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Households Mobility Aids for Elderly

Households Mobility Aids for Elderly | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

More than 90% of senior adults desire to age in place, to remain in the comfort of home as they enter their 70s, 80s and beyond. But what happens when health, mobility and age-related conditions make living at home difficult or dangerous?

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Alzheimer’s and Sleep Relationship

Alzheimer’s and Sleep Relationship | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Alzheimer's is often accompanied by a number of cognitive and physical changes, including the inability to fall or stay asleep.

 

 

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How to Prevent Stroke Recurrence

How to Prevent Stroke Recurrence | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Because a senior stroke survivor is at a high chance for experiencing a second stroke, it's important to know what will help decrease risk.

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Diet and Parkinson’s Relationship

Diet and Parkinson’s Relationship | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Changes in physical abilities and new medications to manage symptoms can make certain foods dangerous for seniors with Parkinson's.

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Information about Good Fats

Information about Good Fats | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

In honor of American Heart Month, we wanted to share information about what "good fats" are, and which good fat foods can protect the heart.

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Activities for seniors and their Grandkids

Activities for seniors and their Grandkids | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Are you a part of the sandwich generation? Combine your caregiving roles and check out the activities, mentioned on our blog, that are fun for the whole family.

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How is Parkinson’s Diagnosed?

How is Parkinson’s Diagnosed? | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

With no test available to definitively diagnose Parkinson's in patients exhibiting common symptoms, families of aging loved ones are often concerned.

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How to Have Fun during Your Golden Years?

How to Have Fun during Your Golden Years? | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Get back in the swing of things by putting aside your fears and have a little fun at home and in the local community - enjoy your golden years!

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Can an Apple a Day Keep you Healthy?

Can an Apple a Day Keep you Healthy? | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Find out how eating an apple a day can really help keep the doctors away, especially for seniors and older adults!

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Early Parkinson’s Warning Signs

Early Parkinson’s Warning Signs | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

By knowing and identifying warning signs of Parkinson's disease early, you can better prepare for the future care needs of your loved one.

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Obama care for seniors

Obama care for seniors | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obama care, has been topic of much controversy, specifically in regards to how effective the act is.

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What You Need to Know about Bone Health

What You Need to Know about Bone Health | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Osteoporosis is a disease in which bones become weak and fragile, leaving those living with the condition at higher risk of fractures.

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Actions that May be Hurting a Loved One’s Independence

Actions that May be Hurting a Loved One’s Independence | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

It can be frustrating when a loved one under your care doesn't do things they are able, but there are times when you may be to blame.

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Common Senior Health Problems

Common Senior Health Problems | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Find out which health conditions most often impact seniors and what can be done to prevent a diagnosis or the worsening of the condition.

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Nutrition Tips for Elderly

Nutrition Tips for Elderly | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

With age, our nutritional needs change. Find out how you or your loved one can get the vitamins needed for a healthy way of life.

 

 

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Walking Benefits for Seniors

Walking Benefits for Seniors | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Exercise doesn't have to be strenuous. Seniors can enjoy a number of physical, emotional and cognitive benefits from a simple stroll.

 

 

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Social Connection Benefits for Elderly

Social Connection Benefits for Elderly | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Remaining social isn't just a fun activity for seniors. Keeping relationships with family and friends can enhance mood and physical health.

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Greatcall Touch3 Smartphone for Elderly

Greatcall Touch3 Smartphone for Elderly | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Smartphone are a valuable resource for seniors, and the GreatCall Touch3 is a wonderful option that even offers safety features.

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How important it’s for Elders to Exercise?

How important it’s for Elders to Exercise? | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

While caring for an aging family member may involve overseeing daily chores or personal care, it's also important to stress the importance of exercise.

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Seniors with type One Diabetes

Seniors with type One Diabetes | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Previously, Type I diabetes was called juvenile diabetes, which is why some are surprised to know there are many seniors living with the condition.

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The Threat of Ebola to seniors

The Threat of Ebola to seniors | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

The recent outbreak of Ebola has many people concerned about if the disease will spread throughout the United States, particularly for our elder population.

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Choking Hazards for seniors

Choking Hazards for seniors | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

Although healthy, not all foods are suitable for seniors and older adults. On our blog, check out the list of healthy snacks that are serious choking hazards for elderly.

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Statistics of Male Caregivers

Statistics of Male Caregivers | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

While caring for an aging parent has typically been a responsibility taken on by daughters; new studies are showing this may not be true.

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First Senior Playground Opened in Texas

First Senior Playground Opened in Texas | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

The first playground in Texas designed especially for seniors opened on August 14th in Carbide Park in the city of La Marque, TX.

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Finding Support for Caregivers

Finding Support for Caregivers | Home Care Assistance of Denton County | Scoop.it

While outside support is important for all caregivers, it's crucial for those providing Parkinson's care, especially as the disease progresses.

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