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September 14th, 2017 Tips for Helping a Senior with Sensory Impairment Avoid Malnutrition

Caregivers in Old Town IL: Tips for Helping a Senior with Sensory Impairment Avoid Malnutrition Experts estimate that there are more than 1 million aging adults throughout the United States who are suffering from consistent malnutrition, and...

September 7th, 2017 September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month: What Are the Types of Blood Cancer?

Home Health Care in Chicago IL: September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month: What Are the Types of Blood Cancer? Blood cancers affect the way the body produces blood cells and the way the blood cells function. Blood cancer often starts in the...

August 31st, 2017 Why Does Your Loved One Continue to Drive, Even if She Knows She Shouldn't?

Elderly Care in River North IL: Why Does Your Loved One Continue to Drive, Even if She Knows She Shouldn't? Your loved one's reasons for continuing to drive can be varied and complicated. It's entirely possible that your loved one is well aware...

August 23rd, 2017 Could Your Loved One Benefit from Volunteering in Your Area?

Senior Care in Old Town IL: Could Your Loved One Benefit from Volunteering in Your Area? Many elderly loved ones have some extra time and they have a serious wealth of knowledge. This can make volunteering something that is extremely appealing...

August 18th, 2017 Food Allergy Triggers for the Elderly

Homecare in Chicago IL: Food Allergy Triggers for the Elderly Many people think that by the late stages of life, there are no more surprises in terms of allergies. If your elderly loved one was going to be allergic to something, they would have...

August 10th, 2017 August 15th is National Relaxation Day: Here’s Why Caregivers Should Take Time to Relax

Elder Care in Streeterville IL: August 15th is National Relaxation Day Experts say there are about 43.5 million people in the United States serving as family caregivers. Of those, 34.2 million are caring for adults aged 50 and over. The average...

August 3rd, 2017 Is Your Parent Prepared for Disasters?

Caregivers in RIver North IL: Is Your Parent Prepared for Disasters? No one wants to think about a disaster affecting their family, but the fact is that disasters like tornadoes, earthquakes, and floods do happen. Some disasters can cause...

April 7th, 2017 Great article to review: Brain scans may reveal mental secret of "Super Agers"

Great article to review: Brain scans may reveal mental secret of "Super Agers" click on photo to read the article:

April 4th, 2017 4 strategies when individuals with dementia refuse medication

By Sharon Roth Maguire, MS, RN, GNP-BC Chief Clinical Quality Officer, BrightStar Care People with Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia may take multiple medications. And because the risk of missing a dose or confusing pills is so high for...

March 27th, 2017 Healthy Baking and Cooking Tips for Seniors

Helping your loved one follow a special diet for heart disease or diabetes may not mean they have to give up their favorite family recipes. Who knew you could use applesauce instead of oil in mom’s famous blueberry muffins? Try these simple...

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