What are the Early Signs of Dementia?

What are the Early Signs of Dementia?

Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease represent a loss of cognitive ability that progressively gets worse over time. However, it is easy to mistake the early signs of dementia with occasional forgetfulness that everyone experiences. For seniors, the warning signs can be deceptive or mistaken for the occasional forgetfulness that many older adults will experience.

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What is Home Infusion Care?

What is Home Infusion Care?

For those who suffer from illnesses, particularly complex diseases that rob them of the ability to eat properly and take medications, home infusion care may be required. Home infusion care is an alternative to taking medications orally. Instead, they are administered through a sterile catheter that is inserted and secured into a vein.

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Caring for a Loved One at Home

Caring for a Loved One at Home

Around the country, millions of seniors have care provided for them in the comfort of their homes. Whether offered by a family member or outside agency or individual, the home care provided allows for seniors to maintain their independent status inside their own residence. While home caregiving is the most popular way to provide for the needs of seniors, there are still guidelines that must be followed if the care is going to be appropriate. Here are a few tips that will help you provide the best home care for your loved one.

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How to Plan Care for Elderly Parents

How to Plan Care for Elderly Parents

There comes a point in the lives of most people where they can no longer function with the same independence as they had before. The aging process robs them of their mobility, sight, and even affects their mental capacity. For their children, the time to act is one often filled with heartache as their once active parents now need assistance. Adding to these issues is the lack of a plan by both parents and their children as to what to do when assistance is required. The good news is that by planning early, you can take much of the emotion out of helping your elderly parents while ensuring they get the care needed.

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Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors

Healthy Eating Tips for Seniors

For seniors looking to spend less time with their doctor and more time feeling better, there are healthy eating tips that will help you stay independent. If you combine eating right with an active lifestyle, you can downplay or even avoid circulatory issues and diseases such as Type 2 Diabetes.

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Home Care for Seniors in New York

Home Care for Seniors in New York

Transitioning from being the one taking care of your children to needing help for your needs can be a difficult one. The idea of leaving your home because you are no longer able to do all things you use to may seem unthinkable, but the good news for most seniors in the New York area is that home care providers is the right answer. Proper home care for seniors in New York is not only desirable, but a practical solution for those who want to stay in their homes.

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Safer Home for Senior

Safety First: Creating a Safer Home for Senior Loved Ones

Your home is a safe haven, and for the millions of older adults who are choosing to age in place at home as opposed to moving into a care facility, homes often need certain modifications in order to remain that way. Due to common limitations that arise as one ages – mobility issues, sight impairment, etc. – living at home can become difficult, even risky. Health problems and side effects from medications can also increase chances of injury in the home when an elderly person is already having a harder time getting around.

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