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6 Foods That Increase Dementia Risk

6 Foods That Increase Dementia Risk BY KIMBERLY MILLER 9  AM ON DECEMBER 4, 2018 There’s a large variety of healthy foods seniors should add to their daily diet to maintain optimal health. However, there are also foods they should consider avoiding. The effects certain foods have on the body are thought to increase the risk of developing dementia. Here are a few…

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7 Most Common Emotional Health Issues in Aging Adults

7 Most Common Emotional Health Issues in Aging Adults BY KIMBERLY MILLER 9  AM ON JANUARY 22, 2019 Since seniors go through a lot of difficult life events and face the realities of aging, they’re more likely to end up experiencing emotional issues that reduce quality of life. Learning more about the emotional health issues seniors face can help you take steps to…

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Things You Can Do To Reduce The Risk Of Falling

6 Falls Prevention Steps to Help Your Older Loved Ones May 22, 2015 5 min read Print this page Key Takeaways With one in four older adults being affected, falls can result in hip fractures, broken bones, and even head injuries. Take these six steps to help your loved ones reduce the risk of falling and find ways to keep…

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What Are The Signs and Symptoms of Foodborne Infection?

What Are The Signs and Symptoms of Foodborne Infection?

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Food-borne Infection? September 19, 2018/in Elder Care in Scottsdale AZ, Foodborne Infection, Homecare in Scottsdale AZ:, Senior Health /by admin Approximately 48 million people throughout the United States experience a foodborne illness or infection each year. Of these, around 128,000 will require hospitalization, and 3,000 will die as a result of their illness or infection. As a family caregiver,…

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Is Your Senior at Increased Risk for Developing a UTI?

Is Your Senior at Increased Risk for Developing a UTI?

Is Your Senior at Increased Risk for Developing a UTI? August 22, 2018/in Elder Care in Gilbert AZ, Senior Health, Seniors and Personal Care, UTI /by admin Urinary tract infections are some of the most common infections experienced by people of all ages, but maybe a particular risk for older adults. As a family caregiver, it is important to identify the particular risk factors that your…

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Why are Eye Exams Important for Older Adults?

Why are Eye Exams Important for Older Adults? August 9, 2018/in Home Care in Sun City AZ, Home Care Services in Sun City AZ, Home Health Care in Sun City AZ, Senior Eye Exams, Senior Health /by admin When was the last time your aging relative had an eye exam? If you’re not sure or if it has been a while, there are plenty of good reasons…

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Dementia Care: 3 Tips for Dealing with Memory Problems

Dementia Care: 3 Tips for Dealing with Memory Problems July 26, 2018/in Commentary /by admin Providing dementia care for a loved one can be a profoundly stressful and difficult experience, but it is important to remember not to take your loved one’s irritation, fear, moodiness or aggression personally – dementia causes all of these things. When these symptoms strike, visual cues and deflection…

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Idalen Home Care | Great Reasons to Make Smoothies for Seniors

Great Reasons to Make Smoothies for Seniors

Great Reasons to Make Smoothies for Seniors July 17, 2018/in Home Health Care in Phoenix AZ, Homecare in Phoenix AZ, Senior Care Tips, Senior Smoothies /by admin Your elderly relative needs well-balanced meals and wholesome snacks to stay as healthy as possible. However, when illness, injury, chronic conditions and diseases rob your loved one of their ability to live independently, they must rely on you as…

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How Aging Can Impact Driving Ability

How Aging Can Impact Driving Ability

How Aging Can Impact Driving Ability Posted: Mar 27, 2019 By: abcmain Aside from living on their own, another task that many seniors associate with independence is driving. They are often reluctant to give up the car keys because they want to continue being able to come and go as they please. However, there comes a time when this is no longer…

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