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How to Observe Healthy Vision Month

Caregiver in Mountain Brook AL: People age 60 and older often go through certain vision changes. Their risk of developing some kind of vision problem or eye disease goes up as they age. Some of these eye issues are benign while others can be quite serious and even lead to blindness if not treated properly.

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How Home Care Can Help with Common Senior Fears

Home Care in Helena AL: Aging brings a lot of changes. Some of those changes are wonderful things, like retirement and grandchildren. However, there are also many things associated with aging that can cause older adults to worry about the future. Here are several common fears among older adults and some of the ways that home care can help relieve those fears.

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Can Gardening be Beneficial for Your Parent’s Mental and Emotional Health?

Elder Care in Helena AL: Gardening is a fantastic activity for your aging parent to do during the Spring season. Getting out of the house and taking care of a garden offers many opportunities for physical activity that can support their physical health through improving muscle strength and joint flexibility, increasing balance and control, and even burning calories and improving cardiovascular health. But the benefits that can be offered by gardening are not limited just to physical needs. Gardening can also be beneficial for your parents mental and emotional health as well.

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Would Your Parent Fall for This Magazine Scam?

Home Care in Pelham AL: A Phoenix, Arizona, man was arrested after scamming senior citizens out of more than $500,000. The man operated multiple companies who would contact the elderly to say they owed money on unpaid magazine subscriptions. After this arrest, many families started to wonder if their parents would fall for the scam.

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How to Prepare for a Hospital Stay

Elderly Care in Helena AL: Not all hospital stays are emergencies. Sometimes older adults have scheduled hospital stays for medical procedures. The nice thing about scheduled hospitalization is that it allows seniors and family caregivers time to prepare for the stay so that the older adult can be as comfortable as possible.

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Common Digestive Diseases in Seniors

Senior Care in Vestavia Hills AL: If you are responsible for the senior care of your aging mom or dad, you know how important it is to watch out for anything unusual in their health and wellness. Early detection is important in treating a lot of age-related illnesses and diseases. Digestive issues may not be at the forefront of your mind, but it is very common for elderly adults to develop digestive illnesses and diseases.

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Tips for Acknowledging Your Loved One’s Anniversary

Elder Care in Trussville AL: Loss is something that all elderly adults have experienced. The impact of loss can be particularly strong when it is the loss of their partner. When their wedding anniversary comes around they are likely to feel grief and difficult emotions that can put them at risk for depression that can have a lasting negative impact on their health and well-being as they age.

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