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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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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Caring for Mentally Alert Seniors with Physical Limitations

mentally alert seniors with physical limitations

Having physical limitations while being mentally alert can be especially difficult for seniors. There are ways to cope with this situation, though. We will discuss caring for mentally alert seniors with physical limitations.

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Sleep Awareness Month: Tips to Improve Senior Sleep Patterns

tips to improve senior sleep patterns

March is Sleep Awareness Month. Sleep deprivation and other sleep issues can greatly affect your senior’s health. For most adults, an average of 7.5 to 9 hours of sleep each night is healthy. However, seniors are often unable to sleep this much due to various sleep-related problems. Therefore, we have put together a few tips to improve senior sleep patterns.

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How to Protect Your Senior’s Heart Health During American Heart Month

How to Protect Your Senior's Heart Health

February is American Heart Month, which is designated to encourage individuals to do the following: learn about, prevent and address heart problems. Since seniors are particularly at risk, it is important that family members and caregivers understand heart disease. Therefore, we have put together a few tips on how to protect your senior’s heart health.

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