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Tips for Building a Wheelchair Ramp

Senior Care Doral FL-As your parent gets older, mobility issues may make it difficult for them to get in and out of their home. This is especially true if there are steps leading to the door. When a senior is confined to a wheelchair, steps can make entering a house impossible.

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Tips for Building a Wheelchair Ramp

How 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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How to Prevent Falls at Home

How to Talk to Your Parents About Needing a Hearing Aid

Experts estimate that there are approximately 48 million people throughout the United States living with hearing loss. Around 30 percent of senior adults over the age of 65 and 60 percent of senior adults over the age of 75 are living with hearing loss. As a family caregiver, this can seem like a staggering statistic,…

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Talking to Seniors About Getting a Hearing Aid

How Online Grocery Shopping Can Improve Distance Caregiving

Being a family caregiver for an elderly adult is difficult and stressful, but this can be even more so when you live at a distance from your elder and are not able to be with them as often as you would like to be. As a distance caregiver, you have to put extra thought, planning,…

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How Online Grocery Shopping Improves Distance Caregiving

How to Organize an Elderly Parent’s Medical Records at Home

One of the many jobs a family caregiver performs is the coordination of medical care. They may keep the calendar for family caregivers, schedule appointments, and handle emergencies. Because of the many things a caregiver does, it’s important to remain organized. This is especially true when it comes to making sure that doctors and other…

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How to Organize Elderly Medical Records at Home

How to Organize a Family Meeting to Talk About Elderly Care

Part of caring for an elderly parent involves coordinating care and making sure family members are all on the same page. Of course, sometimes family dynamics are messy, making for difficult family meetings. In addition, if your parent has had a sudden change in care needs, communication between family members can be even tougher because…

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How to Organize a Family Meeting to Talk About Elderly Care

Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Seniors

Each hurricane season there are approximately six hurricanes. These severe storms can result in extensive damage and put your aging parent at serious risk. Because this and other forms of severe weather can occur very quickly and sometimes with little warning as to their severity, it is extremely important that your elderly loved one is…

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Hurricane Preparedness Tips for Seniors