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  • 10 Tips for Helping Seniors with Personal Hygiene 10 Tips for Helping Seniors with Personal Hygiene As we age, routine tasks become more difficult. For many seniors, good personal hygiene can be especially challenging and may require some assistance. If you notice it becoming a problem, it’s best to address the issue right away to avoid potential health problems that can ... Read More
  • How to Determine When a Pet Has Become Too Much for Seniors How to Determine When a Pet Has Become Too Much for Seniors One of the difficult parts of pet ownership is knowing when to let go. If your senior parent has a pet, they are most likely very attached. The emotional bond between seniors and their pets can be a very powerful one, so navigating this subject can be tricky. If you feel the ... Read More
  • Checklist for Hiring Senior Home Health Care Checklist for Hiring Senior Home Health Care With more and more baby boomers growing older, the time has come for many of them to begin thinking about senior care. Most people want to remain in the comfort of their home, sleeping in their own bed for as long as they can. Nobody wants to think of being in a senior care ... Read More
  • 5 Tips for Helping Seniors Accept In-Home Care 5 Tips for Helping Seniors Accept In-Home Care Do you have a senior loved one who adamantly refuses the idea of having someone come into the home to provide care? This is a difficult spot to find yourself in, as you no doubt need a break from the ongoing task of caretaking. It is often very difficult for older adults to ... Read More
  • Recognizing Depression in the Elderly Recognizing Depression in the Elderly Did you know that a fourth of people who are retirement age report symptoms of depression? Studies show that when our elderly population visits their doctor for routine physical concerns, the issue of depression often comes up. When depression goes untreated, it can cause ... Read More
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