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Tips for Helping Your Senior Manage Their Depression

Elder Care in Crawfordville FL: Helping Your Senior Manage Depression

Depression impacts a large percentage of the population of the United States. This disease can impact people of all ages, including older adults. Experts estimate that between 1 and 5 percent of the older adult population experiences depression symptoms each year. This percentage increases among the population requiring ongoing care for health challenges and other…

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How Can You Tell if Your Senior Has a Bladder Infection?

Senior Care in Monticello FL: Signs of a Bladder Infection

Bladder infections may not be something that your senior has dealt with much in the past, but you need to know what to watch for now. Quite often aging adults can have a bladder infection and have no idea that’s what is going on. This happens because of all the changes that your senior goes…

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Can Home Care Providers Help Seniors Sleep Well?

Caregiver in Havana FL: Helping Seniors Sleep Well

Marlene is 80 years old with a heart condition. She is often tired for most of the day, often falling asleep around 6:00 p.m. in her chair. She then wakes up around 9:00 pm and goes to bed but doesn’t fall asleep right away. After tossing and turning for many hours, she wakes up at…

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The Psoriasis Stigma

Home Care in Madison FL: The Psoriasis Stigma

Psoriasis is a condition that causes lesions on the skin. The lesions are red and scaly. Not only are they unsightly, they are also itchy and can cause a burning sensation. Unfortunately, in addition to the discomfort caused by psoriasis, people with psoriasis are often the target of negative reactions from people who don’t understand…

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Adaptive Clothing and Tools to Make Dressing Easier

Elder Care in Havana FL: Adaptive Clothing and Tools

Marilyn developed amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), or Lou Gehrig’s disease, at the age of 74. Her hands were the first part of her body affected. Eventually, every day tasks that were once simple became difficult for her to perform on her own. One such task was getting dressed. When Marilyn talked to an occupational therapist…

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Fingernail Care to Protect Your Senior’s Health

Senior Care in Madison FL: Fingernail Care

There are many things you do as a family caregiver to protect your senior’s health and well-being. Preventative measures are some of the most important steps you can take to help your parent enjoy better health, and higher quality of life as they age in place. When thinking about all of the ways you can…

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August is National Eye Exam Month

Home Care in Tallahassee FL: National Eye Exam Month

Elderly adults who are over age 65 are much more likely to develop serious eye conditions that can affect their vision permanently. That’s why family caregivers should take advantage of National Eye Exam Month and schedule an appointment right away. The purpose of National Eye Exam Month is to make people aware of the importance…

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