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8 Ways Seniors Can Instantly Boost Their Health

8 Ways Seniors Can Instantly Boost Their Health | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it
Enhancing overall wellbeing requires dedication. Here are a few simple tips your elderly loved one can use to give his or her health an instant boost.
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How to Financially Support Your Aging Parents

How to Financially Support Your Aging Parents | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it
One of the most challenging aspects of being a family caregiver is taking care of finances. Here are a few ways to support your aging parents financially.
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Why Is Socialization Important for the Elderly?

Why Is Socialization Important for the Elderly? | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it
Elderly people are more susceptible to social isolation and depression than other age groups. Here is why seniors should maintain an active social life.
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7 Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving

7 Tips for Long-Distance Caregiving | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it
Taking care of a senior loved one's health and safety can be difficult when you live far away. Being organized can help coordinate care from a distance.
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Dementia Care: The Importance of Caregiver Consistency

Dementia Care: The Importance of Caregiver Consistency | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

 

Dementia results in a number of symptoms including anxiety and fear, but can be managed with the help of consistent caregiver support. 

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Components of a Balanced Senior Exercise Plan

Components of a Balanced Senior Exercise Plan | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

Staying active is an important part of healthy aging, but seniors need to make sure they’re performing exercises suited to their abilities. 

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What are Parkinson’s Hallucinations and Delusions?

What are Parkinson’s Hallucinations and Delusions? | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

 

Parkinson's hallucinations are commonly overshadowed by more common symptoms, but knowing what causes hallucinations and how to help is crucial. 

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5 Ways to Keep Homebound Seniors Engaged

5 Ways to Keep Homebound Seniors Engaged | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

 

Finding fun & mentally stimulating activities for seniors can be challenging when they're homebound. Keep your loved one interested with these suggestions. 

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Senior Safety: Medication Checklist

Senior Safety: Medication Checklist | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

 

Periodically review your aging parent's daily medications, and use this checklist to ensure no important information is overlooked. 

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5 Ways to Boost the Senior Immune System

5 Ways to Boost the Senior Immune System | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

 

The immune system's ability to protect the body against illness naturally declines with age so elders must boost immunity whenever possible.

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5 Practical and Ingenious Senior-Friendly Bathroom Gadgets

5 Practical and Ingenious Senior-Friendly Bathroom Gadgets | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

 

Enhance safety in the bathroom for an aging parent or loved one with these practical bathroom gadgets and enjoy greater peace of mind. 

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Steps to Help Seniors Better Manage Pain

Steps to Help Seniors Better Manage Pain | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it
This brief guide from Home Care Assistance can help seniors better manage their pain, and also offers caregivers tips for how to help.
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Technology Wards Off Loneliness for Aging Adults

Technology Wards Off Loneliness for Aging Adults | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it
The benefits of technology for seniors are far reaching, with one of the most notable benefits being the feeling of self-worth and self-esteem.
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How to Care for Arthritis in Hot Weather

How to Care for Arthritis in Hot Weather | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it
Arthritis is a degenerative condition that causes pain, stiffness, and inflammation in the joints. Here are a few ways to manage arthritis in hot weather.
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5 Online Safety Tips for Seniors

5 Online Safety Tips for Seniors | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it
The internet is a fun place for everyone, including seniors. These 5 simple steps can help you make the internet a safer place for your aging loved one.
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5 Tips to Prepare an Elder’s Home for Post-Stroke Care

5 Tips to Prepare an Elder’s Home for Post-Stroke Care | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it
Having a stroke can mean major lifestyle and environmental changes for a senior. These home modifications can help your loved one adjust and recover.
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5 Popular Dating Websites for Seniors

5 Popular Dating Websites for Seniors | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it
Many people may find themselves single past age 65. A single senior looking for a partner can turn to these online dating sites catering to older adults.
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Important Information about Caregiver Stress

Important Information about Caregiver Stress | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

 

If you care for a senior parent or family member, knowing the emotional and physical side effects of the role can ensure your safety. 

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Discussing Home Care with Senior Loved Ones

Discussing Home Care with Senior Loved Ones | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

 

Some seniors are resistant to discussing home care because they fear losing independence. Here are a few ways to ensure a successful conversation. 

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Tips to Make Daily Living Easier for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver

Tips to Make Daily Living Easier for the Alzheimer’s Caregiver | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

As Alzheimer's progresses, care needs increase as well. Here are a few ways caregivers can make the day-to-day easier for both a senior and themselves. 

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4 Reasons to Drop That Can of Diet Soda Now

4 Reasons to Drop That Can of Diet Soda Now | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

 

There's nothing "diet" about diet soda. In fact, it's one of the worst things anyone, especially seniors, can drink. Here are 4 reasons to give it up today. 

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Top Injuries among seniors

Top Injuries among seniors | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

Getting older can bring a number of additional challenges for seniors, including a greater risk of these injuries that happen more frequently in elderly. 

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Leaving Your Senior Parent for a Vacation

Leaving Your Senior Parent for a Vacation | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

If you care for a senior loved one, going on vacation without them can leave you with a wide range of emotions including guilt. 

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5 Reasons to Think Twice about Caring for Aging Parents

5 Reasons to Think Twice about Caring for Aging Parents | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it

 

If mom or dad needs help and you're thinking about taking on the role of caregiver, carefully examine your abilities and long-term plan. 

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5 Reasons Why Older Adults Should Exercise on a Daily Basis

5 Reasons Why Older Adults Should Exercise on a Daily Basis | Home Care Assistance of Boca Raton | Scoop.it
Regular exercise is important for individuals of all ages, but can be especially beneficial to those in their 60s, 70s and beyond.
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