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Why Are Seniors More Prone to Heat Illnesses?

August 3, 2021

Did you know that 2020 was Florida’s hottest year on record? While warm weather and constant sunshine are why many seniors choose to spend their retirement in Florida, adults aged 65 years and older are at an increased risk for heat strokes, heat exhaustion, and other heat-related illnesses. Seniors must take extra precautions when they are…

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Do I need Postoperative Care?

July 1, 2021

Every year, surgeons perform about 48 million surgical procedures in the United States alone. After every single one of these surgeries, patients have to go through a recovery period. During this time, their family members or medical staff take care of them until their bodies can continue with normal processes. The kind of care that they get…

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7 Signs of Senior Anxiety and Restorative Strategies

June 3, 2021

According to the CDC, about 20 percent of those older than 55 experience some type of mental health issue. These include anxiety, cognitive impairment, depression, and other mood disorders. Recognizing these signs is important when you are trying to help an older loved one. Do you want to learn more about senior anxiety, anxiety symptoms and restorative…

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Benefits of Companionship for Seniors

May 10, 2021

Now that 75 percent of the U.S. senior population have been vaccinated against COVID-19, let’s talk about the damaging effects the pandemic has had on the mental health and wellbeing of our senior loved ones. It shouldn’t surprise us that isolation and loneliness can have significant negative effects on the health of seniors. Lonely seniors suffer a 59 percent…

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8 Activities to Do After Getting Vaccinated in Florida

May 1, 2021

The COVID-19 availability of vaccines will substantially reduce the risks of serious side effects associated with the virus. According to the CDC, if you are fully vaccinated, you can start doing many things that you had stopped doing because of the pandemic. Outdoor events and activities are still safer than indoor activities, but fully vaccinated…

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Why In-Home Caregivers Are Vital for Keeping Seniors Safe During COVID-19

March 25, 2021

Older adults with COVID-19 are at a higher risk of developing serious symptoms. This has been a hard time for seniors and their family members. COVID has left many seniors isolated in their homes, unable to see family and friends.  Home care providers offer essential services during the pandemic. Traditionally, caregivers assist with vital tasks such…

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Effective At-home Workout for Seniors

February 11, 2021

Home is the safest place for senior citizens to be during the Covid-19. But the pandemic has further reduced the activity levels of senior citizens as they must stay indoors and observe social distancing. This lack of activity can be harmful to your physical and mental health. Working out can help keep your weight down,…

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2021 Resolutions for Seniors

January 4, 2021

Have you considered what your 2021 New Year’s resolutions are going to be? Do you want to be healthier and more active? Do you want to find new ways to communicate with others? Would you like to be more engaged with your community? For seniors, prioritizing health becomes more important with every passing year. Top…

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Using an In-Home Care Agency Benefits

November 13, 2020
Home care professional checking elderly woman's vitals

As more members of the population reach their Golden Years, a growing number of families are finding the need for long-term, in-home care. When it comes to long-term care, you have several options. You can hire an individual that you find in a registry, online, or through a friend. Alternatively, you can hire a licensed caregiving…

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Time for Home Care? Classic Signs That Someone Needs Help

October 13, 2020

Are you wondering if it’s time to get your elderly loved one the help they need? Do you often find yourself thinking about whether or not to hire a live-in care provider to watch them? If so, then you should consider the signs it’s time to find home care. It’s never too late to get…

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