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How to Convince a Reluctant Elderly Relative to Visit a Doctor

Sometimes it can be hard to convince elderly relatives to go to the doctor, especially if they do not think there is any cause for concern or they have a fear of the doctor for any reason. Family members who are concerned for their elderly relative should know when to be persistent and when to let the issue go. We at Carefect Home Care Services understand the difficulties that family members face when trying to convince elderly relatives to go to the doctor and would like to offer some tips...

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Kitchen Safety Tips For Seniors

Kitchen safety is important at any age, but it can be a serious problem for the elderly. The kitchen is said to be one of the most dangerous areas in the home, especially for seniors. Many seniors are harmed by fires, spills or spoiled food in the kitchen. We at Carefect Home Care Service would like to share some kitchen safety tips that seniors can follow to ensure that they are safe while in the kitchen. Fire Fires in the kitchen are often a concern for seniors and can be...

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You say Senior, I say Boomer…

While talking to customers about our homecare services, we found that different people refer to each age group differently. As a result, we’ve decided to research some of the definitions to set a unified terminology. We’ve used Dictionaries, Wikipedia and other online resources to make the following definitions: Baby boomers –Defined (by the US Census) as a person that was born during the Post-World War II area and who grew up during the period between 1946 and 1964 (which will make them between the ages of 47 to 65). As...

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