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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Keeping Your Loved Ones Safe This Winter

    With cold months upon us and snow in the forecast, it is important to make sure your loved ones are prepared for a safe winter. The winter temperatures can not only create a hazardous environment, but can also pose a threat to mental and physical health. Whether you are worried about your loved ones’ risk […]

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  • Signs Your Loved One Might Need Help at Home

    Here’s what to look for during the holidays These subtle signs are often the first indications of age-related decline. As you visit during the holidays, take note of any unusual changes, including: Weight loss Changes in balance, mobility, mood or memory Untidiness: piles of dirty dishes, laundry, etc. Expired food in the refrigerator or cabinets […]

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  • How to Prepare for a Home Care Medical Emergency

    It is essential to have an emergency plan prepared when providing home care to seniors. As seniors age, they become much more likely to have an accident, and especially if they have a physical disability. Being prepared for a medical emergency and practicing different methods of prevention can help you handle the situation better should […]

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  • Lifestyle Factors That Improve Brain Health

    We all know that taking care of our bodies leads to better physical health, and this becomes increasingly important as we age. But have you also considered your brain health and how to improve that as you grow older, too? Brain health is a crucial factor in staying healthy for seniors, and this can be […]

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  • Tips to Care for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

    It is never easy to learn that a senior loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease. This can be a scary time for families because there are many unknowns and the disease currently has no known cures. Parkinson’s Disease is progressive, and it affects seniors differently. No matter what symptoms your senior may experience, […]

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  • How to Keep Seniors Safe During Severe Weather

    The last few years in America have shown us more unpredictable weather patterns than are becoming increasingly dangerous. If you have a senior loved one living in an area prone to natural disasters, be prepared and have a plan to follow at any given time to move them to safety during an emergency. If your […]

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