Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Feel More Included

Dementia can be a very tough disease for people to cope with, both from a sufferer s point of view and for the people around them.  They have days where they are very confused, disconnected and unable to deal with simple tasks.  They also have days of perfect clarity, when they act and behave in exactly Continue reading Helping Loved Ones with Dementia Feel More Included
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Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors

September 22 is Falls Prevention Awareness Day and in preparation for that it is an ideal time to consider how we can best protect our elderly loved ones from falls. The increased number of falls experienced by elderly people are down to a number of factors.  Balance and coordination are on the decline, eyesight, hearing Continue reading Reducing the Risk of Falls for Seniors
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What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s

Alzheimer’s is a condition that worries many people.  It is the most common form of dementia, but there are many misconceptions that surround the condition.  This isn’t surprising, as it is accepted by the medical community that we still have much to learn about it. As June is Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month, we thought Continue reading What You Need to Know About Alzheimer’s
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Strategies for Boosting Brain Health

Your brain is the most important part of your body.  It’s the thing that makes you, you.   This is why conditions related to dementia can be so upsetting to the sufferer and to the loved ones around them. Getting seniors to join in on activities that boost their brain health can slow down the onset Continue reading Strategies for Boosting Brain Health
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Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids

The first digital hearing aids came onto the market over twenty years ago, in 1996.  Since that time, they have provided millions of people with solutions to their hearing problems. This article will briefly discuss the advancements made in hearing aid technology in recent years.  If you are a senior receiving home care in Potomac, Continue reading Technological Advances in Digital Sound Processing Hearing Aids
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Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss

There is a firmly established link between hearing loss and serious conditions such as dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. It sounds like a long stretch, but elderly people with hearing difficulties tend to naturally withdraw from conversations; this leads them to feel socially isolated, which in turn encourages the onset of these conditions.  This is why Continue reading Six Strategies to Increase Communication with Individuals with Hearing Loss
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Combatting Spring Allergies

With the temperatures rising and flowers starting to bloom, spring is finally here in Maryland. While the season is genuinely a welcome sight for many after a rather cold winter, the rise in pollen levels that spring brings with it can cause havoc for those that live with allergies. Seniors who suffer from respiratory or Continue reading Combatting Spring Allergies
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Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent – Potomac

If you have a loved one receiving home care in Potomac, chances are, you may have seen a reduction in appetite.  This is perfectly normal in elderly people and shouldn’t always be treated as a cause for concern. What is important, however, is assuring that your loved one is getting all the nutrients that are Continue reading Dealing with Loss of Appetite in an Aging Parent Potomac
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What You Need to Know about Caregiving Expenses and Tax Deductions in Potomac

Deductible Medical Expenses If care expenses are more than 10% of your adjusted yearly gross income, then it is possible you are due a greater deduction on your tax bill. Most people know this is the case for medical care but are not aware it also applies to non-medical care. If you pay for in-home Continue reading What You Need to Know about Caregiving Expenses and Tax Deductions in Potomac
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