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Talking About Cognitive Impairment With Your Loved One

30 June 2018
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As the body begins to age, many people experience a decline in their cognitive function. Whether from dementia or Alzheimer's, any type of cognitive decline can be devastating for the patient and his or her family members. It is often the family or in-home caregiver that notices the symptoms of memory decline first. Talking with a loved one about cognitive impairment can be a daunting task, but it's an important one. Read More …

Getting Home Health Care Assistance For An Elderly Parent

12 June 2017
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Does your elderly parent have Alzheimer's disease and stroke complications? If he or she is in need of regular medical assistance and supervision but you don't want to consider a nursing home, hire a home health care  nurse to help. Depending on the type of medical insurance that your parent has, you might not have to pay for the nurse out of your own pocket. Having a nurse around to help throughout the day will give you a lot of security in regards to the well-being of your parent. Read More …

3 Tips For Safely Storing Spare Oxygen Tanks At Home

1 June 2017
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Many people rely on an oxygen machine to help them maintain proper levels of oxygen in their bloodstream. These oxygen machines utilize tanks filled with compressed oxygen in order to meet patients' needs. Storing spare oxygen tanks at home can be a tricky process. Without proper storage, these tanks can become a safety hazard. Here are three tips that you can use to ensure your spare oxygen tanks are stored safely in the future. Read More …

Signs Your Senior Parent Needs Home Healthcare Services

8 May 2017
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More seniors today are staying in their homes instead of making the move to nursing homes or assisted living facilities, and part of the reason for this is the wide availability of home healthcare services. If you are becoming concerned with your senior parent living all alone at home and are not sure if this is safe, you may want to consider hiring a home healthcare company to provide services for your parent. Read More …

Work With a Home Health Aide to Lessen Your Parent’s Risk of Allergy Problems

25 April 2017
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Hiring a home health aide to care for your elderly parent can dramatically reduce your stress, as well as allow your parent to enjoy independent living for longer. If your parent suffers from various allergies, it's important to share this information with the home health aide and to make sure that he or she will take steps to reduce the risk of allergic reactions. Whether minor or major, a senior citizen's allergic reactions can spell trouble, so hiring a health aide who understands this subject matter and will endeavor to keep your parent healthy is valuable. Read More …