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By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on February 4, 2016

Online dating is extremely popular among seniors, but it comes with some pros and cons. Before encouraging your senior loved one to set up a profile, Dallas caregivers recommend you examine the following information to determine whether or not online dating is right for your elderly family member.  There’s a…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on January 28, 2016

Pneumonia can be dangerous for those of any age, but seniors are more susceptible to pneumonia than other age groups. There are many causes for pneumonia including bacteria, viruses, and even fungi. Signs of pneumonia include a fever, chills, difficulty breathing, and cough with phlegm. But according Dallas live-in care…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 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 Dallas Home Care Assistance, 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 Dallas Home Care Assistance, 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 Dallas Home Care Assistance, 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 Dallas Home Care Assistance, 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 Dallas Home Care Assistance, 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 Dallas Home Care Assistance, 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 Dallas Home Care Assistance, 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…