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In-Home Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care 24 Hours a Day 365 Days a Year!

Allcare Home Health Agency caregivers provide in-home care for clients suffering from Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of Dementia who have lost short term memory and the ability to perform activities of daily living. Even simple tasks such as brushing teeth – which would otherwise be impossible – reduce the risk of inflammation and plaque...

Caregiver Burnout :Signs, Symptoms, and Tips to Improve and Prevent

Caregiver Burnout

A recent article by HelpGuide explains caregiver burnout, and how to identify, improve and prevent it. After explaining the signs and symptoms of caregiver stress and caregiver burnout, the article teaches caregivers how to avoid caregiver burnout and feel empowered and appreciated by asking for help, giving yourself a break, taking care of your ow...

Seniors with Diabetes and Cognitive Decline Are More Likely to Be Placed in a Nursing Home

In Home Diabetes Care

Seniors with diabetes who experience a cognitive decline are at an increased risk of being placed in a nursing home. If you have a loved one living with diabetes and cognitive decline, bringing a compassionate skilled nurse into the home can help prevent, or at least delay them from going to a nursing home. Doctors find it difficult to help senio...

Is Your Loved One Living at Home Prepared for Weather Emergencies?

Preparing Loved Ones for Weather

This week marked the peak of hurricane season in the Atlantic Basin (Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean and Gulf of Mexico). If you are a caregiver and have not yet prepared your loved one for weather emergencies, there is no time like the present. Senior Care Corner recently published a list, compiled by the The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, ...

How to Protect Your Loved Ones Over the Age of 65 from Heat-Related Illness

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According to a recent article from Wake Health, people over the age of 65 have an increased risk of developing health problems from heat exposure because they are more likely to have chronic medical conditions or take prescriptions that affect the body's ability to sweat or control its temperature. In addition, a person with dementia may not even r...

Senior Care Observances: Family Health and Fitness Day

Senior Care Observances: Family Health and Fitness Day Physical Health and Wellness are important goals within your senior care plan for your elderly loved ones, but this pursuit is not just about making sure that your aging parents an\or other loved ones stay strong, healthy, and active. You should also focus on keeping yourself, your partner, and...

Proper Nutrition Is Especially Important For Seniors

Maintaining a healthy diet can be a challenge for seniors. As a senior’s nutritional needs change the motivation and ability to prepare healthy and fresh meals may also change. Some seniors are physically unable to ensure their meals are fresh and healthy and others lack the energy to prepare several meals a day, especially when they are cooking ...