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Are Elderly Skincare Products Worth the Cost?

Caregiver in Havana FL: Taking Care of Aging Skin

Aging impacts the skin’s elasticity and volume. Intrinsic aging can’t be stopped. It occurs when collagen production slows, and skin cells take longer to naturally exfoliate. Aging decreases the production of melanin that leads to uneven pigmentation and age spots. Oil glands and hair follicles also decrease and impact the skin’s natural barrier against environmental…

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Signs an Older Adult May Need Gallbladder Surgery

Senior Care in Crawfordville FL: Signs of Gallbladder Problems

Edward, a 74-year-old man, began having pains in his abdomen. They always went away, but they made him very uncomfortable. Sometimes he also felt nauseous and he even vomited a few times. His daughter, Ellen, knew something was terribly wrong, so she insisted that Edward see a doctor. Upon examination, the doctor determined that Edward’s…

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5 Signs of Social Isolation in an Elderly Relative

Elder Care in Perry FL: Signs of Social Isolation

Social isolation is a growing epidemic among elderly adults in the United States. For a variety of reasons, some elderly people have increasingly limited interaction with others in their community. While a career, family, hobbies, and the daily tasks of life once made them get out and about, today’s retired elderly adults with grown kids…

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What You Should Know About Heart Attacks

Home Care in Monticello FL: Things to Know About Heart Attacks

Heart disease remains the leading cause of death among both men and women. Each year throughout the United States more than 610,000 people die as a result of heart disease. These statistics can be startling for you as a family caregiver, but it is important to acknowledge them so that you can learn as much…

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Could Cataract Surgery Help Seniors Live Longer?

Senior Care in Madison FL: Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are a common vision problem for people over the age of 50. When a person has a cataract, the lens of their eye has become cloudy and difficult to see through. Cataracts can be treated with surgery in which the cloudy lens is removed and replaced by an artificial lens. The surgery improves vision,…

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Tips for Caring for Your Parent’s Hands

Senior Care in Havana FL: Tips for Caring for your Parent's Hands

As a family caregiver you know how important it is to encourage your senior to wash their hands regularly. While you likely consider this a primary element of your parent’s germ control approach, it is important to understand that just basic washing is not the only way that you can protect your parent. Caring for…

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Health Issues Caused by Bed Rest

Elder Care Quincy: Health Issues Caused by Bed Rest

When an aging adult is involuntarily confined to bed, it can change the way they live their lives. It also means that family caregivers have a lot of added responsibility. Everything from hygiene and toileting to positive thinking becomes harder when a senior is bedridden. Hiring an elder care assistant is a good way to…

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Can You Do Anything About Your Mom’s Thinning Hair?

Home Care in Tallahassee FL: Thinning Hair

The American Hair Loss Association states women make up 40 percent of people with thinning hair and balding. As many associate balding as being a complaint men face, women tend to stay quiet. Balding in women leads to poor self-esteem and emotional health. Home care professionals can help improve your mom’s emotional health, but there…

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Does Stress Have an Impact on Psoriasis?

Senior Care in Quincy FL: Stress and Psoriasis

Most people who live with psoriasis have what are known as triggers. These are circumstances or influences that cause a flare up of psoriasis or that worsen the symptoms that the person might already be experiencing. One of the most common of these triggers is stress. Because the primary goal of treatment and management of…

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