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  • Aging • Caregiving • Dementia Dementia Warning Signs

    When You Might Consider Dementia Home Care Near You There are early warning signs of memory-related disease (Alzheimer’s, Dementia, etc.) to watch out for that can provide clues on whether a loved one needs a medical diagnosis.  When dementia or memory issues are involved, the signs can sneak up on families. Unlike a catastrophic event […]

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  • Aging • Caregiving • Dementia Memory Care Near You – Consider In-Home Memory Care

    In the United States, 5.8 million people have Alzheimer’s disease and other types of dementia, and many remain at home, an option that’s been shown to help them stay healthier and happier and live longer, according to Johns Hopkins Medicine. With the right support system in place, in-home memory care can provide safety, comfort and stability for older […]

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  • Aging • Caregiving Our Top Holiday Gifts for Seniors

    Looking for the perfect holiday gifts for seniors in your life?  HouseWorks has put together a list of our top 5 gifts for seniors for the 2022 holiday season. These suggestions can help seniors stay connected with family and friends, engage in activities they love, and provide assistance to seniors with medical or dementia health […]

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  • Aging • Dementia Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

    Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking, and reasoning skills. It’s been estimated that 5.3 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. As of now, it is the only one of the common causes of death that has no cure, effective treatment or prevention. The most common early symptom of Alzheimer’s […]

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  • Aging • Safety Managing the Risk Factors for Stroke

    Although a stroke can come with warning signs, it can be too late by the time you notice. The signs and symptoms can come on rapidly and create terrifying situations. The best thing you can do is understand the risk factors for stroke and how best to manage them. High Blood Pressure – High blood […]

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  • Caregiving Wellness Corner – Tips & Tricks to Help Calm the Nerves

    Ever felt nervous about a work project, a doctor appointment or being late for a meeting? Everyone feels anxious sometimes and the result can be headaches, stomach upset, a racing heartbeat or feeling miserably tense. At times like this, you want to calm down — but how? For ongoing anxiety, learning and practicing yoga and […]

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  • Aging • Safety Staying Safe and Preventing Falls

    Falls account for nearly one-third of all non-fatal injuries in the U.S., according to Injury Facts. For some people, falls result in embarrassment, skinned knees or broken bones. For others, falls can signal the beginning of lifestyle changes – or even lead to death. Every 20 minutes, an older adult dies from a fall, and many more […]

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  • Aging • Safety Summer Safety Tips for Seniors

    Too much heat is not safe for anyone, it can be even risker for the elderly. Elderly people are more prone to heat stress than younger people and may be adversely affected. As we age, our bodies don’t adjust as quickly to sudden changes in temperatures, and various medical conditions and prescription medicines can contribute […]

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  • Aging All The Lonely People – Special Screening

    Wednesday, June 15th 6:30 PM – West Newton CinemaPlease join us for a special screening of All The Lonely People, a new groundbreaking documentary about a handful of people’s stories of resilience, overcoming crippling social isolation and loneliness. Followed by Q&A with Producer Joe Applebaum. Advance ticket purchase required Tickets available on a sliding scale […]

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  • Caregiving • Dementia Consistent Support & Care For Adults With Alzheimer’s Disease

    Alzheimer’s Diseases is a degenerative brain disease. The most common early symptom of Alzheimer’s is trouble remembering new information, according to the Alzheimer’s Association1. As Alzheimer’s advances, symptoms get more severe and include disorientation, confusion, and behavior changes. HouseWorks Caregivers help families provide consistent routines and support for people with Alzheimer’s – at home, where […]

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