Category 'Elder Care Mediation'

Getting Healthy Starts Now

Perhaps it’s time to cut back after indulging on holiday sweets or get back to exercise and more sleep. With some honest introspection and consistent determination, taking care of you as a family caregiver will soon be more than a fading New Year’s resolution.

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Holiday Gift Ideas for Seniors

Mom and Dad want to ride in a stock car. Aunt Marianne relishes conversations over gourmet coffee and chocolates. How can you find just-right gifts for these active and less active adults on your holiday list

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Help Prepare a Senior’s Home for Winter

Whether your aging loved one lives in an area with four distinct seasons of the year or in milder temperatures year-round, autumn is the ideal time to winterize the home to protect it against the upcoming snow, rain and the dipping thermometer. Even relatively small steps toward guarding against the elements prove a cost savings in heating bills and exterior wear and tear to the home.

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Help Prevent the Elderly From Falling on Outdoor Surfaces

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that approximately 28-35 percent of people age 65 and over fall each year worldwide. For individuals older than 70, some 32-42 percent fall accounting for 40 percent of all injury related deaths.

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Hiring a Caregiver: Risks and Responsibilities

You and your loved one have decided it’s time to have a little extra help in the home, and you’re looking to hire an in-home caregiver. But do you hire through an agency or hire directly?

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What Do We Do When We Live So Long?

The Senior Boom is officially upon us!

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Documenting Your Family Medical History Is a Gift for Current and Future Generations

When you’re filling out health history forms at the doctor’s office, it’s not always easy to recall all your own medical conditions over the years

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Family Discussions on Caring for Aging Relatives

Summer celebrations and family reunions are a natural time to catch up face to face and take a few minutes to talk about future care for elderly

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Great Food Safety Tips

Here are some great food safety tip

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Easy and Healthy Eating for Seniors

A balanced diet is the key to health and vitality. But what makes up a “balanced” diet? The body’s needs change as it ages, and the nutritional needs of seniors’ bodies are different than when they were younger. Adapting to the body’s changing needs can be a challenge, especially for seniors, who have become used to particular dietary rituals that have worked for them their entire lives.

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