Caring for a Senior Parent with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease is one of the neurodegenerative conditions that gets worse with time. It affects the person’s balance, flexibility and movement. At this time, around 1,000,000 people throughout the United States and around 10 million people throughout the world have this health disorder. The complex condition also creates many challenges for family caregivers including social … Continue reading

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What Can Your Senior Do at Home to Manage High Blood Pressure?

Keeping high blood pressure under control is essential for your senior, especially if she wants to avoid other health issues like heart disease, stroke, and even kidney disease. Meeting this goal might mean that your elderly family member needs a little bit of extra help on a routine basis. Follow Her Care Plan Thoroughly Once … Continue reading

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Learn All About UTI Symptoms in the Elderly Today

If you ever experienced the symptoms of a urinary tract infection (UTI). You are aware of the various symptoms of burning, itching, and urgency that comes with it. In younger people, a UTI is somewhat easy to notice and treat, However, in older adults, the symptoms can be not as noticeable or also dramatically different … Continue reading

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Six Ways Senior Home Care Helps Your Dad’s Mental Health

Almost 5% of Americans 65 or older have at least one serious mental health disorder. Depression is the most common, but anxiety and bipolar disorder are also at the top of the list. Did you know that senior home care aides can help your dad age at home when he’s experiencing mental health issues?   … Continue reading

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Shows You and Your Mom Can Relate to and Watch Together

You help your mom on a daily basis. Rainy days are harder as you’re unable to go for walks or sit outside, and she likes those breaks. When the weather is keeping you inside, try these shows that both of you will be able to relate to. Gilmore Girls Lorelei (Lauren Graham) had Rory (Alexis … Continue reading

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Answers to Your Questions About In-Home Care

Your dad’s heart attack left him with more care needs than you expected. He needs to have help every day, but you don’t know where to get started. You have many questions and don’t know what to do next. Here are the FAQs regarding in-home care services. How Does Home Care Work? A lot of … Continue reading

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