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Minimizing Falls in the Home

Trips and falls can have serious repercussions for seniors and with that in mind, the focus for the family and the senior himself or herself should be on fall prevention.

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Pets and Seniors

Social isolation is known to lead to depression and that can prompt other physical and emotional issues that can escalate with time. Studies have shown that pets can help alleviate many of these situations by providing companionship and physical activity as well as a very real feeling of being needed and loved.

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Reasons Why a Senior Should Own a Pet

Pets can be a source of comfort for a senior, increase social interaction, and even improve physical activity. Having a pet can also decrease depression and loneliness for a senior.

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Delirium and How It Affects Seniors

Delirium causes a disturbance in mental abilities which can result in reduced awareness of surroundings and confused thinking in a person.

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Parkinson’s, When It’s Time for In-Home Care

Parkinson's disease is one of the most disabling illnesses which can affect your loved one. It affects not only the life of your family member, but also it affects your life.

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Helping Your Senior Stay Connected

While a senior’s opportunities for social engagement may lessen over time, there are several things family members can do to help ensure that their senior loved ones feel connected.

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Food Poisoning and Seniors

When a younger person become ill from food poisoning, most will start to feel better within a couple of days or hours, but a senior may become sick longer.

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Natural Disaster Planning and Seniors

Preparing ahead of time for a disaster is essential, especially if you're a senior. This could especially be a problem if you have mobility issues, chronic health issues, or no family or friends close by.

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Seniors and Arthritis

Arthritis is more than just painful fingers. There are actually seven different types of arthritis with some more severe than others.

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