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What Family Caregivers Need to Know About Varicose Veins

Senior Care in Havana FL: Varicose Veins

Varicose veins are easy to spot when they occur in the legs and feet. The bumpy, enlarged veins may appear purple and puffed and may even show smaller veins surrounding them. They can happen at any age but are especially common in aging adults. If family caregivers or senior care providers notice that an elderly…

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Holiday Respite Care Benefits Family Caregivers

Elderly Care in Tallahassee FL: Holiday Respite Care

Are you starting to feel overwhelmed because of the approaching holiday season? As a family caregiver, you are already dedicating a lot of your free time to provide for your aging relative. It’s very easy for family caregivers like you to succumb to feelings of frustration, stress, and worry when it comes to juggling all…

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Tips to Get Stubborn Seniors to Eat Their Vegetables

Caregiver in Madison FL: Tips to Get Stubborn Seniors to Eat Their Vegetables

There’s no doubt that everyone can benefit from eating more vegetables. The health benefits from the vitamins, minerals, nutrients, and fiber found in vegetables boosts the body’s health and wellness, helping to fight disease, resist illness, and optimize function. Seniors especially can benefit from an increase of vegetables in their diet. Family caregivers and home…

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National Family Caregivers Month Helps Family Members Cope

Home Care in Perry FL: National Family Caregivers Month

Have you experienced chronic stress as a family caregiver? If you’ve felt tired, irritable, unfocused, and despondent, chances are you have been devoting too much of your time and effort into caring for your aging relative and not enough time on yourself. Because being a family caregiver is so emotionally draining and physically tough, it…

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Five Tips to Help Your Senior Exercise with COPD

Elder Care in Havana FL: Exercising with COPD

When most people think about exercising with COPD, it might seem like an impossible task. COPD often involves shortness of breath and other symptoms that make exercise quite difficult. But there are things your senior can do to make exercise easier and much more effective for her. Take Medication as Prescribed. If your senior takes…

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Family Caregiving Tips for Seniors With Alzheimer’s Disease

Senior Care in Quincy FL: Caring for Seniors with Alzheimer's

Alzheimer’s disease affects an elderly person’s mind over time, so they eventually lose the ability to live independently in their own home. Family members generally take over the care and responsibilities their aging relatives once had such as finances, housekeeping, medical appointments, and more. Being a family caregiver to an elderly loved one with Alzheimer’s…

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3 Things to Think About When Planning Long-Term Care

Elderly Care in Madison FL: Planning Long-Term Care

When an older adult becomes ill or disabled, families often find themselves pressed to make long-term care plans for their well-being. There’s a lot to think about. You want them to be as happy and comfortable as possible. But, what are your options and what will it cost? If you’re in the process of planning…

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Taking a Break from Caring for your Aging Parent

Caregiver in Tallahassee FL: Taking a Break from Caregiving

There’s no doubt that caring for your elderly mom or dad is one of the most rewarding things you can do. After all, they dedicated so much of their life to you, so it makes you feel good to help them out when they need it. However, caregiving can be extremely tiring and often there…

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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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