Monthly Archives: January 2013

Exercise Tips for Seniors with limited mobility (Part 2 of 2)

In our last blog post we mentioned the importance of exercise for seniors in wheelchairs and seniors with limited mobility. We at Carefect Home care Services understand that a well-balanced exercise routine includes more than just one area of exercise, so … Continue reading

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Exercise Tips for Seniors with limited mobility (Part 1 of 2)

Exercise is important for people in all stages of their life. We at Carefect Home Care Services understand that those in wheelchairs or those who suffer from limited mobility might find it difficult to exercise, but it does not have … Continue reading

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Are Vitamin Supplements Safe for Seniors?

Vitamin supplements can be extremely beneficial for some people and dangerous for others. We at Carefect Home care Services understand the concern that many family caregivers have when it comes to whether or not their parent or loved one should … Continue reading

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Tips to ensure senior drinks enough water

The human body is composed of 50 to 65 percent water, so it is very important to make sure that you are taking in enough water on a daily basis. We at Carefect Home care  Services understand that it can … Continue reading

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Alcohol’s effect on Dementia and Alzheimer’s

Several studies have shown that alcohol can have a direct effect on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. In this article we would like to discuss the results of several studies that were done on this subject so that all of the … Continue reading

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Foods that may reduce Alzheimer’s Risk

Most people do not consider how their food choices now can help them prevent serious illnesses later in their life. We at Carefect Home Care Services understand the importance of food choices in the prevention and risk reduction of Alzheimer’s … Continue reading

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Mealtime Tips for Dementia Caregivers

For many people, mealtime is a favorite part of the day, but for many seniors it can become a hassle. We at Carefect Home Care Services understand the difficulties that many seniors and caregivers face when dealing with mealtime and … Continue reading

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Dehydration and Confusion in the Elderly

Watching for signs and symptoms of conditions in an elderly family member can be challenging. Some diseases and illnesses show up rather clearly while others have quite a subtle effect on everyday living. Dehydration, depending on how severe it is, … Continue reading

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Mobility Aids for Seniors (Part 2)

Elevated toilet seats Many elders cannot lower themselves carefully onto a toilet seat. Elevated toilet seats can allow seniors or disabled people to sit comfortably and safely. They can either be a plastic attachment that is shaped like an exceptionally … Continue reading

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