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How to Protect Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse

Protecting Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse You have likely heard harrowing stories of elderly people being preyed upon in their own homes by unscrupulous caregivers. We are outraged, and rightfully so, by such despicable behavior, especially by those we have entrusted with the sacred task of “caregiving.” The vast majority of private duty caregivers…

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How to Protect Your Loved Ones from Elder Abuse

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

What to Expect at Annual Physical Exams

Are you overdue for your annual physical with your internist or family physician? You are a busy caregiver so the answer is most likely yes. The time you take for yourself is precious and when you are at the doctor’s office it’s important to come prepared and know what to expect. Caregiver’s Guide to Annual…

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What to Expect at Annual Physical Exams

A Matter of Balance – Floridians Fighting Falls

Did you know that 20% of all Senior Adults who fall and experience a broken hip will die from their injury within one year, and 50% will require a cane or walker for the rest of their life? The statistics are sobering, if not downright scary. According to the Centers for Disease Control, a simple…

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A Matter of Balance - Floridians Fighting Falls

How to Love Your Home

Browsing through the store’s home goods section I came across a plaque of a little elf’s cottage stating “I Love My Home” and I was drawn to its simplicity. There are many reasons to love our home, but what happens when radical changes take place? No one wants to think of their home as a…

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How to Love Your Home

Risk Factors for Diabetes

Home Health Care Marco Island FL-November is American Diabetes Month. This is the ideal opportunity for you to learn more about the risk factors for diabetes and what you can do to help your parent reduce their chances of developing the disease if they have these risk factors.

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Diabetes Risk Factors

Most Common Reasons Why Seniors Visit the Emergency Room

Statistics show that individuals over the age of 65 account for nearly 15% to 20% of emergency room visits each year. The reasons for these visits range from injury to heart disease and are becoming more frequent as baby boomers age. For those caring for elderly loved ones or patients, being able to recognize and…

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Most Common Reasons Why Seniors Visit the ER

90-Year-Old Blossom Regains Her Independence With Home Care

After 25 years working as a teacher in New York, Blossom decided it was time to retire and move to Florida, where the winters were milder. A proudly independent woman with a daughter living abroad, Blossom created a new life for herself in Palm Beach, Florida. “It was important to me that until my daughter…

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90-Year-Old Blossom Regains Her Independence With Home Care

Why Seniors Should Reduce Their Sodium Consumption

No matter how long you have been caring for your elderly parent, you have likely heard that helping them to eat a healthy diet is one of the most important things that you can do to protect their body and keep them functioning at the highest level possible as they age. There are many recommendations…

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Why Seniors Should Consume Less Sodium
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