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Falls among seniors can be lethal. It is important for seniors and their families to educate themselves about fall risks and tips to prevent falls. The tips to prevent falls can be as simple as removing hazards in seniors' homes, a healthy diet, exercise, rest, assistive devices and regular medical exams. A professional live-in caregiver can help families assess the fall risks in the home and help implement tips to prevent falls for elderly safety.
Getting gifts for your elderly loved ones may feel like a daunting task. Seniors cherish gifts that offer sentimental value and bring them closer to their loved ones. We share some of the best Christmas ideas for seniors that will surely bring a smile to their faces this holiday season.
Help your elderly loved ones feel included during the holiday season with senior-friendly winter activities. Cooking with family or knitting with friends are great past times for the elderly during colder months. We share some fun holiday activities for seniors and their loved ones.
As winter arrives, families and professional caregivers must take extra precautions to protect seniors from harsh weather conditions. Everything from icy driveways to chilly winds can cause serious harm if seniors are left unprotected. We share some winter key tips to helps to protect seniors.
Seniors are at risk of developing heart diseases, such as coronary artery disease (CAD), cardiomyopathy, and arrhythmia. Older loved ones must undergo regular screening to detect cardiovascular diseases. We share some of the most common types of cardiovascular diseases in the elderly.
Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) affects seniors more during the colder months, when they are required to stay inside the house more. Seniors may begin showing signs of depression and report feeling lonely. We share major signs of the disorder to help families recognize when their aging loved one is need of support.
Seniors with dementia may feel loss of appetite and refuse to eat. Caregivers must proceed with empathy and compassion to encourage seniors with dementia to eat more. We outline a few tips caregivers can use to make meal times easier for their elderly clients with dementia.
While seniors with mobility issues may not be able to accomplish as many tasks as they once could, they can still maintain some level of independence with the help of a caregiver. We consider some activities seniors with mobility issues can still enjoy with their caregiver.
Parkinson's disease can greatly affect senior's mobility and cognitive abilities. With a skilled caregiver, seniors with Parkinson's can maintain some independence in their lives and resume daily activities. We share key tips about caring for seniors with Parkinson's disease.
Seniors want to maintain their independence and freedom of mobility, even when their health is in decline. Seniors can maintain their daily routines and current lifestyle with home care. We share key signs for when to consider home care for your elderly loved ones.

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