Invisible

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on January 21, 2016

Eating disorders are commonly thought of as problems for young people, but that is a myth. People with eating disorders are found among various age groups and genders, including senior citizens. It’s important for families and providers of hourly home care in Dallas, TX to understand the signs of an…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on January 14, 2016

Many people enjoy an occasional glass of wine or beer without incident, but would you be able to recognize a drinking problem if your senior parent or family member one had one? It’s important to watch out for signs of alcohol dependency so you can address the issue with your…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on January 7, 2016

With this year’s cold and flu season upon us, it’s important for caregivers for senior loved ones to learn how to protect the elderly from getting sick this winter. Seniors are more prone to developing a serious illness that may start out as a mere cold, so precautions are important….

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on December 31, 2015

Even with the cheer leftover from the holiday season, winter can be underwhelming for some senior citizens. Frigid air and lack of sunshine can put a damper on any outdoor activities seniors would otherwise enjoy, thereby resigning them to the house. Don’t let the winter blues get your senior loved…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on December 24, 2015

As the days get shorter and the nights get colder, people of all ages start to feel more lethargic and perhaps even sad. Winter depression occurs because the brain and body are naturally affected by the daily cycle of light and dark. Your aging loved ones are even more susceptible…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on December 17, 2015

Scientists affiliated with the Hurvitz Brain Sciences Program located at the Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Canada have successfully penetrated the blood-brain barrier using non-invasive focused ultrasound in order to deliver chemotherapy agents to malignant brain tumors. Providers of senior home care in Dallas explain what this means in terms of…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on December 10, 2015

When a senior loved one lives alone, the holiday season can be difficult for him or her. But with the help of caregivers in Dallas, families can make the holiday season special for seniors in so many ways. Start new traditions in your loved one’s home and include them in…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on November 26, 2015

Though being a caregiver can pose a range of challenges, most family caregivers find providing the live-in or hourly home care Dallas seniors need to be highly rewarding. If your senior loved one could use the assistance of a family caregiver, here are three reasons why senior care experts believe…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on November 19, 2015

One way to help delay the progression of certain Alzheimer’s symptoms is to keep seniors cognitively engaged. If you’re a family caregiver looking for ways to help your elderly loved one, try incorporating some intellectually stimulating activities into his or her daily routine. The following are four activities that experts…

By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on November 12, 2015

Just anticipating holiday hustle and bustle can be a source of anxiety. Family caregivers in particular are susceptible to stress during the holiday season, a trusted provider of in-home care in Dallas have prepared the following tips to help family members ease the tension and enjoy some quality time with…