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What Caregivers Should Know About Alzheimer’s & Memory Loss in Philadelphia, PA
What Caregivers Should Know About Alzheimer’s & Memory Loss in Philadelphia, PA
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on September 13, 2019

Memory loss and confusion are common symptoms associated with Alzheimer’s disease, which affects more than five million Americans. If you’re caring for a senior loved one who has been diagnosed with this progressive condition, you may be wondering what to expect with regard to memory-related issues. Here’s what you need…

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Puzzles for Aging Adults During Stroke Recovery in Philadelphia, PA
Puzzles for Aging Adults During Stroke Recovery in Philadelphia, PA
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on August 30, 2019

Senior stroke survivors should take on purposeful activities such as solving puzzles to increase their circulation and restore cognitive function as they recover. To keep the activities fun and appealing, family caregivers need to choose puzzles based on their elderly loved ones’ cognitive and physical abilities. Below are some of…

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Alzheimer’s Caregivers Strategies in Philadelphia, PA
Alzheimer’s Caregivers Strategies in Philadelphia, PA
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on August 16, 2019

Taking care of a senior loved one who has Alzheimer’s can be challenging, but there are a few steps you can take to make this process as stress-free as possible. With a solid plan in place and a little bit of assistance, you’ll be able to provide world-class care and…

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Activities to Boost Cognition After During Stroke Recovery in Philadelphia, PA
Activities to Boost Cognition After During Stroke Recovery in Philadelphia, PA
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on July 26, 2019

Strokes can cause sensory, motor, and cognitive impairment in older adults. If untreated, these issues could impact the ability to think, talk, walk, and carry out various daily activities. However, taking up cognitive exercises like those mentioned below can boost your senior loved one’s health and speed up the recovery…

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How Seniors With Dementia Can Increase Memory Function in Philadelphia, PA
How Seniors With Dementia Can Increase Memory Function in Philadelphia, PA
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on July 12, 2019

Memory impairment caused by dementia can be severe enough to disrupt a senior’s daily life, which makes participating in mentally stimulating activities vital. Taking up games, projects, and exercises can boost cognitive health and quality of life. Below are some activities that can provide support for seniors with memory loss….

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Useful Tips for Parkinson’s Caregivers in Philadelphia, PA
Useful Tips for Parkinson’s Caregivers in Philadelphia, PA
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on June 28, 2019

Caring for a senior loved one with Parkinson’s can be overwhelming, leading to stressful days. Watching your loved one’s health decrease can be challenging, but you need to remain positive and do everything possible to boost his or her quality of life. Below you’ll find a list of tips that…

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How to Speak to an Aging Adult Who Has Dementia in Philadelphia, PA
How to Speak to an Aging Adult Who Has Dementia in Philadelphia, PA
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on June 14, 2019

Dementia changes how seniors communicate. Once they reach a certain stage, they may not fully be able to understand complicated directions or information. Your aging loved one may also need you to listen carefully to understand what he or she wants to say. Finding effective ways to talk to a…

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How Can Aging Adults to Stay Healthy as They Get Older in Philadelphia, PA
How Can Aging Adults to Stay Healthy as They Get Older in Philadelphia, PA
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on May 31, 2019

Growing older is a part of life, but that doesn’t prevent seniors from aging gracefully. If they choose to live healthy, they could increase their longevity and independence. Below are some secrets your senior loved one can use to increase his or her odds of healthy aging. 1. Eat Right…

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6 Indoor Activities for Seniors to Enjoy [Infographic]
6 Indoor Activities for Seniors to Enjoy [Infographic]
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on May 24, 2019

At Philadelphia Home Care Assistance, we believe it’s important for seniors to enjoy activities each day that can keep them engaged. Though many great activities suggested for older adults take place outdoors, there are several options they can choose right in the comfort of home. Take a look at the…

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How to Alleviate Your Senior Parent’s Anxiety in Philadelphia, PA
How to Alleviate Your Senior Parent’s Anxiety in Philadelphia, PA
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on May 17, 2019

Anxiety can diminish quality of life for seniors, and it may also raise the risk for high blood pressure, elevated blood sugar levels, and cardiac arrhythmia. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to alleviate anxiety in your senior loved one. Offer Healthy Foods Certain nutritional deficiencies can heighten…

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