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Reasons Your Senior Loved One May Need Home Care in Dallas, TX
Reasons Your Senior Loved One May Need Home Care in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on January 16, 2019

While most seniors want to preserve their independence, there may come a time when home care services are necessary. As a caregiver, you need to monitor your loved one for signs of decreasing physical and psychological health to determine if he or she needs help in the home. Here are…

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Amazing Exercises for Sedentary Seniors in Dallas, TX
Amazing Exercises for Sedentary Seniors in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on December 26, 2018

A sedentary lifestyle is linked to a variety of health conditions that range from obesity to heart disease. Fortunately, it doesn’t take major changes to see a huge difference in health since increasing activity levels is as easy as adding some exercise into the day. Seniors who haven’t been physically…

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Caregiver Burned Out Prevention in Dallas, TX
Caregiver Burned Out Prevention in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on December 12, 2018

Statistics indicate more than 34 million adults in the United States act as caregivers for older adults. More than 85 percent of caregivers report the job is stressful. If caregivers don’t take sufficient steps, stress turns into burnout, which can leave them emotionally, mentally, and physically exhausted to the point…

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Benefits of In-Home Care vs. Nursing Homes in Dallas, TX
Benefits of In-Home Care vs. Nursing Homes in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 9:32 am on November 26, 2018

As much as an elderly adult might try to resist, he or she may eventually need assistance. Sometimes the need is precipitated by an injury from a fall or accident. Sometimes the family notices diminishing abilities or receives the diagnosis of dementia. And sometimes, it’s just the noticeable process of…

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Home care provider having coffee with an older woman in Dallas, TX
Home care provider having coffee with an older woman in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 9:55 am on November 7, 2018

Nutritional Help with Someone in Stroke Care Patients requiring stroke care often have challenges eating meals. Sometimes it’s a chewing or swallowing issue, but other times, it’s a matter of getting food to the mouth. If the stroke has created memory loss, the stroke patient might not remember to eat….

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Older man with a credit card and phone in Dallas, TX
Older man with a credit card and phone in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 8:38 am on October 23, 2018

Scammers like to prey upon older people in senior care because of their likelihood to be generous and kind. Money scams can happen by phone, email, the internet or even in person. Older residents in senior care need to be cautious with their finances.  They’re often on fixed incomes with…

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Celebrate Successful Aging with Positive Thinking in Dallas, TX
Celebrate Successful Aging with Positive Thinking in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 7:59 am on October 15, 2018

It’s a normal response for an independent adult to refuse the idea of a caregiver at first. When daily living tasks are finally too much of a challenge, the reality cannot be denied, and additional help must be brought into the home. Although the initial response is hesitance, once an…

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Home care provider in pink scrubs with an older woman in the living room in Dallas, TX
Home care provider in pink scrubs with an older woman in the living room in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 8:28 am on October 10, 2018

Once someone needing senior care learns about the many options of living with assistance, it may not feel so scary. There are numerous advantages that usually outweigh any concerns. For example, senior care assistance provides an additional layer of safety, besides the social opportunities, and both are essential to your…

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Older woman wearing blue with her daughter in Dallas, TX
Older woman wearing blue with her daughter in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 12:03 pm on September 18, 2018

Quality Caregivers Prioritize Routine Predictable schedules are probably best for everyone, but this becomes especially true as we age.  Surely, you’ve heard someone say that humans are “creatures of habit?” Consistent schedules remind older adults of what’s ahead, bringing a sense of comfort to them. When someone suffers from dementia,…

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Son with older mother on the couch learning about home care options in Dallas, TX
Son with older mother on the couch learning about home care options in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 10:41 am on September 5, 2018

Mental confusion and acute emotional distress can be symptoms of delirium and dementia, which would make it easy to confuse the two illnesses with each other. However, these are two distinctly different medical problems, and it’s critical for caregivers and community medical staff to understand their differences. Delirium commonly affects…

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