Aging Care

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Wheelchair Safety Tips for Seniors

Wheelchair safety tips for seniors.  When a loved one must rely on a wheelchair for mobility, it can be difficult to get used to.  Not all wheelchairs are the same, so you need to ensure you are purchasing the right type of wheelchair for your loved one.  Below are some tips on wheelchair safety.  Wheelchair safety tips  Good fit: A wheelchair…

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Questions to Ask to Find the Best Home Care Agency

Questions to ask to find the best home care agency. You cannot take for granted that all home care agencies operate the same.  Meaning that they are fully screening the caregivers that they send into your loved one’s home.  Also, that they are providing quality care to your loved one.    Questions You Should Ask to Screen Home Care Agencies  Does…

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Transitioning Home After Being in the Hospital

Transitioning home after being in the hospital.  The transition from the hospital to home is a critical time for seniors in how they will fully recover.  Seniors can experience complications once home from the hospital, which may end them back into the hospital.  Plus there will probably be new medications that they need to take, eating a healthy well-balanced diet…

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Ways for Seniors to Stay Healthy

Ways for seniors to stay healthy.  For seniors, it can be difficult for the body to battle an illness and the recovery time, from an illness like the flu, can be drastically longer.  As you age, your immune system becomes weaker. Immune System and Seniors The immune system is your  protection against substances like bacteria and viruses. The immune system…

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Importance of Keeping Indpendence with Senior Home Care

Importance of keeping independence with senior home care.  This is an important topic when it comes to finding home care in Mesa Arizona and the surrounding cities.  Being younger adults without the health issues, we may not realize all of the challenges that come with getting older.  A huge hurdle that seniors deal with as they age is being able…

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Looking for home care in Mesa

Looking for Home Care in Mesa?

Finding the right home care in Mesa or surrounding cities can be overwhelming with all of the choices available.  The first decision you need to make is should you hire a caregiver independently by placing ads, using Facebook, or word of mouth?  Or should you find a locally owned home care agency?  Here are the questions you need to answer, which will…

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How Exercising Benefits Seniors

Being healthy is just not about what we eat, staying active helps keep you healthy in addition to a well-balanced diet.  Exercising for seniors is more than staying in shape and having strong muscles, exercising can have a positive impact on your mental well-being as well. For seniors in Arizona, this is a great time of year to exercise outdoors.  …

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How to Live with Heart Failure

Doctors tell their patients with heart failure that they need to make changes with their lives.  Usually this entails changing their eating habits, remembering to take more medications, identifying changes in their bodies and reducing their stress level. This can be very overwhelming for someone dealing with an illness, not to mention the emotions that the person is going through knowing that…

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Home Safety Tips for Seniors

As seniors age, it is important to take safety precautions to ensure a safe home environment to prevent falls and injuries.  Below are ways to improve home safety for the elderly:  Remove clutter, make sure there is enough space to walk freely in every room without bumping into anything.  In addition, remove any items that have pointed corners, like end…

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