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Medication Dangers – How to Keep Your Loved One Safe

For many seniors, taking medication regularly is essential to maintain good health and nutrition. When juggling several medications and multivitamins per day, it can be easy to skip a dose accidentally. If your elderly loved one is taking medication for a…

Choosing Your Perfect Personal Emergency Response System

The world today seems to be all about connection and access — there are more ways than ever to learn the latest news, go shopping, and reach out to people near and far. Although there are times when this ‘right-now’ attitude can…

LSVT® BIG & LOUD, a specialized therapy program that helps patients with neurological disorders walk and talk to their fullest potential

We’ve been told our whole lives to “think big,” but what if that simple statement was the key to treating neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease, multiple sclerosis, and stroke. Often patients with these diseases struggle to use their bodies to…

Keeping You on Your Feet and Engaged in Your Favorite Activities

Mobility becomes increasingly challenging as we age, and as a result, one in three seniors over the age of 65 experiences a fall causing over two million ER visits each year.  Not only does falling pose a risk to our health, but…

Researchers suggest cognitive training to reduce surgery complications

When a senior undergoes coronary bypass surgery, he or she may have a lengthy recovery process ahead. Home health care workers can help with this, and there are also exercises to improve some of the side effects of the surgery.

Caregiver Tips for Managing Continence in Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Changes That Come With Dementia Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia primarily affect the brain, causing difficulties with memory and cognition. But since the brain helps control the body, the changes that come with dementia may result in related physical symptoms…

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As we age, the risk of cognitive diseases such as dementia and Alzheimer’s becomes increasingly relevant.  Dementia symptoms reveal themselves in the form of slowed motor skills, worsened memory, and difficulty speaking, and without intervention, these can progress rapidly.  As a result,…

4 Activities Couples Dealing With Dementia Can Enjoy Together

Millions of men and women in the United States are battling dementia and its associated diseases – Alzheimer’s and vascular dementia being the most common – on a day-to-day basis. The idea of losing precious memories and basic thinking skills…

Home Alteration Projects Help Keep Mom Safe

If your mother has a cognitive disease like dementia, allowing her to stay in a place she recognizes and surrounding her with those she loves can help her feel safe, promote independence and reduce stress. Taking the time to prepare a home…

Education and Support Help to Restore Confidence and Independence

Does this sound familiar? As a devoted daughter, primary caregiver for your parents, working woman, mother, wife… you may wear many hats in life. While you often feel that there are never enough hours in the day, you somehow manage to find the energy…

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