A man experiencing mobility changes in older adults holds tightly to the railing with both hands while attempting to climb the stairs.

Watch for These Early Indicators of Mobility Changes in Older Adults

In echoing Benjamin Franklin’s timeless wisdom, the adage “an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure” rings particularly true when it comes to the important issue of identifying and addressing mobility changes in older adults. Read More
A woman talks with her mother during dinner, knowing how important it is to watch for changes in your parents’ health over the holidays.

Noticing Changes in Your Parents’ Health Over the Holidays? Take These Steps.

Returning home for the holidays can be a heartwarming experience, filled with cherished moments and family traditions. However, it can also serve as a stark reality check, revealing changes in your parents’ health and well-being that may have gone unnoticed throughout the year. Read More
A man exhibiting the signs of SAD looks forlornly out the window and offers a halfhearted wave.

The Signs of SAD and How Home Health Care Can Help

The holiday season is often a joyful time filled with festivities, family gatherings, and celebrations. However, for some, the fall and winter months can bring about a sense of sadness and despair, leading to a condition known as seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Read More
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The Role of Joy and Laughter in Dementia Care

Providing care for someone you love with dementia is definitely nothing to laugh about. However, research is increasingly pointing towards the benefits of laughter in dementia care, and adding humor may be just what the doctor ordered to boost well-being for a loved one. Read More
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Modifications for a Wheelchair-Friendly Home

Home is our sanctuary; it’s where we feel most comfortable, even during the more trying times in our lives. That’s why so many older adults are choosing to age in place in the comfort of home. Read More
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Maintaining Independence with Assistive Devices for Seniors

Consider the various tools you utilize every single day – your phone, hairbrush, toothbrush – simple items, but ones you cannot picture living without. Now, imagine struggling to use those items and finding it challenging to accomplish daily tasks. Read More
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Safe Medication Management for Seniors: Strategies to Avoid Common Issues

A study of over 2,000 older adults revealed that a remarkable 87% take a minimum of one prescription drug, and a staggering 36% are taking 5 or more – as well as 38% using over-the-counter meds on a routine basis. Read More
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Medications That Increase Fall Risk in Seniors & Tips for Prevention

We’ve long known that there are particular medications that increase fall risk for seniors. Twenty years ago, slightly over half of all seniors were impacted by that risk; yet now, that number has risen considerably – to an astounding 94% of seniors who are now vulnerable to falling due to medication side effects. Read More
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Is Exercise the Best Medicine for Seniors?

If you made a resolution in the beginning of the year to work out more this year, ideally you’re continuing to stay with it! Adding more physical activity to your everyday tasks is one resolution we ought to all be putting into action. Read More

Learn How Family Therapy Can Help Family Caregivers

Although everyone loves to reach significant milestones in their life, even if those milestones aren’t negative, they can cause stress. Losing a job. Starting a new job. Getting married. Having children. Read More