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Healthy Aging for the Brain

You’ve likely heard the phrase, “Use it or lose it” in a number of situations. Did you know: this very same phrase may also apply to your mental abilities? A study conducted by Dr. Merzenich, professor emeritus at the University of California, explains this theory in relation to the brain: “The brain changes physically, functionally…

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Healthy Aging for the Brain

Benefits of Multigenerational Care

The landscape of the American population is changing. A nation that used to be dominated by very young people, an ever-declining birthrate along with longer life expectancies makes it so the average age of Americans is increasing and there are more elderly people now than ever before. Many families are taking advantage of this longer…

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Benefits of Multigenerational Care

Best Phone Features for the Visually Impaired

Home Care Doral FL-When a loved one can’t see well, everyday activities like placing a phone call become much more difficult. Finding the right phone for a loved one with vision problems can involve just looking for the right features.

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Best Phone Features for the Visually Impaired

Medication Reminder Tips

Independence is an important concept in elder care. Sometimes, however, the need to keep your parents safe and healthy must supersede their need to live completely independently. One of these times is when it comes to medication compliance. Regardless of the type of medication that your elderly loved ones take, or the reasons for taking…

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Medication Reminder Tips

Bathing, Dressing, & Grooming Tips for Family Caregivers

Throughout childhood, our parents provided us with the love, care, and resources necessary to keep us healthy and strong. At some point in our lives, these roles will reverse and many of us will be faced with the challenges (and rewards) of caring for aging parents. Unfortunately, the more dependent they become on others to…

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Bathing, Dressing, & Grooming Tips for Family Caregivers

How to Reduce Fall Risk for Seniors With Arthritis

Arthritis affects a large percentage of the population of the United States, including nearly 50 percent of senior adults aged 65 and older. This condition can influence your parent’s functioning and quality of life in a wide variety of ways, but one in particular is increasing the chances that they will suffer a fall. This…

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How to Reduce Fall Risk for Seniors With Arthritis

How to Ease Caregiver Stress While Caring for a Senior With Cancer

One thing you likely expected to encounter when you decide to become a family caregiver for your elderly parent was stress. Those who care for senior family members are far more likely to not only experience stress, but also to suffer potentially serious consequences as a result of this stress. This stress can be even…

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How to Ease Caregiver Stress While Caring for a Senior With Cancer

How to Help Seniors Make Decisions

Home Care Services Boca Raton FL-One of your most important priorities as a family caregiver providint home care services is to help your aging loved one maintain better mental and emotional health throughout their later years.

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How to Help Seniors Make Decisions

How to Protect Seniors from Scams and Identity Theft

Identity theft can have a devastating impact on your elder parent’s life. With identity theft a criminal can take your elder parent’s personal or financial information and use it for their own gain. This might mean clearing out their bank accounts, taking out credit cards or loans in their name, filing fraudulent insurance claims, seeking…

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How to Protect Seniors from Scams and Identity Theft