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How Common is Arthritis?

By Ted Wolfendale | Jan 28, 2019 | Comments Off on How Common is Arthritis?
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Home Care Naples FL-Understanding this condition can help you to better develop a care approach to help your parent cope with their arthritis as they age in place. Here are some things to know.

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What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease?

By Ted Wolfendale | Jan 22, 2019 | Comments Off on What Causes Alzheimer’s Disease?
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Homecare Naples FL-One important aspect to being a family caregiver to an older adult is to learn as much as you can about their medical conditions. In the case of a senior who has Alzheimer’s disease, that can mean having a lot to learn.

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Helpful Information About Thyroid Health for Seniors

By Ted Wolfendale | Jan 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Helpful Information About Thyroid Health for Seniors

January is thyroid awareness month. It is important for seniors to understand thyroid health as many live with undiagnosed thyroid problems. Thyroid diseases often go undiagnosed in the elderly, complicating and exacerbating other health issues. January is thyroid awareness month. It’s an important time for seniors and their caregivers to understand thyroid health. Knowing basic…

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What Seniors and Caregivers Need to Know about Glaucoma

By Ted Wolfendale | Jan 21, 2019 | Comments Off on What Seniors and Caregivers Need to Know about Glaucoma

Even though it is the second leading cause of blindness, few people know about glaucoma. Seniors are especially at risk and need to know the facts. More than 3 million people in the US have glaucoma. Many are seniors. Many don’t know they have the condition. However, this symptomless disease can be stopped before it…

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Seniors with Vision Loss and How Caregivers Can Help

By Ted Wolfendale | Jan 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Seniors with Vision Loss and How Caregivers Can Help

Seniors are prone to eye disorders, so exams are crucial. Problems develop painlessly & have no symptoms & individuals may not notice changes in their vision. Seniors and Vision Loss: How to Adapt to Changes in Sight The importance of sight exams Getting an annual eye exam is important for people of all ages, but…

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Seniors and Technology: How to Keep Your Independence

By Ted Wolfendale | Jan 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Seniors and Technology: How to Keep Your Independence

Technology can be a useful aid in helping seniors with various tasks so that they can remain independent and at home. Many seniors want to maintain their independence for as long as possible. In fact, Americans over age 50 prefer to age in place, according to surveys. (www.nbcnews.com) Technology can be a useful aid in…

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Health and Wellness for Seniors

By Ted Wolfendale | Jan 21, 2019 | Comments Off on Health and Wellness for Seniors

 January is the perfect time to start a healthy lifestyle. Caregivers can help seniors maintain health with proper nutrition, exercise and lifestyle habits. Healthy Eating After 50 1,600 to 2,800 calories/day, depending on physical activity and weight. Fruits | 3–5 servings (one serving = one small peach, ¼ cup dried fruit, ½ cup sliced apples)…

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7 Habits Every Senior Should have in 2019

By Ted Wolfendale | Jan 18, 2019 | Comments Off on 7 Habits Every Senior Should have in 2019
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HABITS FOR SENIORS Start new habits this year for better health. Seniors can change their lifestyle and start practicing these 7 new healthy habits this year. A new year is the perfect time to start putting new habits in place. New year’s signify fresh starts, rebirths, and second chances. So what better time to help…

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How Lymphedema Affects Older Adults with Cancer

By Ted Wolfendale | Jan 7, 2019 | Comments Off on How Lymphedema Affects Older Adults with Cancer
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Home Care Service Naples FL-Understanding lymphedema can help cancer caregivers better manage this side effect of cancer. Here is some information.

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How to Help Seniors Fight Loneliness During the Holidays

By Ted Wolfendale | Dec 18, 2018 | Comments Off on How to Help Seniors Fight Loneliness During the Holidays

Loneliness is often experienced by seniors during the holiday season. There are ways to brighten the season for lonely and depressed seniors. The holiday season can exacerbate seniors’ feelings of loneliness. This can cause health problems and affect their quality of life. Persistent loneliness can have the same health impact as smoking 15 cigarettes a…

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