more we challenge the brain (through various forms of mental exercise), the better it is at processing information. As family caregivers, we want to be sure our loved…

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ind Stimulating Activities & Brain Games for Seniors