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…

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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…

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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…

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Mindfulness-Based Alzheimer Care
Mindfulness-Based Alzheimer Care
By Sara Marrow, 12:32 pm on November 29, 2017

As more and more children are assisting with in-home adult care for their elderly parents, they are encountering the stressfulness of dementia and Alzheimer more frequently. Part of the reason more children are having to learn how to manage the stresses associated with these ailments is that more seniors are…

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Caregiving as a Daughter
Caregiving as a Daughter
By Sara Marrow, 3:40 pm on November 15, 2017

As a daughter, your responsibilities may be caregiving for a loved one, instead of working with home health agencies. Aging parents, family members, and friends with dementia require a substantial amount of care, but balancing life and dementia caregiving can be emotionally and physically overwhelming. One solution is to find…

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Emotional Roller Coaster
Emotional Roller Coaster
By Sara Marrow, 2:08 pm on October 29, 2017

The ups and downs of caregiving are inevitable, but when you add distance to the equation, the emotional toll can soar. When caring for loved ones, it is incredibly important for caregivers to find support and learn how to cope with the emotions of long-distance caregiving. The good news is…

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Strength Exercises Seniors
Strength Exercises Seniors
By Sara Marrow, 12:41 pm on October 15, 2017

Regular exercise has many benefits for people of every age and stage, but, for older adults, it is especially important to incorporate strength exercises into daily life. Caregivers and family members play a vital role in providing tools, motivation, and support to help seniors maintain a regular routine. With a…

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Loss loved one
Loss loved one
By Sara Marrow, 2:06 pm on September 15, 2017

All of us, at some point or another, must face losing a loved one. The stages of grief and mourning are universal and are experienced by people from all walks of life, across many cultures. Bereavement affects people in different ways, and there’s certainly no right or wrong way to…

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Tips to Help Manage Family
Tips to Help Manage Family
By Sara Marrow, 1:11 pm on August 29, 2017

Caring for elderly parents when you live far away can present challenges in ensuring they receive the right quality of care they require. In some cases, your parents may not want to relocate to be closer to you, and it is not always feasible for you to move closer to…

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Stay Safe at Home
Stay Safe at Home
By Sara Marrow, 4:34 pm on July 29, 2017

Many seniors in the U.S. are living in their homes. While this is a positive trend, living independently is most successful when the home environment is safe. Falls, fires, and burglary can all threaten the health and safety of seniors who are living independently. Thankfully, they can all be prevented…

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