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Providing senior in-home care tips and stories for everything related to senior care.

9 Steps to Follow to Help a Fallen Senior Get to Their Feet

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Nov 20, 2018 3:05:00 PM

Seniors are typically at a higher risk for falls due to a number of factors, such as weakened muscles, poor eyesight, or side effects from medications. It's important to understand why seniors fall and how you can prevent falls from happening, especially if you are a caregiver to a senior. However, you can't always stop a fall from occurring. That's why it is even more important to know the steps to take after a senior falls and needs help getting up.

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Exercising Indoors: 5 Ways for Seniors to Keep Moving

Posted by Michael Watson on Nov 6, 2018 3:04:00 PM

Physical activity is important as you age, but getting around may not be as easy as it once was. And when weather or personal conditions leave you stranded indoors, how can you stay active? Here are 5 ways to keep moving and exercise effectively without the need for an outdoor venue.

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Best Activities for Seniors Living in Brazoria County, Texas

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Oct 16, 2018 3:03:00 PM

Seniors are living on their own and aging in place more than ever in Brazoria County. The quality of life makes this city a great place for seniors to live and age in. Because of this, the need for fun, senior-friendly activities is on the rise. Luckily, Brazoria County is home to plenty of activities that seniors can attend and enjoy. Here are just a few!

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How Far Will My Money Go in Brazoria County?

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Oct 2, 2018 3:01:00 PM

The cost of living in Brazoria County, TX, is low compared to the national average. For example, housing, transportation, utilities, and groceries cost less than many other cities and states in the country. However, while the cost of living in this county may make it a wonderful place to live, seniors still have to consider how much it will cost for them to get the care they need. Unfortunately, those costs can be extremely high and unattainable for those living on a strict budget.

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3 Ways to Stay Happy as a Senior with Health Concerns

Posted by Michael Watson on Sep 18, 2018 2:57:00 PM

As seniors age, health challenges often arise that can be difficult to navigate around. Whether one is ill often due to a chronic disease or has suffered a fall that has left them in pain, seniors often struggle to remain happy while facing health challenges every day of their lives. But does being happy really mean being 100% healthy? It doesn't! Seniors can remain happy even when they are not at their best, health-wise. Follow these tips to be happy despite health challenges.

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Making Homes Smart for Seniors

Posted by Michelle Cemental on Sep 4, 2018 3:07:00 PM

Technology is developing at an amazing pace, putting smart home innovations within everyone's reach. And the newest inventions are perfect for seniors. Whether your loved one lives alone, with a spouse, or with other family members, smart products make everyday tasks easier, allowing seniors to remain in their homes, in comfort, good health and safety. Learn more about how technology addresses each of those areas for seniors. 

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Facing Burnout While Caregiving

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 21, 2018 5:30:00 PM

 

You knew it wasn't going to be easy, but you may not have understood how hard it can be. Caregiving is a selfless service or even profession. But the demands on your time and patience are unrelenting. Many caregivers reach a point where they feel exhausted and drained, in other words caregiver burnout. Studies have shown that this phenomena is a serious risk for employed caregivers—a risk both their own health and to the health of their patient or loved one in their charge.

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Health Insurance Doesn't Always Cover It All for Senior Citizens

Posted by Alyssa Ball on Aug 7, 2018 5:30:00 PM

 

Getting older should mean having health care coverage for everything you need. However, it doesn't always work that way. There are many things that medical insurance won't cover, even with Medicare A and B. It's important to know exactly what is and what is not covered in order to avoid any unnecessary surprises.

Let's look at 6 instances in which medical insurance won't provide coverage for seniors. 

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3 Exercise Wearables for Your Active Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 24, 2018 5:30:00 PM

It's essential for your beloved senior to stay active. He or she may be an avid walker or participate in yoga-inspired stretching. Regardless of the preferred activity, here are a few ideal wearables to keep your senior moving safely.

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Safe And Effective Exercise Equipment For Seniors

Posted by Ruby Cemental on Jul 10, 2018 5:30:00 PM

Many seniors realize the importance of exercise as they age and thankfully, so do the creators of exercise equipment. Because of this, there are a lot of equipment options for seniors that allow them to safely exercise. Here are some great options. 

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