2 Living Options for Your Aging Parent

11 June 2019
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When your parent has reached the point that they can no longer live alone in their own home, there are options open to you and to them. Which option you take depends on what is going to be best for both you and your parent, which means that you guys are going to have to have a lot of discussions about what you both need. So, what are some of those options? Read More 

3 Ways To Help Maintain Your Parent’s Health

29 March 2019
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If your parent is advancing in age and you help take care of him or her, there are lots of healthy habits you can help your parent cultivate that will benefit both of you. Some of them are listed below. #1 Create a Bedroom Space Made for Sleep Insomnia is a serious issue in the senior community. Make sure your parent's bedroom is set up to facilitate sleep. To start with, make sure their bedroom is where they sleep, not where they hang out and spend the day. Read More 

Is Your Loved One Depressed After A Stroke? 3 Tips To Choose A Skilled Nursing Home That Meets Their Emotional Needs

5 December 2018
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Stroke survivors often experience periods of fluctuating emotions, and depression is a common issue that arises during recovery. While some emotional changes can be attributed to the stroke causing physical changes in the brain, others simply reflect your loved one's need to find support during their transition to a new lifestyle. For someone who was once independent, trying to rely on others or realizing that they cannot do certain things anymore is frustrating. Read More 

Alzheimer’s Disease: Handling A Relative Who Has Become Aggressive

17 October 2018
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Alzheimer's disease can progress and change as a person grows older. If you've already been caring for someone with the disease and they're moving into the later stages, it's not uncommon that they would become more upset and confused about their cognitive decline. Suddenly, your relative may become more violent, aggressive, and angry. This can be frightening for your family and seem unpredictable. However, these details should enable care to continue and encourage some normalcy. Read More 

Solutions For Arthritic Knees And The Prevention Of Falls Down Stairs

2 September 2018
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If you suffer from arthritic knees and stairs are nearly impossible to climb without intense pain, you need some solutions to this age-related problem. Thankfully, there are plenty of choices to consider. The following solutions should make things a lot less painful for your knees. Turn the Den or Study into Your Bedroom A lot of older people with your particular problem just decide to move their bedrooms to the first floor. Read More