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How to Help a Family Member Recover from Surgery

Going through surgery can be incredibly difficult and the recovery process often takes weeks or months. Providing emotional and physical support to your loved ones can be tough as they may come home in pain and with reduced mobility. Being prepared in advance of the surgery is key to managing the recovery process, since it […]

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The Importance of Exercise for Physical and Mental Health in Seniors

Everyone knows exercise for physical and mental health is a good idea. Find out how it can make a tremendous impact on the quality of life for senior adults.  While most people know exercise is a crucial component to a healthy lifestyle, you may be surprised to learn just how vital regular exercise is to […]

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Finding Balance as a Caregiver to Older Relatives

Finding balance as a caregiver to elderly relatives isn’t easy. Here are some tips to help you provide care while protecting your health and sanity. Is finding balance as a caregiver to elderly relatives even possible? From managing finances and medications to providing basic care and navigating difficult transitions, being a caregiver can be taxing […]

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How to Have Difficult Conversations with Your Elderly Parents

Are you wondering about the best ways to approach sensitive conversations with elderly parents? These tips can guide you. Having difficult conversations with elderly parents is not anyone’s idea of a good time, but sometimes it’s necessary. As parents age, challenging transitions occur, and it often feels like navigating new territory for adult children who […]

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How to Make Sure You’re Getting the Best In-Home Care

How can you be certain your loved one is getting the best in-home care services possible? Here are the signs pointing to exceptional care you can trust. When you have a loved one in need of quality in-home care services, it’s important find a company you can count on to provide the highest level of […]

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How to Plan for the Future for a Relative with Dementia

If you have a loved one with dementia, it’s important to plan for the future. These tips will help you to prepare for what’s next. When you have a relative with dementia, it can be overwhelming and scary. You may be feeling uncertain about what the future holds. While you can’t control how quickly the […]

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Support is important. Young granddaughter sits beside her grandfather while holding his hand gently and expressing moral support.

When You Should Look for Help with Caring for a Sick Elderly Relative

Find out how to know it’s time to seek help when caring for an elderly relative who is struggling with illness. When you have a sick elderly relative, you may feel like you should try to do it all. After all, it’s your loved one, and it’s easy to let guilt set in if you […]

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Ways to Help Seniors Avoid Falling

It’s possible to create a safe home environment that will help seniors avoid falling. Do you know how to help seniors avoid falling? Many older people live with the fear of falling and for a good reason. At least one-third of senior citizens fall each year, and of those, many will sustain life-altering injuries. Creating […]

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How to Be a Long-Distance Caregiver

Although you live in a different city, it’s still possible to be an amazing long-distance caregiver to your loved one. Did you know that being a long-distance caregiver can be just as effective as someone who lives locally? While it may sadden you to live in another city than your loved one, you can still […]

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Tips to Help Seniors Stay Cool in Hot Weather

Follow these simple tips to help seniors stay cool even when the temperatures rise. It’s important to help seniors stay cool in hot weather. When temperatures rise, older adults have more difficulty adjusting to the heat. Unfortunately, heatstroke and even death may occur as a result of overheating. Summertime is especially dangerous for the elderly. […]

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