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By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on March 25, 2020

One of the main reasons seniors often need some type of care from family members or caregiving professionals is because of mobility limitations. As for what can impair the ability to get around, there are many possible conditions that can contribute to mobility issues. Here are some of the most…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on March 11, 2020

Family caregivers don’t expect people to thank them for doing what they do every day. Instead, they focus on doing what needs to be done, and this may sometimes cause them to feel their efforts go unnoticed. Saying “thank you” can provide the strength caregivers need to keep going, and…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on February 26, 2020

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological disorder that impacts the brain as well as the central nervous system. As the disorder progresses, some seniors develop a secondary condition known as Parkinson’s disease dementia. Here’s a closer look at how many people with Parkinson’s develop dementia and a few steps caregivers can…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on February 12, 2020

One of the top issues for older adults is financial stress, which can be caused by a lack of income, elder scams, high medical bills, and other situations. Family caregivers should step in to safeguard their senior loved one’s retirement and reduce financial anxiety. Below are tips you can use…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on January 29, 2020

Good mental and emotional health can help seniors maintain their independence and enhance their quality of life. They may have a better outlook on things even as they age and their health decreases. Continue reading to learn the benefits of being happy and what you can do as a family…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on January 15, 2020

It should come as no surprise to anyone that all seniors should regularly engage in physical activity, but many people don’t know how much exercise older adults actually need. Some seniors are also concerned they’re going to injure themselves if they try to exercise, which is one of the reasons…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on December 25, 2019

Millions of people in the United States provide care for a senior loved one. More than half of caregivers report that the role affects their emotional, mental, and physical health. When caregivers endure stress for an extended length of time, they may experience burnout. Preventing the dilemma requires making their…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on December 18, 2019

The winter holidays offer the perfect opportunity for older adults to spend time with family and participate in fun activities. The friendly staff at Dallas Home Care Assistance want to share an infographic listing a few fun activities you can do with your senior loved one during the holidays. If…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on December 11, 2019

People all around the world celebrate New Year’s Eve, whether they spend the evening at home with family, online with other like-minded individuals, or at community events with friends. As a family caregiver, you should encourage your senior loved one to bring in the New Year socializing instead of sitting…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on November 27, 2019

Some hospital readmissions are necessary for seniors, but they can have several detrimental effects. Hospital workers and caregivers can take steps to reduce readmissions, but many times they’re inevitable. Still it’s important to prevent them whenever possible. Here are some of the reasons hospital readmissions are bad for seniors. 1….