Now that many doctors are offering telehealth appointments regularly, this might be something that benefits your elderly loved one. With that being said, there are some ways that you and their caregivers can help them to prepare for these appointments. With these tips, your elderly loved one can have a productive appointment, just like they…

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Who doesn’t love spaghetti? With or without the meatballs, spaghetti, macaroni, rotini, linguini, and the myriad of other pastas are indisputable comfort foods.   But you may have heard they aren’t good for you. And perhaps you’re wondering if your beloved mother or father should be sucking down a plate of pasta. While almost everything done…

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January is National Hot Tea Month, which means it’s a great time to talk to your senior about adding a variety of hot teas to her diet. Tea is available in a variety of different types ranging from black tea to herbal blends. Tea offers some really impressive health benefits, making it a drink of choice for a…

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Depression is a serious problem for older adults. If your senior is dealing with depression, she may want to try handling it from a variety of angles.  Talk to Her Doctor about Possible Medical Causes Depression is a complicated ailment with a variety of causes both mental and physical. That’s why when your senior starts suspecting…

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Talking to your parents about their plans as they age isn’t the easiest conversation. It’s one of the most important your family will have. These are the points you must discuss as a family.  How Do Your Parents Feel About Needing Care?  One of the most important questions to ask is how your parents feel about…

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Self-care is important for everyone. However, sometimes we forget that our elderly loved ones need to practice self-care. They might not think of it on their own either. If you look at your elderly parent and the life they are living, does it seem like they could use some self-care? If so, then, there are…

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In honor of National Family Caregivers Month we’d like to say thank you to all of the our families who take on the difficult task of caring for their elderly or disabled loved one!

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Marguerite was legally blind due to her glaucoma. As the condition had progressed, she had lost more and more of her ability to do the things she’d always loved. A librarian by trade, reading had always been her passion. Even after retirement, she had continued volunteering at the library each week, until the glaucoma had…

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If you are a family caregiver for an elderly loved one, you might have your hands full. Depending on the needs of your elderly loved one, you may have many tasks and responsibilities. In addition, there might often be miscommunication between you and your elderly loved one. When this happens, it can make everyone have…

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If your elderly loved one does get pneumonia, you may be wondering how it will be treated. If your loved one doesn’t have a case that is too severe, their doctor might say it can be treated while your loved one is at home. The main goal is to have your elderly loved one get…

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