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Helping Seniors Navigate Through Memory Loss

By patrick / February 1, 2019 / 0 Comments
Helping seniors

Forgetfulness is something nearly everyone experiences from time to time. The occasional incident of forgetting something every now and then is no big deal in the grand scheme of things, but as seniors age, memory loss can become a cause for concern. From Alzheimer’, dementia, and simply getting older, there are a variety of causes…

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Preparing for the New Year with Your Senior Loved One

By patrick / January 29, 2019 / 0 Comments
Senior loved one

The New Year can be a great time to reevaluate and plan for the future of your senior loved one. You likely just spent a significant amount of time with them over the holidays, so you have had a chance to recently experience their demeanor and behavior. Year over year as people age, their needs…

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Ways to Make Your Family Reunion a Success

By patrick / December 27, 2018 / Comments Off on Ways to Make Your Family Reunion a Success
Family Reunions

The holidays often serve as a time for families to reunite and spend time together for the first time in a while. These special occasions where members of the family all get together rarely happen often, but they serve as a great opportunity to catch up on life events with members of all generations while…

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Tips to Cope with Grief During the Holidays

By patrick / December 19, 2018 / Comments Off on Tips to Cope with Grief During the Holidays
Holiday Famiy

The holiday season is often one filled with joyous memories, comfort food, warm conversations, and of course reunions with loved ones you may only see a few times a year. The opportunity for uninterrupted, quality time is a reason to celebrate and rejoice, but it is also the same reason the holidays can be difficult…

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5 Nutritious Recipes Caregivers CanMake During the Cold Weather Months

By patrick / December 18, 2018 / Comments Off on 5 Nutritious Recipes Caregivers CanMake During the Cold Weather Months
Nutrition

Preparing nutritious recipes can help keep seniors healthy during the winter. Maintaining good nutrition can boost immunity and help ward off ailments. Maintaining good nutrition during the winter can boost immunity and help provide seniors with much-needed nutrients to ward off ailments that often come with this season. A healthy immune system can help fight the…

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Holiday Travel Trips With Senior Loved Ones

By patrick / December 12, 2018 / Comments Off on Holiday Travel Trips With Senior Loved Ones
Holiday Travel Plans

The holiday season is officially among us and with that comes an increase in events, activities, and festivities for families. The increase in plans can often require travelling. Although traveling can come with obstacles, travelling with seniors is well worth the planning that comes along with it. At Harmony Home Care, we know how important…

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Winter Safety: Top 5 Tips for Caregivers and their Seniors

By patrick / December 6, 2018 / Comments Off on Winter Safety: Top 5 Tips for Caregivers and their Seniors
Winter Safety

Harsh weather can bring special challenges to seniors and their caregivers. Prepare yourself so you stay healthy and safe in severe winter conditions Winter Safety: Top 5 Tips for Caregivers and their Seniors Winter weather can bring special challenges and circumstances to seniors and their caregivers. By taking a little extra precautions, you can be…

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The Benefits of Family Centered Care

By patrick / December 5, 2018 / 0 Comments
Family Centered Care

NationalAcademies.org reports that 17.7 million people in the United States serve as a family caregiver for someone aged 65 or older who has a significant impairment. Family caregivers are anyone who provide assistance and support to an individual who may have a physical or mental disability or to aging seniors. This can include relatives, friends, or…

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Tips To Help Seniors Remain Independent As They Age

By patrick / November 28, 2018 / Comments Off on Tips To Help Seniors Remain Independent As They Age
Help seniors

Seniors often report feeling that they have completely relinquished their independence and now have to rely on others to get through their day-to-day life. As you care for your senior loved one, it may be hard to find a balance between keeping them safe and preserving their wellbeing, while also allowing them to uphold their…

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How To Prepare For The Holidays With A Senior Loved One

By patrick / November 21, 2018 / Comments Off on How To Prepare For The Holidays With A Senior Loved One
Prepare for holidays with senior loved one

The holidays are one of the most exciting times of the year. Celebrations are planned, traditions are practiced, and families are often reunited with each other at this joyous time. While these times are typically positive, having an elderly loved one can cause a sense of concern as you prepare for holiday festivities. Fortunately, some…

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