Seniors face many transitions. For those who have been independent for a long time, an increased need for assistance and support can be especially challenging. It’s important to ease seniors’ transitions. Therefore, we have put together a few tips on helping seniors through transitions in aging.
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Too many seniors are injured as a result of falls. Learn what caregivers and seniors can do to reduce the risk of falling.
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September is prostate awareness month. Spreading awareness of this disease is important, especially among seniors. Men over age 65 account for nearly 60%
of all prostate cancer diagnoses. Therefore, we will discuss prostate health for aging adults.
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Many seniors rely on the care and support of multiple people. This type of community is important, but can also be a problem if everyone isn’t working in sync. Use these strategies to help you unify a senior’s care team and work together.
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Preventative strategies can help seniors live healthier lives with fewer risks.
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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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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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Only about 28%-34% of people aged 65-74 are physically active. Exercise is essential for good health, but it can be risky if not performed properly. Use these exercises that are safe for seniors to ensure they stay healthy.
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Being a caregiver can be an exhausting and difficult task. It’s important to recognize caregiver burnout and cope healthily. Therefore, we have put together a few coping tips for caregivers.
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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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