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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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Is Your Senior at Risk for a Heart Attack?

Is Your Senior at Risk for a Heart Attack?

Posted Feb 8th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Challenging Diseases, Home Care Niagara

As a family caregiver, it is extremely important to recognize individual risks your senior faces so you can help them to improve their health and reduce the chances of suffering a first heart attack or a subsequent attack. 

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Top Simple Ways to Protect Your Senior from a Fall

Top Simple Ways to Protect Your Senior from a Fall

Posted Jan 30th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

As a family caregiver, you can make a tremendous difference in your senior's health and safety by helping them to avoid falls. A few simple steps and changes can protect your senior from a fall and keep them safer and healthier as they age in place.

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Senior-Friendly Pets That Require Little Care

Senior-Friendly Pets That Require Little Care

Posted Jan 16th, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

Companionship and unconditional love are two of the things seniors gain when they bring home a pet. Pets help with emotional health because they reduce anxiety and give the senior someone to talk to. They also help with physical health.

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What Causes Dehydration in Elderly Adults?

What Causes Dehydration in Elderly Adults?

Posted Jan 3rd, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

Family caregivers must provide support for their elderly relative when it comes to monitoring fluid intake and be aware of the signs of dehydration, so they can act.

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How to Discuss Your Parent’s Plans for Aging

How to Discuss Your Parent’s Plans for Aging

Posted Jan 1st, 2019 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara, Videos

It’s important to discuss your parent’s future in advance so that you can understand what they want and to start planning as a family. This can be a difficult conversation to have, so here’s our advice on how to approach it to make it comfortable and productive for everybody involved.

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How to Get Help So You're Not Doing Everything

How to Get Help So You're Not Doing Everything

Posted Dec 26th, 2018 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

Being a family caregiver does not mean that you have to do it all yourself. Here are some tips.

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What's Important for Your Senior When it Comes to Exercise?

What's Important for Your Senior When it Comes to Exercise?

Posted Dec 20th, 2018 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

Living a sedentary lifestyle is dangerous for your aging adult, but that's easy to overcome with just a little bit more movement.

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Tips for Encouraging a Senior with Dementia to Bathe Regularly

Tips for Encouraging a Senior with Dementia to Bathe Regularly

Posted Dec 12th, 2018 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

As a family caregiver, it is extremely important for you to encourage your elderly loved one to stay clean and fresh. This is an important part of physical health as well as their perception of themselves.

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Does Your Family Member Have Sundowner’s Syndrome?

Does Your Family Member Have Sundowner’s Syndrome?

Posted Dec 5th, 2018 in Niagara News & Events, Caregiving & Health Tips, Family Caregivers, Home Care Niagara

Being able to recognize sundowner’s syndrome can help you to know when it’s time to talk to the doctor or make changes to your aging relative’s care. Here are some signs.

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