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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.
Creating the perfect caregiver resume isn't hard when you are able to separate and clearly identify your skills, experiences, and certifications. Caregivers should personalize their resumes to each job for the best results. We share a few resume tricks to help your caregiver resume stand out.
As a caregiver, it is difficult to form strong bonds with clients when communication is lacking or is less than optimal. By building strong communication skills, caregivers can better connect with clients. We share a few tips to help caregivers strengthen their communication skills.
Caregivers are tasked with helping seniors maintain some level of independence. Preparing no bake recipes with seniors can help them learn to cook easy and delicious meals without the help of a caregiver. We share a few simple no bake recipes that require little time and effort.
Seniors are vulnerable to cybersecurity threats on the Internet. Without online safeguards, their devices may become infected with malicious software and viruses. We examine the importance of creating strong passwords, installing protective software, and outline the basics of information security.
Seniors are usually targeted on their landlines by scammers. Those living with cognitive conditions like dementia are especially vulnerable to phone scams. We explore a few tips families can implement to prevent their loved ones from failing victim to malicious activity over the phone.
There are various online platforms that offer free brain stimulating games for seniors. Such games allow seniors to build on and improve their cognitive health by encouraging them to solve complicated puzzles. We list some of the most popular online games for seniors.
Autoimmune diseases can result in conditions like lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, Crohn's disease, and ulcerative colitis. While experts are still unsure why autoimmune diseases occur, treatment options are available. We outline key symptoms of autoimmune diseases and its many treatments.
Seniors are at higher risk of developing eye conditions like cataracts, glaucoma, and macular degeneration. These common eye diseases can be treated if detected by a vision care specialist early. Most symptoms are alleviated with prescribed medication; however, surgery may be required for some conditions.
Seniors are susceptible to neuromuscular diseases, affecting their movement and causing muscle strains. Conditions include motor neuron disorders, neuropathies, and neuromuscular junction. While most neuromuscular diseases are treatable, some are more severe than others.

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