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3 Ways to Make the Transition to Assisted Living Easier on Your Parents

Posted by on March 13, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways to Make the Transition to Assisted Living Easier on Your Parents

If your parents are getting ready to move into an assisted living facility, here are three ways that you can help make the transition go smoother for them. #1 Make Sure Your Parents Maintain Their Hobbies The first way you can help make the transition easier on your parents is by making sure that they are able to maintain their hobbies in their new home. For example, if your parents love to garden, purchase large flower pots for them that they can put on their front porch and balcony and use to grow flowers and fruits and vegetables. Make...

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Three Signs You Need To Take Your Loved One To An Assisted Living Center

Posted by on March 2, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Signs You Need To Take Your Loved One To An Assisted Living Center

Seeing your loved ones age can be hard. Many people feel saddened as they watch someone who used to care for them lose the use of their faculties and need help doing even simple things. However, putting off help for your loved one because you are hoping to avoid the inevitable isn’t fair to them or you. Your loved one needs skilled care to make sure that they are safe and protected. Here are some signs that your loved one needs more care than what you can provide for them. 1. Your Loved One Is Unsteady On Their Feet As a person ages it...

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4 Effective Ways To Reduce Your Chances Of Developing Alzheimer’s

Posted by on July 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 4 Effective Ways To Reduce Your Chances Of Developing Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a serious disease that causes severe and irreversible mental deterioration. With one and three seniors living with Alzheimer’s, it’s become an epidemic. Someone in the United States develops Alzheimer’s every 66 seconds. Doctors don’t have a full grasp on why people develop Alzheimer’s Disease. However, there are things that have been proven to help prevent the disease. If you’re worried about developing Alzheimer’s disease, there are things you can do to prevent it, or at...

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Why Do Strokes Happen And How Do You Prevent Them?

Posted by on April 12, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why Do Strokes Happen And How Do You Prevent Them?

Strokes are not exactly uncommon among adults. In fact, approximately 800,000 Americans have a stroke every year, according to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention. A stroke can lead to severe side effects, including vision loss, paralysis, memory loss and speech problems. The idea of suffering a stroke is scary, so it is important to determine if you are at risk or not. Here are some of the most common risk factors for strokes: Smoking Smoking tobacco can increase your risk of developing several health conditions, including strokes....

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