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By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on March 18, 2015

Eating healthy all year round is important for everyone, but it is extremely important for seniors to keep the body and immune system healthy. A balanced diet, filled with seasonal fruits and vegetables is a great way for seniors to get the most out of their meals. At Home Care…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on March 11, 2015

Respite is defined by the Merriam-Webster dictionary as “a short period of time when you are able to stop doing something that is difficult” and this is just what respite care is designed to do for those caring for aging parents, relatives and loved ones. As a leading provider of…

By Shital Rane, 7:23 pm on March 4, 2015

Advancing age is a risk factor for a number of conditions that can leave a senior dependent on others to carry out daily tasks. If you have an aging parent or loved one who is entering his or her golden years, the trusted Philadelphia home care agency, Home Care Assistance,…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on February 25, 2015

Seniors are constantly encouraged to maintain active lifestyles. Whether its climbing stairs, maintaining balance or standing from a seated position, these tasks can become extremely difficult as muscles weaken and joints stiffen. However, through systematic training, these processes can also be slowed or even reversed. Resistance training or weightlifting is…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on February 18, 2015

As people with Alzheimer’s become more confused, they often become suspicious and might begin demonstrating paranoid behavior. Although this is a very common symptom of the disease, it can be shocking when a loved one accuses you of stealing or cheating. Today, the Philadelphia Alzheimer’s care experts at Home Care…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on February 11, 2015

Loneliness is a common problem among seniors, often for a variety of reasons. Older adults with health issues, financial burdens, no nearby family or mobility challenges are the most likely to be affected. Loneliness however, goes beyond a simple desire for social interaction. If left unaddressed, it can result in…

By Shital Rane, 10:31 pm on February 4, 2015

As your parents and loved ones start to age, it’s natural to become concerned about their health. While certain changes will be easy to detect such as decreased mobility or difficulty hearing, it’s also important to keep things that are not so easy to observe in mind, like heart health….

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on January 28, 2015

If you have recently discovered that a loved one has been diagnosed with Parkinson’s, you probably want to do all that you can to help them through this time. Though this diagnosis will be a challenge for your family, there are certain things that you can do to keep your…

By Shital Rane, 8:00 am on January 21, 2015

As many individuals age, they mistakenly believe that bone loss and fracture is an inevitable consequence of the aging process. This is not true! There are measures that seniors can take to help keep their bones strengthened and to avoid fractures. Below are some of the best ways to monitor…

By Shital Rane, 11:58 pm on January 14, 2015

Well over half of the individuals that survive a stroke have difficulty with motor function, weakness and coordination. Fortunately, extensive research and advancements in technology have given way to a wave of new products that can help promote these functions and overall rehabilitation for stroke survivors. As a leading provider…