Low Budget Home Modifications for Seniors

Hidden home hazards can make your elderly loved one’s life more challenging and put them at greater risk of injury. Low budget home modifications can make a significant difference. Making inexpensive home improvements can increase senior safety and comfort. Our team here at HomeSpark has compiled a checklist of low budget home modifications for seniors and loved one’s to follow!

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Fall Risks for Seniors: What HomeSpark Caregivers Can Do to Prevent Falls

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Too often seniors are injured as a result of falls. Believe it or not, the CDC has found that the leading cause of death and injury among older Americans is falling down. Located in Bryan/College Station, TX, HomeSpark caregivers work with our senior clients in following these precautions to reduce fall risks.

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HomeSpark Care Has Compiled a List of Outdoor Summer Activities for Seniors That They Will Love

Getting outside during the summer time offers many health benefits to seniors in the Bryan/College Station Texas area. According to a Harvard Health study, time in the sun raises Vitamin D levels and improves moods. For many seniors, a regular mood boost from outdoor activity can significantly enhance quality of life. Keeping health and safety in mind, seniors can enjoy being outdoors during the summer. HomeSpark Care specializes in at-home care giving for seniors. We have created a list of great summer activities that may be of interest to your senior.

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HomeSpark Care’s Advice On Knowing if Someone Needs Help

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How to Know If Someone Needs Help Questionaire
Aging people are people in transition. The loss of family members and friends, a change in living arrangements or finances, retirement, the loss of driving privileges or even the death of a pet are lifestyle transitions that require the entire family’s attention. Ideally, our elders will ask for our help during times like these, but—as family members have learned— this may not happen. In fact, one aging parent might “cover” for the other, or one aging spouse may decline assistance from the other because he or she feels ashamed and powerless. HomeSpark Care has put together a list of factors keep an eye for when determining if your elderly loved one needs help.

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HomeSpark Care Know the Importance of Pharmacists to Your Aging Adult

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Pharmacists play a role as part of an interdisciplinary healthcare team for an older adult. Their role is critical in improving the patient’s care and life. For older adults, it can be helpful to develop a relationship with a pharmacist and use the same pharmacist regularly. As pharmacists learn about an individual’s unique needs and circumstances, they can help provide consistent care and help prevent drug-related problems.

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