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Signs of Dementia Progression in Cleveland, OH
Signs of Dementia Progression in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on February 12, 2019

Dementia is a progressive condition that leads to issues with memory, communication, comprehension, and reasoning for older adults. Although there’s no cure, there are healthy lifestyle choices the elderly can make to slow dementia’s progression. Learn how quickly dementia can progress and what can be done to slow it down….

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Ways for Reducing Caregiver Fatigue in Cleveland, OH
Ways for Reducing Caregiver Fatigue in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on January 29, 2019

Caring for a senior can lead to caregiver fatigue. If you take care of an aging parent, it’s important that you take steps to reduce fatigue. Doing so ensures your experience as a caregiver is more positive for both you and your loved one. Here are some ways to relieve…

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Ways to Reduce Stress in Seniors in Cleveland, OH
Ways to Reduce Stress in Seniors in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on January 15, 2019

Stress management is important in the senior years because it can boost cognitive health and reduce the risk of many age-related diseases. To avoid these issues, older adults need to find productive ways to control their stress levels. Here are some tips that can reduce stress in a senior loved…

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Common-Mental-Illness-Found-in-Seniors-in-Cleveland,-OH
Common-Mental-Illness-Found-in-Seniors-in-Cleveland,-OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on December 25, 2018

Many people think being irritable, frequently forgetting things, experiencing confusion, and being clumsy are a normal part of aging. However, more and more research indicates this isn’t the case. These symptoms are often caused by a mental illness. Being aware of these four common mental illnesses can help your senior…

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Benefits of Walking for Seniors with Parkinson's in Cleveland, OH
Benefits of Walking for Seniors with Parkinson's in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on December 11, 2018

Walking is an important form of exercise for seniors living with Parkinson’s. Staying physically active can help seniors perform daily activities and tasks even as the disease progresses. Here are some of the benefits walking provides seniors with Parkinson’s disease. Increases Motor Skills Many people are under the misconception that…

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Important Things For Relocating a Senior Parent in Cleveland, OH
Important Things For Relocating a Senior Parent in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on November 27, 2018

When it’s time to relocate your senior parent, aim for a smooth transition. The experience is bound to be stressful, but with preparation and compassion, you can reduce your loved one’s discomfort. Here are seven crucial considerations when relocating your parent. 1. Understand the Distress Caused by Moving Some seniors acclimate…

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Honoring a Senior's Privacy in Cleveland, OH
Honoring a Senior's Privacy in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on November 13, 2018

Growing older doesn’t mean seniors value their privacy any less. The truth is they need to maintain their privacy to build their self-confidence and boost their overall health. Here are a few ways family caregivers can honor their senior parent’s privacy. 1. Listen Listening is a simple way to respect…

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Unhealthy Foods for Seniors in Cleveland, OH
Unhealthy Foods for Seniors in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on October 23, 2018

Like other age groups, older adults need a variety of foods to maintain optimal health. Lean meats, fruits, and vegetables should make up the largest portions of each meal. However, there are some foods seniors should avoid. 1. Processed Meats Bacon, deli meats, hot dogs, sausages, and other processed meats…

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How to Provide Care to Seniors with Parkinson's in Cleveland, OH
How to Provide Care to Seniors with Parkinson's in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on October 9, 2018

Taking on the role of family caregiver is becoming more common. However, older adults with Parkinson’s often have different needs compared to their healthier counterparts. Here are a few ways you can provide better care to an aging parent with Parkinson’s. Learn About the Disease Potential caregivers need to learn…

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By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on September 28, 2018

Understanding the ins and out of health care can be challenging, and after the health care reform bill was passed in 2012, there were even more details to consider, especially for families with elderly loved ones in need of high-quality senior care. Cleveland seniors and their families deserve to know the financial realities of health care, and the staff at Home Care Assistance has provided this handy infographic with some of the most important statistics.

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