Is Your Dad’s Ability to Age at Home Changing?

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Your dad’s plan has always been to age at home, but his ability to do so seems to be changing. He’s not keeping up with housework, and he doesn’t seem to eat more than snack foods or frozen pizzas. What do you do when his ability to take care of himself is changing? Here are…

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Take a Step on Global Forgiveness Day

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Forgiveness often means letting go of grudges and hurts from the past. It doesn’t mean forgetting that they happened but instead focuses on moving past and away from the anger and resentment that they have caused. If your elderly loved one has some past hurts that she’s been holding onto for decades, it’s not too…

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Four Ways to Improve Your Dad’s Favorite Father’s Day Desserts

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Father’s Day is Sunday! Your dad wants people to make his favorite dishes and desserts from his childhood, but you worry about his nutritional needs. Instead of refusing to treat him to a childhood favorite meal, including dessert, use these four tips to improve the nutrition in his favorite desserts. Use Pureed Dates, Bananas, or…

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Shopping Strategies for Those with Hearing Loss

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When younger, did your loved one always love to go shopping? Maybe she found it a fun hobby or even just a good way to get out, get moving, and explore her community. But now that she has hearing loss, you may have noticed that she doesn’t like to shop as much. She may put…

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How Does Stress Affect Seniors?

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Stress just doesn’t ever go away, even for aging adults. What matters is how seniors deal with their stress, because the effects of too much stress really can be debilitating. Figuring out what is contributing to stress for seniors makes managing the issue a lot easier. Here are some of the ways stress impacts seniors…

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How Do You Help Your Mom Maintain Her Independence?

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Your mom lives alone and that worries you. If she’s sick, no one would know until they visit or she is able to make a call. If she fell, she might go hours or days before anyone knew. But, she wants to age in place and hates the idea of moving. How do you help…

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Five Ways Senior Home Care Addresses ADL Challenges

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Seniors often find themselves approaching a time when they are having more and more trouble with something called ADLs. These are activities of daily living, which are activities that everyone performs on a regular daily basis. Eventually, seniors may find these tasks are just so much more difficult than they used to be. Having help…

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Six Ways Seniors Can Stay Active and Healthy While Aging in Place

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It’s always easier to stay active and healthy if seniors are starting in a position of already trying to do those things. For some seniors, it’s tough to hit those marks without some extra help, and home care providers can be there for them all the way through any obstacles. Paying attention to some of…

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Addressing Mental Health Concerns in Seniors with Companion Care at Home

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Seniors who are trying to stay in their own homes for as long as they can are doing something called aging in place. This means that family caregivers may need to look into all sorts of solutions to ensure that their aging family members are getting all of their needs addressed. Emotional needs are a…

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Some Great Volunteer Ideas for Your Senior

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If your loved one has the desire to fill her time helping others, there are a lot of wonderful organizations out there that would love to have her volunteer. You might need to help with providing rides, so having a home care assistance provider help with driving your loved one to and from her volunteer…

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