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Caring During COVID-19: How to Care for Elderly Loved Ones

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COVID-19 has launched the world-at-large into a new way of living. For seniors in the Atlanta, Georgia area this means staying at home to stay safe and limiting visits from family members. But if your...

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The 5 Best Questions to Ask a Caregiver or Agency

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Finding the right caregiver for your loved one is not an easy task. Here are five top questions to ask a potential caregiver during an interview. 1. How do you handle difficult situations? Your ...

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How Smart Home Technology and Security Can Help Caregivers

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Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common type of dementia that causes thinking problems and behavior-related issues. Symptoms usually develop and become more severe ...

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5 Rules for Senior Hygiene

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Each stage of life presents new challenges when it comes to hygiene and grooming. Keeping yourself clean and fresh is important at any age, but later in life, its even more important to stay on top of...

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5 ways to regain your energy after caregiver burnout

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As a caregiver of an aging loved one your days are long and filled with responsibilities. Taking care of yourself is at the end of the list – and it stays there. You may feel run down, lethargic and l...

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How family caregivers can benefit from respite care

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What is Respite Care? Respite care is a type of assistance that allows the family caregiver to take a break from care-giving. This type of care focuses on helping family caregivers recharge, ease thei...

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How to build a long distance care team

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We live in a mobile society and that means that adult children are not always going to live in close proximity to aging parents. That makes it difficult to make sure their daily needs are addressed, e...

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Can grapes help protect against alzheimer’s decline?

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A pilot study at the University of California, Los Angeles looked at whether consuming grapes could help fight the effects of Alzheimer’s disease. In a double-blind, placebo-controlled study, research...

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Four fall prevention strategies for seniors

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Falls pose one of the greatest dangers to a senior’s independence and self-sufficiency. More than one-third of people aged 65 and older fall each year, and those who fall once are two to three times m...

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When to hire senior home care services

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There is often a lot of resistance and hesitation when it comes to hiring senior home care services. Many people don’t like admitting that they need help with daily activities, and family members don’...