CelestialCare, Author at Celestial Care

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Things to Watch Out for When Seeing Older Family Members for the Holidays

Spending the holidays with elderly family members can be bittersweet as you may notice changes in health, ability and behavior. Here are the things to look for when you are together to help you make the best care plans possible in 2021. Gathering with our older family members is many people’s favorite part of the […]

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Taking Care of Yourself While Acting as Caregiver for a Family Member

When it comes to family, it’s easy to feel like you have to do it all.  Like noone can care for your family members the way you do. Sending a loved one off to a nursing home doesn’t feel right, so you volunteer yourself to handle your older family member’s needs. Millions of people struggle […]

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What to Do After an Older Family Member Falls

Elderly people’s falls can be dangerous and they are a more common occurrence in households than you’d think. The severity of a fall isn’t always obvious right away, so make sure you know the steps to follow if it happens to you or a family member. Falls can lead to minor injuries, but more serious […]

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Caring for Your Older Family Members from Afar

Of the many challenges that the Coronavirus pandemic has brought us, one of the more heartbreaking ones is the fact that it has physically separated many of us from our loved ones. In particular, older people are being isolated from their families in an effort to keep them as safe as possible from a virus […]

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Exercises to Keep Seniors Healthy at Home

Quarantining doesn’t have to mean adopting a sedentary lifestyle. On the contrary, it is now more important than ever to make sure we stay active. Luckily, there are plenty of exercises that people of all ages can do in the comfort of their own home, and that don’t require any gym equipment, a backyard, or […]

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How Do I Know if My Parent Has Dementia?

It’s disturbing to see your parents age. What can be more devastating is seeing them forget your name, daily basic activities, and all sorts of things. If your parents are experiencing memory, thinking, or communication issues, it is possible that they have dementia. Dementia care is necessary if they have symptoms. But to convince your […]

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The Benefits of a Private In-Home Care Nurse

By 2030, people aged 65 years and above will outnumber children in the United States. More older Americans will need support from their family, friends, and healthcare facilities. Many people we talk to are worried about how to support the elderly members of their family. Private in-home nursing can provide an ideal solution. People above […]

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The Importance of Continuing to Wear Masks and Social Distance

Unfortunately, efforts at containing COVID-19 in Arizona have not been as successful as other states. Now that the state has come out of lockdown and allowed many businesses to re-open, we are seeing significant rises in new cases. As new cases continue to rise, it’s becoming more important than ever that people need to wear […]

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Keeping Cool and Hydrated in the Arizona Summer

As another blistering Arizona summer approaches, it’s so important to make sure that everyone stays cool and hydrated as best they can.  This is particularly true for seniors, who are at a highest risk for overheating complications such as dehydration and heat stroke. Wellness for Seniors: Staying Cool While Staying Active in the Arizona Heat […]

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How to Protect Your Older Family Members During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Businesses in Arizona are beginning to open up. Barbershops are allowed to open on May 8th and restaurants are allowed to open on May 11th. But just because businesses have been given the green light doesn’t mean it’s back to business as usual. Everyone running out and congregating in public places at the same time […]

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