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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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Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society 40 Year digital seal
Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society 40 Year digital seal
By Jennifer Satery, 8:50 am on September 4, 2018

Home Care Assistance of Dallas is proud to be a part of the Dallas Area Parkinsonism Society DAPS)! Check out the featured news for September. One of the highlights is the Annual Kickoff Meeting featuring our own Jared Caplan as the featured speaker. DAPS Newsletter

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Senior woman wearing pink doing yoga outside with a home care provider in Dallas, TX
Senior woman wearing pink doing yoga outside with a home care provider in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 8:34 am on August 30, 2018

Staying active is important at any age. We need regular physical activity to keep our balance, strength, and cardiovascular health. Physical activity also reduces the chance of chronic disease. We can all increase our health and vitality, regardless of age! Experts recommend 150 minutes or more of weekly exercise. Go…

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Senior mother smiling with her daughter in Dallas, TX
Senior mother smiling with her daughter in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 9:26 am on August 8, 2018

Can Older Parents Make Healthy Changes? Sometimes you worry about your aging parents, especially when it’s apparent that they need to make some healthy changes. Perhaps they’re not getting enough activity, social interaction, or eating regular meals. You care and want to help them out, but it seems like your…

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Tired nurse with dark lighting in Dallas, TX
Tired nurse with dark lighting in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 1:24 pm on July 26, 2018

What does caregiver burnout mean? Can it be prevented? It’s not unusual to read about work-related stress and how it leads to burnout, as it has been studied and talked about often. There hasn’t been as much research specific to family caregiver burnout, yet it can also be stressful and…

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Red hiring sign for Home Care Assistance in Dallas, TX
Red hiring sign for Home Care Assistance in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 7:48 am on July 20, 2018

Mark your calendars! Caregiver Job Fair Tuesday, August 7, 2018 from 3:00pm to 6:00pm 5005 Addison Circle, Addison, TX  75001 Work for the Top Home Care Agency! Make a Difference while Enjoying the Perks of Being a Home Care Assistance Caregiver! Home Care Assistance staff enjoy regular hours, stable work…

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Older couple dancing at home with a white background in Dallas, TX
Older couple dancing at home with a white background in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 3:26 pm on July 14, 2018

When it comes to life vitality, have you stopped to consider how important your love and connections might be for you? What if your physician simply prescribed the following: “Immerse yourself in a community filled with people you love. Consistently strive for new friendships, while maintaining your old friendships. Never…

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Elderly man getting his heart checked by a doctor in Dallas, TX
Elderly man getting his heart checked by a doctor in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 11:45 am on June 30, 2018

Since healthy lifestyles typically correlate with a healthy heart, it’s great knowing that even seemingly small lifestyle changes may improve your heart health. Take the time to learn how to decrease your risk of heart disease. Sadly, up to 80% of the 17,000,000 annual deaths from heart disease worldwide could…

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Older woman smiling with nurse at home in Dallas, TX
Older woman smiling with nurse at home in Dallas, TX
By Jennifer Satery, 11:44 pm on June 13, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease (AD), a progressive neurodegenerative disorder affecting elderly people, gradually leads to dementia. Although researches and studies are leading us closer to finding a cure for neurodegenerative diseases, there is no definite treatment for Alzheimer’s disease. As a trusted home health services agency, we understand taking care of a…

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