How Seniors Can Prevent Skin Infections

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As seniors get older, their skin becomes thinner and more delicate. Seniors are more susceptible to skin infections because of the way that skin naturally changes with age. When skin infections go unnoticed or untreated they can cause serious health problems for seniors. Sometimes severe infections even require that seniors be hospitalized. There are a…

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Healthy Breakfast Ideas For Seniors

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Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. And too often seniors skip it because they don’t feel like making a meal or because they are struggling to get going in the morning. Home care can help seniors with meals, including breakfast. Seniors who aren’t eating enough benefit from having a home care provider…

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The Steps to Follow When Setting Up for Your Dad’s Bath Day

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Daily showers or baths are unnecessary in older adults. Aging skin tends to be drier and also thins out. Too many showers, especially with harsher shower gels and bar soap, can dry the skin even more. Unless your dad is particularly sweaty, it’s okay to set one morning aside for a bath. When it is…

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4 Unexpected Benefits Of Walking For Seniors

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All seniors should be getting as much movement as they can during the day. It’s strongly recommended that seniors get at least 20 minutes of activity most days of the week. Walking is one of the preferred ways for seniors to get activity because it’s easy to do for most people and doesn’t require additional…

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What Senior-Specific Oral Care Concerns are There?

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One out of five older adults aged 65 or older has at least one untreated cavity. Two out of three have gum disease, and almost 20% of adults 65 or older have lost all of their teeth. The best way to protect your mom’s teeth is by making sure her oral care routine is well…

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How Can Elder Care Help Seniors Meal Plan Using Frozen Foods?

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One of the ways that seniors often find their lives changing as they age in place is that they start to have more difficulty cooking meals. They might start to rely on unhealthy options for eating, like fast food or convenience foods that don’t have a lot of nutritional value to them. Family caregivers who…

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Meal Planning Tips For Seniors

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For seniors that have trouble shopping or just don’t like doing it, meal planning is a great way to cut down on trips to the store. With home care assistance to help with things like chopping, cleaning vegetables, and portioning food seniors can prepare many of their meals in advance so that they don’t have…

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Signs Your Senior Parent Needs An Eye Exam

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August is National Eye Exam Month! Has it been over a year since your senior parent had an eye exam? If so now is a fantastic time to get an eye appointment scheduled for them or take them to get an eye exam. If your senior loved one has been having trouble with their eyes…

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Tips For Making The Most Nutritious Shakes For Seniors

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March is National Nutrition Month and since many seniors struggle to get the right amount of vitamins and minerals they need, it’s a great time to look for ways to help seniors manage their nutrition. Nutritional shakes and bars are a very effective way for seniors who are not eating enough to get the full…

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