Each October and November, many people begin to experience winter-onset seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Shorter days and colder temperatures can lead to what many think of as the winter blues, a short-term change of mood. For many people, however, the changing seasons have a real, physical impact. Eran Metzger, MD, explains, “SAD is caused by reduced levels of […]
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Home Care and boundaries; how close is too close? Most of us enter helping fields because we are caring, kind, empathetic individuals who want to help support those who cannot support themselves. This is not easy work and we often enter situations that blur professional lines and require us to reflect on our own boundaries. We must ask […]
When a family member suffers a decline in physical health or impairment in physical ability the focus of treatment primarily centers on restoring the body to a healthier state or the managing of symptoms. Even the most well intentioned health professional may not have the foresight or time to address and treat any mental health issues which […]
After 50, it’s especially important to pay attention to nutrition to maximize health. A healthy diet can lower blood pressure, reduce cholesterol, and boost the immune system–all vital during the senior years. In addition, seniors may experience a decrease in appetite as they get older, and they tend to need fewer calories over all, making it necessary […]
Do you know any seniors that have Alzheimer’s? This condition is very daunting for those that have Alzheimer’s and their loved ones. It may be difficult to discover activities you can do together. Patience and understanding are two things that will help you. Here is a list of activities that can be stimulating and engaging to a senior with Alzheimer’s.
Everybody has their own routines. Home care allows your loved ones to keep some of their routines they have had for so long. Breaking some of their routines and changing everything in their life may cause depression.
This is probably the most important factor with home care. Making your mom or dad move into a senior healthcare facility can make it even worse. Keeping your loved ones close will not only help them but it will also help you. It gives us peace of mind that they are in their own home […]
According to a 2005 article in Harvard Health Publications from Harvard Medical School, in-home accidents are one of the leading causes of injury and death in the United States. The percentages of such accidents that prove fatal are significantly higher in the elderly population. People who are age 75 and older are four times more likely to die in […]
Saturday, October 15th 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Lone Tree Arts Center 10075 Commons Street, Lone Tree, CO 80124 Seminar is FREE! Reserve your seat now! www.cityoflonetree.com/agingwell
There are many benefits for senior home care. It is becoming more common for seniors to have in-home care. It gives us reassurance that our loved ones are safe and comfortable.
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