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8 Signs That It’s Time to Find In-Home Care

By Elder Care, General Health, Home Health Care, Nursing Care, Senior Care

Around 34.2 million individuals provided unpaid care to persons aged 50 or older during the last twelve months. As people age, the odds of a decline in physical or cognitive health and the ability to function independently steadily increase. Some people need help sooner because of a traumatic accident or illness. So, how do you know when it’s…

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Music Therapy for Dementia: Does it Work?

By Dementia Care

Most people find music to be an enjoyable part of life, but can music actually “wake up” the mind? Definitely, according to therapists who have been using music therapy to promote a sense of self and memory in older adults suffering from dementia. Music therapy for dementia is a purposeful process where therapists work one-on-one…

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Preventing Falls in Your Elderly Loved One

By Elder Care

Falls are the leading cause of injuries and hospitalizations in people over sixty-five. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), 1 in 4 older Americans suffer a fall every year. Falls among the elderly that result in a head injury or a broken bone account for 1 in 5 falls. And, between 2007 and…

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Time Management for Caregivers

By Home Health Care

In today’s busy world, it’s common to feel that there are never enough hours in the day. However, if you are caring for a homebound loved one, there seem to be even fewer hours available to you. The weeks and months pass by, and you occasionally stop and ponder how they could have slipped away…

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