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Reasons for Mobility Issues in Aging Adults in San Antonio, TX
Reasons for Mobility Issues in Aging Adults in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on January 16, 2020

Mobility problems are some of the most challenging issues seniors face. Loss of mobility can lead to diminished independence, social isolation, and an increased risk of illness. Here are some common causes of mobility problems in aging adults that can often be addressed with proper medical intervention. Brittle Bone Disease…

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Depression Prevention Tips for Older Adults in San Antonio, TX
Depression Prevention Tips for Older Adults in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on December 26, 2019

Aging adults deserve to live out their golden years in total happiness. Yet, the years after retirement are often fraught with painful events that can leave seniors vulnerable to depression. Your senior loved one may also experience health issues associated with a higher risk of developing depressive symptoms. These strategies…

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Amazing Christmas Time Activities Older Adults Can Enjoy in San Antonio, TX
Amazing Christmas Time Activities Older Adults Can Enjoy in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on December 12, 2019

Family caregivers need to make the holidays special for their senior loved ones and find activities they can do both inside and outside the home. Helping your loved one get in the holiday spirit will be beneficial for his or her mental and emotional health. Below you’ll find fun and…

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Alzheimer’s Late Stages - FAQs in San Antonio, TX
Alzheimer’s Late Stages - FAQs in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on November 28, 2019

Your family should prepare for the symptoms associated with the later stages of Alzheimer’s disease that could make day-to-day life more challenging. Below are some details about late-stage Alzheimer’s, including what to expect, how long it lasts, and effective ways to manage it. 1. How Does the Disease Progress in…

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What You Need to Know Abouts Respite Care for Elderly People in San Antonio, TX
What You Need to Know Abouts Respite Care for Elderly People in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on November 14, 2019

Older adults and the family members who care for them can benefit from respite care. Definitions of the term “respite” include “rest” and “break.” Respite care for older adults provides much-needed breaks to families. Respite care may be best defined by explaining where to find it and describing the benefits…

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Facts About Combative Behavior in Aging Adults with Alzheimer’s in San Antonio, TX
Facts About Combative Behavior in Aging Adults with Alzheimer’s in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on October 31, 2019

People with Alzheimer’s sometimes become combative, and while this behavior is typically associated with the disease’s late stages, it sometimes occurs in those who have early-stage Alzheimer’s. Seniors with Alzheimer’s who are combative may hit, push, or grab people. Here are some things you should know if your aging loved…

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Tips to Facilitate Communication with a Stroke Survivor Who Can't Speak in San Antonio, TX
Tips to Facilitate Communication with a Stroke Survivor Who Can't Speak in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on October 17, 2019

Non-fluent aphasia is a type of stroke-related speech impairment that can make it difficult or impossible for a stroke survivor to verbally communicate. Over time, the brain may rewire itself enough to restore this ability. While you’re waiting to see if this happens with your senior loved one, there are…

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How to Keep Seniors with Alzheimer’s Occupied in San Antonio, TX
How to Keep Seniors with Alzheimer’s Occupied in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on September 26, 2019

Inactivity is bad for older adults with Alzheimer’s because it prevents them from using their cognitive abilities and increases the risk of loneliness and boredom. To boost your senior loved one’s health, encourage him or her to maintain physical and social activity even as the disease progresses. Below are some…

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Latest Stats on Elderly Rehospitalizations in San Antonio, TX
Latest Stats on Elderly Rehospitalizations in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on September 12, 2019

Readmission to the hospital can be especially stressful, costly, and even dangerous—under some circumstances—for seniors. In general, individuals 65 and older are more likely than their younger counterparts to return to the hospital for the same problem or a related issue. To get a better idea of how impactful going…

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Amazing Therapies for Seniors with Parkinson’s in San Antonio, TX
Amazing Therapies for Seniors with Parkinson’s in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on August 29, 2019

Therapy becomes an important part of a senior’s life after a Parkinson’s diagnosis. While professional therapists develop their own plans for aging clients, there are also many types of activities older adults can do in their spare time to offset the negative effects of the disease. Seniors can enjoy the…

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