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5 Hobbies Seniors Can Enjoy with Their Care Companions

By |March 16th, 2020|Categories: Senior Care Advice|Tags: , , , , |

Numerous studies have found that the more active a senior is, the more likely they are to enjoy a higher quality of life and more independent lifestyle. One reliable way for care companions to provide emotional support is by participating with their senior in some new hobbies, starting with these 5.

Caregiver Burnout- What Are the Signs and How Can I Prevent It?

By |February 17th, 2020|Categories: Caregiver Wellness|Tags: , , , , |

Although caring for an aging in place elderly loved one is highly rewarding, trying to balance caregiving with a household and job can be emotionally, physically and mentally exhausting. As a result, many informal caregivers eventually go through periods of anxiety, depression, fatigue and stress, and some even experience a clinical condition known as “caregiver burnout”.

4 Fall Prevention Tips Family Caregivers Need to Know

By |February 3rd, 2020|Categories: Fall Prevention|Tags: , , , , |

Millions of aging in place seniors fall every year, resulting in hip fractures, broken arms and head injuries. Unfortunately, many never fully recover from their fall-related injuries, and some end up losing their freedom and independence all together. If you’re currently taking care of an aging in place family member, see why helping them devise a good fall prevention strategy is so important.

How to Help Seniors with Limited Mobility Stay Active

By |January 20th, 2020|Categories: Home Care, Senior Care Advice|Tags: , , , , |

Numerous studies have found that seniors who are more active tend to be happier, healthier and even live longer lives. But primarily due to the aging process itself, many elderly people have health conditions that limit their mobility and keep them from participating in activities like they should. For seniors who live alone, that resulting inactivity can eventually threaten their freedom and independence.

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