What Seniors Need to Know About Osteoporosis

symptoms of osteoporosis

It’s likely that more than 200 million people are living with osteoporosis, a medical condition marked by having fragile bones. This condition is especially common among older women, and it can be dangerous. May is National Osteoporosis Month. Since seniors are at greater risk of this disease, it’s important to learn how to prevent or manage osteoporosis. Therefore, we will discuss how osteoporosis affects seniors, symptoms of osteoporosis, risk factors and more.

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Tips for Traveling with Seniors to Make the Trip Safer for Aging Adults

tips for traveling with seniors

For seniors, travel can be especially challenging and risky. use these top tips to make senior travel fun and safe. As adults age, their family members tend to act as long-distance caregivers. The average distance a long-distance caregiver lives from a senior is 450 miles. That means if seniors travel to see their loved ones, they often go a long way. It’s common for seniors to have some trouble getting around like they used to. So, it’s not surprising that long-distance travel can be a real challenge. Therefore, here’s a few tips for traveling with seniors to make the trip safer and more comfortable for aging adults.

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How to Help Seniors Make the Most of Doctor Visits

Seniors Make the Most of Doctor Visits

Aging involves changes in health, physical ability and medical risks. On average, older adults in the US tend to be in a healthcare setting about 17 days a year. Given how common (and often necessary) it is for seniors to interact with doctors, it is important to help seniors navigate doctors visits well.

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WellSpark Program: Wellness Checks for Senior Loved Ones

WellSpark Program: Wellness Checks for Senior Loved Ones

Checking in with elderly love ones is a must for many. However, with our busy schedules it is easy for it to slip your mind. Therefore, HomeSpark is offering a new WellSpark Program to check on your loved ones for you to ensure they are in good health and spirits. Taking care of seniors is our passion and we are proud to give back to those who have done so much for their families, communities and country. We will discuss our WellSpark Program and wellness checks for senior loved ones.

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Fun Crafts to Do with Elderly Loved Ones During the Holiday Season

fun crafts to do with elderly loved ones

Part of the joy of the holidays is making memories together. Senior mobility and energy may be limited, but making simple crafts at home are special ways to brighten the holidays. Therefore, we have put together a few fun crafts to do with elderly loved ones during the holiday season.

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VetSpark Program: All the Resources You Need for Veterans Aid & Attendance

Veterans Aid & Attendance

At HomeSpark, our team is dedicated to helping veterans who have proudly served our country to get the benefits they deserve. We have a new VetSpark Program with all the resources you need right here for Veterans Aid & Attendance to remove the hassle and make it easier for you.

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What to Do When a Senior Loved One Refuses to Bathe or Change Their Clothes

What to Do When a Senior Loved One Refuses to Bathe or Change Their Clothes

The issue of our elderly loved ones refusing to take showers and wear fresh clothes is one that is far more common than most people might believe. Getting to the root of their avoidance is necessary to devise a successful strategy for cleaning up their act. We will discuss what to do when a senior loved one refuses to bathe or change their clothes.

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