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March 21st, 2018 What Stages of Grief Might Your Senior Encounter in a Time of Loss? 

Loss may become a big part of your aging adult's life. There are the people that she might lose, which includes both family members and friends. But there are also the skills and abilities that she might lose, such as driving or her ability to...

March 7th, 2018 What Causes Restless Legs Syndrome?

For years, Edwin enjoyed spending his evenings relaxing in his recliner with a good book in his hand and quiet music playing on the radio. Now, at age 84, something was interrupting his nightly ritual, and it was affecting his ability to sleep as...

February 20th, 2018 Could Home Care Help Your Parent Enjoy Pet Ownership?

Owning a pet can be fulfilling, meaningful, and an enhancement to your daily life. For an elderly adult, pet ownership can also provide a wide variety of benefits that can boost your care efforts to help them achieve and maintain better physical...

February 13th, 2018 How Can Home Care Improve Your Senior's Self-esteem? 

You might think about home care providers as a way to have some extra help, but they can do so much more for you and your senior on an emotional level. And during International Boost Self-Esteem Month, both you and your senior can take some time...

February 6th, 2018 Can Healthy Teeth Lower Blood Sugar?

More than 30 million people in the United States suffer from diabetes. Up to 95 percent of diabetes cases are type 2 diabetes. The condition occurs when the body stops making enough insulin or cannot use the insulin it makes. The result is high...

November 12th, 2017 Benefits of Gardening with Your Loved One in the South

In honor of National Family Caregivers Month, BrightStar Care took a look at the most popular family caregiver activities across the country. Based on national search data from Google, gardening with seniors is popular in the South region.No...

April 10th, 2017 No One Wants Dad

“When Dad’s Alzheimer’s got worse, Mom would call frantically and sometimes I could hear him screaming in the background. His irritability soon became aggression, so the first time Mom called sobbing that he had hit her, I knew that this was...

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...

March 14th, 2017 Wandering: I Want to Go Home

“I Want To Go Home”. Heartbreaking and frustrating, but it’s not your fault. More than 60% of those with Alzheimer’s will wander, and if they are not found within 24 hours, up to half will suffer serious injury or death. People living with...

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