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By Home Care Assistance Park Cities, 8:00 am on July 10, 2024

Because driving often represents freedom, taking the keys away from an aging loved one can make you feel like you’re also taking away his or her independence. Even so, if your loved one is putting him or herself or others in danger when behind the wheel, it might be time…

By Home Care Assistance Park Cities, 8:00 am on June 26, 2024

Your parent spent many years making sure you had what you needed to stay healthy and safe. Now you may want to return the favor by arranging for your aging loved one’s care. However, in-home care is one area where your parent may have strong opinions, and you may be…

By Home Care Assistance Park Cities, 8:00 am on June 12, 2024

There’s no denying the refreshing feeling that follows a daytime nap. However, seniors should be aware that napping can affect their quality of sleep at night. Your senior loved one can use the following tips to enjoy naps without disturbing his or her sleep cycle.  Do: Discuss Sleep Changes with…

By Home Care Assistance Park Cities, 8:00 am on May 29, 2024

Though it’s important to eat right at any age, there are specific nutrients seniors need for good health. Because many seniors have diminished appetites or dietary restrictions, it’s important that the food they eat is optimized for nutrition. Check your aging loved one’s diet and make sure it contains enough…

By Home Care Assistance Park Cities, 8:00 am on May 15, 2024

Hypertension, also known as high blood pressure, is a common condition among older adults. Experts estimate approximately 50 percent of seniors over the age of 65 live with hypertension. High blood pressure displays few symptoms, but it can lead to complications such as kidney disease, heart attacks, and strokes. Here…

By Home Care Assistance Park Cities, 8:00 am on April 24, 2024

Switching to a vegetarian diet offers several health benefits. However, seniors are unlikely to enjoy any benefits of the diet if they simply eat potato chips and white bread all day. Vegetarian meals need to be carefully planned and prepared so they’re filling and rich in nutrients. Older adults are…

By Home Care Assistance Park Cities, 9:00 am on April 10, 2024

Aging can cause seniors to experience health issues that increase the risk of Alzheimer’s disease. The good news is there are steps seniors and their caregivers can take to lower those odds, such as following a regular exercise routine. Here are some of the ways exercise can reduce the risk…

By Home Care Assistance Park Cities, 8:00 am on March 27, 2024

The stress caused by being readmitted to the hospital can have adverse effects on your elderly loved one and cause his or her health to worsen. However, with commitment, motivation, and a proper care plan in place, your loved one can boost his or her health after being discharged and…

By Home Care Assistance Park Cities, 8:00 am on March 13, 2024

Caring for an elderly loved one can be challenging, especially if you have little or no assistance from family and friends. Lack of time off may prevent you from living a balanced life and increase the risk of mental and physical exhaustion, which could put your loved one’s health in…

By Home Care Assistance Park Cities, 8:00 am on February 28, 2024

Poor bone strength, medications, and age-related conditions can cause seniors to experience dizziness, confusion, and balance problems that increase the risk of falls. However, there are changes you can make to your aging loved one’s bedroom and daily routine to prevent slips, falls, and other serious accidents. Here are some…