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16 August | 2023

Sleep Hygiene for Seniors: Tips for Better Rest

The National Sleep Foundation recommends that seniors aim for 7 to 8 hours of sleep per night. Sleep is essential for the body’s rejuvenation and mental clarity, but changes in sleep patterns and other factors can disrupt seniors’ ability to rest peacefully. After all, the normal changes of aging include changing sleep habits, too. You […]

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12 June | 2023

Fall Prevention: Safeguarding Seniors from Accidents and Injuries

As we age, it’s crucial to take proactive steps to ensure our safety and well-being. One significant concern for older adults is the risk of falls, which can lead to serious injuries and a loss of independence. 

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10 February | 2023

What Is the Best Way to Show Support for a Family Caregiver?

Family caregivers do an excellent job of providing comfort and care to elderly individuals who need it most. But caregiving isn’t a simple job on the side. It requires extensive care and attention, often resulting in a few rough patches throughout the daily lives of caregivers. Whether you’re a friend of a caregiver or a […]

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12 October | 2022

Ways for Caregivers to Help Seniors With Depression

Providing support for those suffering from medical conditions, dangerous health conditions, or senior care, caregivers are an important part of the lives of many individuals. For seniors dealing with the difficult part of aging, it can be stressful to know that you can’t partake in the same physical activities or hang out with family and […]

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03 August | 2022

Grocery Shopping for the Elderly — How to Provide a Balanced Diet

A balanced and nutritious diet remains one of the most consistent needs for people — from the minute they’re born and well into their golden years. While getting the proper nutrients when you’re growing up helps you develop a healthy body, it becomes even more important when you’re older to get everything you need to […]

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02 June | 2022

Helpful Tips for First Time Caregivers

Taking care of an elderly loved one represents a big step in your relationship with that person. Becoming the primary caregiver for a loved one can quickly become a source of anxiety and lead you to feel unprepared for the task. For many first-time caregivers, having some helpful tips for handling their new normal can […]

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12 April | 2022

Steps to Take to Improve Senior’s Quality of Life

Growing older does not mean that seniors should expect to see a dip in their overall quality of life. Aging with grace and dignity should not come across as a luxury but something that is inherently expected as they enter their golden years. For seniors entering the world of home health care for the first […]

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04 February | 2022

How to Talk to Your Loved One About Home Health Care

Adult children with aging parents might not know how to talk to a loved one about senior care. If you’re worried about a loved one’s declining physical or mental health, it can be challenging to broach the subject of long-term care. Topics around this decision include senior living, money, health, and aging in place at […]

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09 December | 2021

What Questions Should I Be Asking My Home Health Care Provider?

Knowing the right questions to ask a home health provider will help you choose the best company for your needs. If you have an older adult family member who needs home health care, asking questions is a great way to narrow down your selection of providers. It’s important to involve family members in the selection […]

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28 October | 2021

What’s the Difference Between Home Health Care and a Nursing Home?

When it’s time to help your loved one make senior living choices, you have many options, depending on the level of care your loved one needs. Many older adults want to stay at home as they age — and home health care is one option that may make that possible. Understanding the differences between home […]

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14 September | 2021

Tips for Easing Joint Pain Without Medication

Joint pain is particularly brutal during the comparably humid summer, fall, and spring months. Everyone in the greater Philadelphia area and beyond will experience joint pain at some point in their life. There is no reason to suffer when you can ease the pain without taking daily medication. Let’s take a quick look at some […]

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11 August | 2021

Sun Safety Month Tips!

August is sun safety month for good reason. We are now in the dog days of summer. Philadelphia has elevated humidity, temperatures in the 80s-90s, and plenty of sun. If you don’t prepare accordingly when venturing out of the house, you will end up with a painful sunburn, blistering, and sun damage. Let’s take a […]

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14 July | 2021

Aging With Comfort Home Care Vs. Assisted Living

If you have an aging loved one in your family, you are likely wondering whether home care or assisted living is the better option. Assisted living certainly has its merits yet it is expensive and removes the patient from his or her regular living space. Let’s take a closer look at the merits of Philadelphia […]

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10 June | 2021

Your Guide to Remaining Mentally Healthy While Caring for a Loved One

Providing care to a spouse or another loved one is one of the more difficult challenges you can embrace. If you aren’t careful, you will end up mentally and physically exhausted. The worst possible outcome is a mental or physical health breakdown that renders you unable to provide assistance to your loved one and require...

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09 June | 2021

Abuse and Neglect

Did you know that all Consumers have rights? Most consumers receiving homecare do not know that they have rights. Caregivers are undergo specific training on this subject so that they can understand that all consumers have the right to be treated with respect and dignity. Some forms of Abuse and Neglect are explained further below.

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08 June | 2021

What changes occur in the body as we age?

A wide range of changes can happen in the body to different degrees as we age. These changes are not necessarily indicative of an underlying disease but they can be distressing to the individual. Even though the aging process cannot be stopped, being aware of these changes and adopting a healthy lifestyle can reduce their...

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08 June | 2021

Vitamins and Supplements for the Elderly

Last week chocolate was good for you and red wine was not so good. This week red wine is good for you and chocolate is only good in moderation. There is a lot of conflicting information out there about what foods, vitamins, and dietary supplements are good for us. More and more, it is up

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