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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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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 following infographic detailing some of the best indoor activities for the elderly.

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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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Safety Tips to Use a Bathroom for a Senior with Dementia in Philadelphia, PA
Safety Tips to Use a Bathroom for a Senior with Dementia in Philadelphia, PA
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on April 26, 2019

Bathroom safety is important for all caregivers to think about. Adding handrails and other safety features is a common good practice to have in place. However, your aging loved one may need additional help with using the toilet in the later stages of dementia. These four tips can help seniors…

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Senior Health in Philadelphia
Senior Health in Philadelphia
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on April 12, 2019

Taking care of your aging parent’s oral health is necessary to prevent many diseases and conditions that negatively affect quality of life. As a family caregiver, you should speak with your loved one’s dentist to determine good oral hygiene habits and make sure your loved one implements these changes into…

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By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on April 5, 2019

In the golden years, many people experience some degree of mobility loss, often resulting in the need for professional home care. Philadelphia families should encourage their aging loved ones to engage in stimulating activities despite their mobility limitations. The staff at Home Care Assistance Philadelphia would like to share an infographic listing a few activities that are perfect for seniors with limited mobility. If your loved one needs help managing the challenges of aging, call one of our compassionate Care Managers today at .

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Sit Down Games For Senior Citizens
Sit Down Games For Senior Citizens
By Shital Rane, 9:00 am on March 29, 2019

Staying active is essential for older adults, including those with limited mobility. There are a variety of games they can play while sitting on the couch, in a chair, or in the comfort of bed. Take a look at some of the games your aging loved one can have fun…

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