Blog

HOME CARE ASSISTANCE OF NORTH BROWARD BLOG

Tips for Older Adults to Build Strength in San Antonio, TX
Tips for Older Adults to Build Strength in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on February 14, 2019

Loss of strength isn’t uncommon as people age. While the natural aging process may be responsible for diminished strength in old age, other factors—such as preexisting medical conditions, prescription drug side effects, and nutritional deficiencies—can also play important roles. Here are four tips for boosting strength in old age so…

Read Article
Reasons Why Older Adults Should Go to the Doctor Regularly in San Antonio, TX
Reasons Why Older Adults Should Go to the Doctor Regularly in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on January 31, 2019

As people age, it becomes increasingly important to visit the doctor on a regular basis. Recognizing and treating health conditions early can help your aging loved one stay healthy, so he or she can better enjoy life. Here are five reasons seniors should go to the doctor regularly. 1. Monitor…

Read Article
How to Feed Seniors with Parkinson's in San Antonio, TX
How to Feed Seniors with Parkinson's in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on January 17, 2019

Seniors who have Parkinson’s disease experience involuntary movements that make it difficult to perform daily tasks. One of the many activities that can be especially challenging is eating, because Parkinson’s makes it difficult to hold on to utensils and swallow food and beverages, and the desire to eat often decreases….

Read Article
Ways to Care for Older Adults in Dementia in San Antonio, TX
Ways to Care for Older Adults in Dementia in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on December 27, 2018

The Alzheimer’s Association reports that approximately 15 million people in the United States care for a loved one who has Alzheimer’s or another form of dementia. Most family caregivers likely agree the task is quite challenging, and there are several factors they must consider to ensure they’re providing effective care….

Read Article
How Caregivers Can Reduce Burnout in San Antonio, TX
How Caregivers Can Reduce Burnout in San Antonio, TX
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on December 13, 2018

Sometimes, caregiver burnout occurs before you have time to take preventative action. Fortunately, you only need to make a few simple changes to regain your former cheerful attitude. 1. Practice Self-Acceptance Caregivers tend to place high standards on themselves. If you find yourself feeling guilty about not meeting your own…

Read Article
Signs of Alzheimer's Disease in Seniors
Signs of Alzheimer's Disease in Seniors
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on November 22, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease causes memory loss, behavioral challenges, poor communication, and other health issues. Although some of the symptoms may vary among seniors, there are common signs to watch out for. Knowing the early symptoms of the disease can help you get treatment for your aging loved one immediately. Here are…

Read Article
Home Care Advice in San Antonio Texas
Home Care Advice in San Antonio Texas
By Sara Marrow, 9:00 am on November 8, 2018

While your aging parent may not want to admit he or she needs help around the house, there may come a time when in-home care services are necessary. Your parent may be resistant to in-home care at first, but after discussing the benefits, he or she may conclude it’s a…

Read Article
personal care services
personal care services
By Sara Marrow, 2:03 pm on January 29, 2018

In 2017, it was estimated that 5.5 million Americans were living with Alzheimer’s disease, with 5.3 million being 65 or older—it is now the 6th leading cause of death in the nation.1 People and providers of in-home care services often associate it with memory loss. Indeed, this and other early symptoms are commonly attributed…

Read Article
Early Signs of Alzheimers
Early Signs of Alzheimers
By Sara Marrow, 1:55 pm on January 15, 2018

In 2017, there were more than 5 million Americans living with Alzheimer’s. The condition stands as the 6th leading cause of death in the U.S. One of the most challenging factors in diagnosing and treating Alzheimer’s is that early signs are often mistaken for normal aging. Forgetfulness is common, as…

Read Article
senior assistance
senior assistance
By Sara Marrow, 11:38 am on December 29, 2017

Practicing resilience is a key component of being happy as a home caregiver. Looking after loved ones is mentally and physically exhausting if you don’t have the tools for helping loved ones through once simple tasks they performed themselves. Daily routines can become tedious for home caregivers if they allow…

Read Article
Home Care Assistance Awards