Invisible

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 5:06 pm on June 20, 2016

Technology affords us unparalleled convenience – we can check in on Mom or Dad frequently with a quick phone call or text message even if they live hundreds or thousands of miles away. However, recent research has found that remote communication does not compare to in-person visits when it comes…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 12:53 pm on June 14, 2016

The myth that aging means inevitable cognitive decline is a common misconception. As a part of our mission to change the way the world ages, Home Care Assistance of Dallas hopes to dispel these myths around aging and focus on the positive side of growing old. Another proponent of positive…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 6:12 pm on June 9, 2016

The number of people living to age 100 has nearly doubled in the past three decades and with longer lifespan comes a shift in focus on promoting wellness in our extended years. Our mission at Home Care Assistance of Dallas is to change the way the world ages, helping older…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 3:41 pm on June 8, 2016

Summer brings sunshine and fresh air, but for seniors who have mobility issues, the simple act of venturing outside can be difficult. Depending on the activity, going outdoors can help relieve boredom, increase vitamin D from sun exposure and boost physical exercise resulting in happiness and improved overall well-being. Here…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 11:46 am on June 7, 2016

Cardiovascular disease is the number one cause of death worldwide even though most cases are preventable. To help our local Dallas community, Home Care Assistance is sharing the latest study on how positive text messages can encourage heart-healthy choices as well as some tips to kick-start your own heart-healthy regimen….

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 12:23 pm on June 2, 2016

Diabetes is a chronic disease that occurs when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar, or when the body cannot use the insulin it produces. If left unregulated, diabetes can lead to nerve damage and may even affect brain health. The effects of diabetes…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 3:19 pm on May 31, 2016

Starting in 1938, the Harvard Department of Psychiatry initiated the Grant Study in order to uncover the key to happiness and healthy longevity by tracking the lives of 724 men for 75 years. Participants shared their social histories, answered written surveys every other year, participated in face-to-face interviews every fifteen…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on May 26, 2016

Nail care remains an important part of personal grooming for seniors. There are many methods and tools that can be used to keep nails looking their best, though Dallas senior home care providers should use the following to keep their loved one’s nails healthy. Detergents and soaps encountered when bathing,…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on May 19, 2016

Despite your loved one’s physical limitations, there are safe and effective exercises he or she can enjoy. With help from dedicated Dallas live-in caregivers, seniors of varying abilities can have fun and get into shape during the spring and summer months doing the following pool exercises.  Standing Push Ups To…

By Dallas Home Care Assistance, 9:00 am on May 12, 2016

Though anyone can sweat at night, night sweats are somewhat less common and they are far more severe. An episode of night sweats is characterized by an increased heart rate, a feeling of chilliness, and repeated sweating at night that completely soaks nightclothes and bedding. There are many potential causes…