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Providing Post-Stroke Care to Your Older Parent in Dallas, TX
Providing Post-Stroke Care to Your Older Parent in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on March 27, 2019

Approximately 800,000 people in the U.S. have strokes each year. The development of symptoms and long-lasting effects vary depending on the region affected and the extent of the trauma. Family members often opt to care for an older loved one during recovery. The compassion, comfort, encouragement, and support of family…

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6 Ways Family Caregivers Benefit from Respite Care in Dallas, TX
6 Ways Family Caregivers Benefit from Respite Care in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on March 13, 2019

Good family caregivers recognize they need help and don’t wait to get it, even if that means hiring a professional to help out with their aging loved one’s care. Respite care is one of the most efficient caregiving options, freeing up family caregivers’ time without compromising their loved ones’ health…

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Tips on Being a Great Caregiver to Your Senior Loved One in Dallas, TX
Tips on Being a Great Caregiver to Your Senior Loved One in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on February 27, 2019

The way you treat your senior parent could boost his or her mood and lead to a better quality of life. You should always look for ways to make your loved one’s life more comfortable, even if it requires some major adjustments on your end. Here are some tips to…

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Ways Aging Adults Can Reduce the Risk of Dementia in Dallas, TX
Ways Aging Adults Can Reduce the Risk of Dementia in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on February 13, 2019

Cognitive impairment isn’t part of the normal aging process. Dementia occurs secondary to a variety of medical conditions and disorders. A study published in JAMA Internal Medicine suggests one-third or more of dementia disorders are preventable. There are many ways family members can help their older loved ones reduce the…

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Tips to Provide High-Quality Care for a Senior with Alzheimer’s in Dallas, TX
Tips to Provide High-Quality Care for a Senior with Alzheimer’s in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 9:00 am on January 30, 2019

Caring for an elderly loved one with Alzheimer’s can be overwhelming at times, especially if you have no experience with this disease. However, with patience, commitment, and a positive outlook, you can provide your loved one with a warm environment that keeps him or her calm and alleviates some of…

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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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