Monthly Archives: May 2013

Summer Activities for Seniors

Summer is a great time to get out and enjoy the great outdoors with your loved ones or take a vacation. There are plenty of ways to include your elderly loved ones in your summer plans. Seniors might not enjoy … Continue reading

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Tips on How to Care For an Elderly Person with Arthritis

Arthritis can be painful and difficult for people to deal with so family members should know how to help those with arthritis so that they can assist their loved ones when necessary. Knowing about the different types of arthritis can … Continue reading

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Tips for Helping Elderly Parents Adjust To Life without Driving

As we age we begin to lose some of the abilities that are needed to drive because of the changes that our bodies face. Many seniors have trouble driving due to a decrease in their vision or hearing or because … Continue reading

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Tips on How to Care for an Elderly Person with Parkinson’s disease

There are thousands of new cases of Parkinson’s disease diagnosed each year and it is most common in those who are over the age of 65. Parkinson’s disease is more common in men than in women, but both genders can … Continue reading

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Spring Crafts Ideas for Seniors

Crafts are a great way for seniors to express themselves and enjoy doing something new. Aside from being fun, crafts are a good way for seniors to engage themselves mentally by focusing their attention on creating something. Keeping seniors occupied … Continue reading

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Signs That an Elderly Person Is Hoarding Food

Hoarding is considered to be a mental disorder and it can cause health problems in many people. Hoarding is when a person starts collecting a large quantity of items, usually items that have no useful purpose or value. Hoarding food … Continue reading

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Musical Activities for Seniors & Elderly

Music is something that people of all ages can enjoy and there are a variety of ways that seniors can enjoy music in their free time. Music can be a very beneficial therapy for seniors as it can help liven … Continue reading

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Swollen Ankles in the Elderly: Causes, Prevention and Treatment

Swollen ankles are very common in the elderly and can be caused by many different things. They can sometimes be prevented though by following the right precautions. Swollen ankles can be very painful and uncomfortable and they can sometimes be … Continue reading

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Recommended Movies about Dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Movies that deal with Alzheimer’s disease or dementia are often hard to find but they do exist. We at Carefect Home Care Services would like to offer a list of movies that feature Alzheimer’s disease or dementia that family caregivers … Continue reading

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