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Pulled Muscles in Seniors

If you are like many people, some of your New Year’s resolutions revolved around getting more physical activity into your senior care routine with your loved ones. While getting more active is a fantastic way to help your parents lose weight, increase flexibility and range of motion, support better mobility and balance, and improve their…

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Pulled Muscles in Seniors

What Is Shingles?

Much time each year is spent on educating seniors on the importance of receiving flu vaccinations. However, very little time is spent on educating seniors about Shingles. According to The Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1 out of 3 people will develop shingles in their lives with approximately 1 million new cases presented annually. Half…

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What Is Shingles

Lewy Body Dementia

When most people think “LBD,” they think “little black dress.” They think of something fun and cute to go out in, or that Jennifer Aniston wore one on the red carpet. Unfortunately, though, there is another LBD that has some connotations that aren’t so fun and flashy. What Is Lewy Body Dementia? LBD stands for…

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What is Lewy Body Dementia

What is Glaucoma?

Homecare Tampa FL-January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. This is the ideal opportunity for you as a family caregiver to learn about this eye disease and how you can help your parent to reduce the risk that they will develop it and how to care for them properly if it does develop it during their later years.

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What is Glaucoma

Tips for Caregivers of the Elderly

Are you new to taking care of a parent or loved one? Or thinking about it? You’re not alone. Millions of people like you already do it. The National Alliance for Caregiving and the AARP Public Policy Institute estimate that approximately 34 million Americans have provided unpaid care to a person age 50 or older…

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Tips for Caregivers of Elderly

Finding the Right Senior Travel Companion

Among the many lifestyle changes we endure with age is our ability to travel. As we age, travel becomes more difficult and less spontaneous, having to take into consideration the logistics of travel, our health, comfort, and security. By no means should you or a loved one be required to compromise the love and desire…

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Finding the Right Senior Travel Companion

Early Warning Signs and Symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure

Elder Care Lakeland FL-As a family caregiver it is important that you are aware of the risks that your elder parent might face as they get older and are prepared to help them manage those risks throughout their later years. This can help them to avoid serious consequences and complications, improving their overall health, and enabling them to live the quality of life that you know that they desire and deserve.

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Symptoms of Congestive Heart Failure

How to Protect Yourself From the Flu

Kerchoo! “God bless you!” Oh no! It’s that time of year again – the dreaded cold and flu season. How can we protect ourselves? Did you know that you can be contagious for up to two to three days before you experience any symptoms? This makes it hard to protect ourselves and others. 5 Ways…

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How to Protect Yourself From the Flu

What is Huntington’s Disease?

Elder Care Jensen Beach FL-One condition that can be categorized as dementia is Huntington’s disease. This is a fatal disease characterized by the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain.

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What is Huntington's Disease

What Is a Geriatric Care Manager?

Have you or a loved one had a prolonged hospital stay or, perhaps, multiple hospitalizations within a short time period? Do you or your loved one have a medical “team” comprised of a primary care physician and multiple subspecialists requiring appointments every four to eight weeks? Is your medical appointment calendar filling up or your…

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What Is a Geriatric Care Manager