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Six Steps to a Respite Plan that Works

Six Steps to a Respite Plan that Works

Posted Apr 17th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

Formulating a respite care plan isn’t difficult. The challenge can be formulating a plan that really works.

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Is Your Senior’s Kitchen Ready for Her Dementia Diagnosis?

Is Your Senior’s Kitchen Ready for Her Dementia Diagnosis?

Posted Apr 10th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Challenging Diseases, Home Care Niagara

Dementia can affect so many areas of your senior’s life, including her ability to use her kitchen safely.

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Four Types of Fish Your Parents Should Be Eating

Four Types of Fish Your Parents Should Be Eating

Posted Apr 4th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

Fish is one of the most recommended protein options. Knowing what fish to eat may challenge your parents. Here are some options.

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Organization is Important When You Care for a Parent

Organization is Important When You Care for a Parent

Posted Mar 28th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

Love, patience, and organization are the things family caregivers say really help them with their daily routines. Organization is the thing that you should focus on most when you're first starting out.

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Help! My Elderly Relative Has Anxiety

Help! My Elderly Relative Has Anxiety

Posted Mar 21st, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

If an elderly loved one is dealing with anxiety, family caregivers need to arrange for the help they need to handle it. Here are some tips.

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Hiring Home Health Care Providers for Post-Surgery Recovery

Hiring Home Health Care Providers for Post-Surgery Recovery

Posted Mar 14th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

Family caregivers that want to make sure their aging relative is cared for completely often hire home health care providers for post-surgery recovery.

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5 Symptoms of Melanoma in Elderly Adults

5 Symptoms of Melanoma in Elderly Adults

Posted Mar 7th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Challenging Diseases, Home Care Niagara

Family caregivers and elderly care providers need to assist the aging adult in doing mole checks several times per year to identify any suspicious-looking moles that might indicate the presence of melanoma. 

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When Elderly Adults Can’t Dress Themselves

When Elderly Adults Can’t Dress Themselves

Posted Feb 27th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

Dexterity and flexibility that they have taken for granted for decades slowly slips away when health conditions strike. Even something as basic as getting dressed and undressed can become a major obstacle. So, what can family caregivers do when elderly adults can’t dress themselves?

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Helping Seniors Use Reading Magnifiers

Helping Seniors Use Reading Magnifiers

Posted Feb 20th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

Since reading is an enjoyable hobby and the ability is important for any number of things, it’s wise for family caregivers to investigate whether reading magnifiers might make a difference.

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Four Lung Problems that Can Cause Chest Pain

Four Lung Problems that Can Cause Chest Pain

Posted Feb 13th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Challenging Diseases, Home Care Niagara

If your elderly family member is experiencing chest pain that you know isn’t due to heart issues, her lungs could be the source of the trouble. Here are some causes.

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