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Six Misconceptions People Have About Home Care

Home care helps older adults age at home. It's a helpful way to support your mom and dad as they get older. As abilities change, caregivers offer the supportive care your parents need to remain at home and avoid a move. While home care helps...

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Creating a Team to Help Care for Your Elderly Loved One

If you live far away from your elderly loved one, but you need to help care for them, there are things that you can do. One of the things that you can do is to create a team that can help provide care for your loved one. This team will be able to...

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Tips for Being Involved in Your Dad’s Healthcare Matters

For one reason or another, you need to become your dad's medical spokesperson. He may have dementia and doesn't always comprehend what his doctor says. He may be losing his hearing and can't hear his doctor. He may simply want you there for...

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Four Tips for Putting a Schedule Together for Your Senior

As your elderly family member finds that she has more time to herself, a routine might be in order. This can help her to make sure that she eats meals regularly, that she engages in the hobbies she wants to engage in, and that she’s able to...

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Tips for Helping Your Elderly Loved One Keep Connected

Are you worried that your elderly loved one isn’t connecting enough with others? Research shows that connections and socialization are important for everyone, especially senior citizens. If your elderly loved one isn’t socializing or connecting...

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Helping Your Elderly Loved One to Be More Independent

As your elderly loved one gets older, they might start to lose some of their independence. This is just a normal part of aging. However, that doesn’t mean that you can’t help them to continue being independent longer. Just because they are...

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