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How to Talk to Your Senior Family Member about Hiring a Caregiver

Thinking about hiring a senior caregiver? Here’s how to get your elderly loved one on board. Hiring a senior caregiver helps the elderly stay independent while also staying safe. Unfortunately, some patients worry it’s a beeline to a senior living facility. Present the discussion in a thoughtful way, and you can get your loved one […]

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Prevent Polypharmacy with these tips

How to Manage Your Medications and Avoid Polypharmacy

What are the best methods for managing medications? Discover the tips you need now. Managing medications becomes more of a challenge as patients get older and face more complex health conditions. A recent surgical patient with an underlying health condition can have six or more prescriptions to keep track of every day. Making sure a […]

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Senior Fall Prevention Checklist

AlgaeCal put together a series of great infographics on Fall Prevention for Seniors. We wanted to share them with you. Top 5 Causes of Falls – An Infographic by the team at AlgaeCal Fall Prevention Checklist – An Infographic by the team at AlgaeCal Click Here to read their full article about how to prevent […]

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How to Tell When the Time is Right to Hire Caregiving Help

Hiring nursing help is an important step for those who cannot afford to become the caregiver for an aging parent or relative. But when is the right time? Most of us accept that seniors will need nursing help at some point in their lives. However, it can be confusing to decide when to hire that […]

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The Stages of Dementia, and the Unique Caregiving Needs for a Dementia Patient

Do you suspect that you are a loved one may have dementia and are you wondering what to do about it? It starts with understanding the stages. Is someone you love exhibiting signs of forgetfulness or memory loss? You may wonder whether they have dementia. The condition poses many challenges for the senior themselves as […]

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The Importance of Hydration for Arizona Seniors

Arizona seniors, like all other elderly people, need to drink lots of water.  But living in the desert makes hydration especially important. Whether you care for Arizona seniors as a career or have just one elderly person for whom you are responsible, or you are a senior yourself, hydration is key. The summer heat in […]

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What to Expect from a Premium In-Home Care Service

When the responsibility of caring for your aging parent falls directly on your shoulders, it’s time to consider the benefits of premium in-home care. Is it time to think about premium in-home care services for your loved one? You’ll be amazed by the high level of care available. The world is a different place than […]

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How to Help a Senior Recovering from Surgery at Home

There are several specific ways you can help a senior recovering from surgery at home. Are you dealing with a senior recovering from surgery at home? If so, you probably already know there’s something quite unsettling about being in the hospital or having a loved one in the hospital. Patients often feel incredibly vulnerable and […]

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How to Choose an In-Home Nurse

The types of questions you need to ask when choosing an in-home nurse don’t have a simple yes or no answer.  Are you wondering how you should go about choosing an in-home nurse? First and foremost, you need to determine whether or not you need a skilled caregiver in your home. It’s not necessary to […]

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memory loss and brain aging due to dementia and alzheimer

How to Be Sure Your Home Nursing Care Provider Understands Memory Care

If your loved one suffers from memory loss, Alzheimer’s or any other form of dementia, be sure your caregiver understands the principles of memory care. Are you seeking home nursing care that specializes in memory care? Experts estimate that one in every ten individuals over the age of 65 has Alzheimer’s and in 2017, a […]

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