The Benefits of Cooking for Seniors

The Benefits of Cooking for Seniors

The more seniors can stay active, the healthier they will be during their golden years. One of the simplest, yet most engaging activities for seniors is the planning and preparation of meals. You don’t have to be a master chef to help seniors in creating simple, delicious meals that not only provide excellent nutrition, but also keep them engaged and happy. The benefits of cooking for seniors are considerable and should be a part of their daily activities.

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Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

Preparing Your Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s

When bringing a loved one who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease into your home, you will need to make some basic changes to the interior and exterior that will limit accidents from occurring. This is because those with the disease will require 24/7 care and removing all potential injury-causing obstacles will help make your job much easier.

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How Animals Can Help People with Dementia

How Animals Can Help People with Dementia

In addition to becoming a member of the family, pets provide many benefits such as reducing stress, stabilizing blood pressure, and having another heartbeat in the house. In addition to improving emotional and physical health, pets can also help people with dementia lead happier, healthier lives.

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What is Senior Companion Care?

What is Senior Companion Care?

For many seniors, nursing homes and assisted living centers are not seen as desirable options. This is because such places are usually reserved for those who need constant care. Most seniors need only light assistance in their daily routines, but the real complication is the lack of companionship. With families often separated by distance, jobs, and other responsibilities, seniors can be greatly affected by not having anyone around to talk and share their time.

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Bathroom Safety Tips to Prevent Falls and Injuries

Bathroom Safety Tips to Prevent Falls and Injuries

For seniors who have limited mobility, the bathroom can be a dangerous place. Statistics show that many seniors who are injured in their homes were due to issues associated with using the bathroom. This is especially true for showering and bathing purposes which increases the danger. The good news is that there are simple bathroom safety measures that you can take which will significantly reduce the threat of injury.

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Travel Tips for Seniors

Travel Tips for Seniors

If you are a senior and are planning a trip or perhaps you want to send your parents or grandparents to a place they’ve always wanted to go, it’s important to remember that seniors will have different needs and expectations when traveling. So, here are a few travel tips for seniors that will help you better prepare your plans for having a great time while avoiding some potential issues.

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Where to Find Companion Care

Where to Find Companion Care?

It’s common when people age that their ability to do all the daily tasks becomes more restricted depending on their physical condition and overall health. For those that do need some assistance, moving into a nursing home or assisted living facility is often an overreaction and comes with even more complications. Seniors benefit when they can stay at home and enjoy their independence while having some assistance with physical tasks and the pleasure of companionship that it brings.

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Bathing and Toileting Assistance

Eldercare at Home: Bathing and Toileting Assistance

As people age, their ability to move about with the same mobility becomes restricted, their minds may wander because of dementia, and habits that were once engrained in stone, such as bathing, doing the laundry, and keeping clean start disappearing. The unkempt, disheveled appearance is a sign that all may not be right.

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What are Personal Care Services

What are Personal Care Services?

For seniors who are living on their own and need assistance or families who have seniors living with them, but cannot stay with them all the time, personal care services may be the answer. Around the country, many thousands of families are choosing this type of at-home service over assisted living and nursing home centers as the preferred form of care.

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