Why Do Seniors Tend to Deal with Chronic Runny Nose?

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Lots of seniors find themselves suddenly dealing with a chronic runny nose. It’s an embarrassing problem and it can be irritating, too. Rhinitis is the medical term for irritation and inflammation of nasal membranes, which can lead to sneezing, stuffiness, and even a runny nose. Sometimes this condition goes away as quietly as it arrived.…

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Home Remedies That Can Help Seniors Soothe Dry Eyes

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Dry eyes can be painful, itchy, and very uncomfortable. Seniors often develop dry eyes as a result of the medications that they need to take. But dry eyes can also be caused by allergies, dry indoor air, not getting enough sleep, or spending too much time watching screens. Seniors that have chronic dry eyes have…

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Things to Know About Epilepsy on Epilepsy Awareness Day

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Epilepsy Awareness Day, also known as Purple Day, is a day for raising awareness of the facts regarding epilepsy. Epilepsy is a disease where signals in the brain become disturbed, triggering a seizure. These are the facts you should know about the disease and how home care can help your senior manage it. Epilepsy Affects…

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How Personal Care At Home Helps Seniors With ALS

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Seniors who have ALS may think that they can’t spend their remaining years at home because of the side effects. As ALS progresses, the side effects of this disease like weakness in the ankles, feet, and legs, trouble swallowing, trouble gripping things, trouble walking, and cognitive problems will get worse. But with personal care at…

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Five Things Your Senior Needs to Know about Arthritis

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Arthritis is incredibly common in both older and younger people. For your senior, it can be disheartening to find that joints she used to rely on are now in a lot of pain and don’t function the way that they used to. In some advanced cases of arthritis, having help from in-home care providers can…

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5 Ways to Reduce the Risk of Osteoporosis

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Osteoporosis can affect both men and women of all races, but it has a tendency to occur more often in Asian and white women who are past menopause. It is also hereditary so if you have an older relative who had osteoporosis, it’s more likely that your aging parent may either already have it or…

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5 Tips for Helping Your Senior to Live with Atrial Fibrillation

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Atrial fibrillation, or AFib, is a heart condition that causes a fluctuating heartbeat. The blood doesn’t move well through the body because of the abnormal heart rhythm, which can cause a variety of complications like heart failure, stroke, and even blood clots. It’s a serious health condition that brings with it side effects like shortness…

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Managing and Preventing Shingles

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As your elderly family member gets older, you may hear more about something called shingles. But what is shingles and what does your senior need to know about it? The most important thing to know is that shingles is more of a concern for older adults who may have a weakened immune system. People of…

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What Can You Do to Help a Senior Recovering from a Stroke?

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A stroke happens when blood flow in the brain suddenly stops, either briefly or even for minutes at a time. Damage to the brain from a stroke can range from mild to incredibly severe, resulting in difficulty controlling body movement, speech difficulties, and other problems. Here’s what you need to know as your senior recovers…

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6 Ways Home Care Can Make Life Easier for a Senior with Vision Loss

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Vision challenges can make older adults withdraw and shy away from the things that they love to do. That doesn’t have to be daily life for your senior, though. With the help of home care, there are so many things that she can still enjoy doing, even with a little bit of extra assistance here…

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