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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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Ensuring Senior Safety at Home in Cleveland, OH
Ensuring Senior Safety at Home in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on September 25, 2018

Many seniors prefer aging in place, and statistics show that older adults who choose to remain in the comfort of home enjoy better overall health. However, family members need to make sure the home environment is safe at all times. Here are a few simple ways to ensure senior safety…

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5 Ways to Boost Memory in the Golden Years in Cleveland, OH
5 Ways to Boost Memory in the Golden Years in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on September 11, 2018

Aging can cause seniors to experience cognitive decline and brain fog. However, staying physically active helps older adults reduce the risk of many health issues, including memory loss. Take a look at some of the ways exercise can enhance memory in the golden years. 1. Promotes Learning During an exercise…

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What to Do If Your Parent Has a Stroke in Cleveland, OH
What to Do If Your Parent Has a Stroke in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on August 28, 2018

The older seniors get, the more likely they are to face serious health complications. Strokes are one of the most common medical conditions among the elderly. A stroke occurs when the brain doesn’t receive enough blood, and it can lead to death. If your parent has a stroke, you can…

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What to Consider When Hiring a Caregiver Agency in Cleveland, OH
What to Consider When Hiring a Caregiver Agency in Cleveland, OH
By Sila Melika, 9:00 am on August 14, 2018

Trusting someone to care for your elderly loved one can be a huge step, which is why choosing an in-home care agency should never be taken lightly. You need to research the agency and ask for its credentials and past references. Here are some of the things family members should…

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