The Benefits of Incorporating Stimulating Activities for Seniors

A caregiver and the woman she cares for go for a walk, one of many stimulating activities for seniors.

Does an older adult you love stay engaged with new stimulating activities for seniors, or are they in a loop of watching television, eating, and sleeping? It can be tricky for older adults to maintain an active and involved lifestyle – but it’s vitally important for their health and quality of life. At Partners in…

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Spice Up Your Day-to-Day Senior Care Activities

An older adult works on a puzzle with her caregiver as a part of her senior care activities.

Millions of people across the country assume the role of a caregiver for a senior family member. And while it is a rewarding endeavor, it can also be difficult to find a way to keep the day-to-day routine fresh and manageable. Our expert home care team wants to help you put the fun back in…

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Navigating Medicare and Insurance for Durable Medical Equipment

A woman helps her elderly mother use her walker, a piece of durable medical equipment she needs to get around.

Do you think an older loved one could benefit from more safety in the shower or bathtub? Does he or she require a walker or rollator to get around? If so, it’s very likely that you’ll soon be looking to purchase the in-home durable medical equipment that so many families depend on to help older…

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Nurturing Yourself: Strategies to Combat the Guilt of Caregiving

: A sad emoji with downcast eyes that exemplifies the guilt of caregiving.

Most people are attempting to juggle several assorted obligations, and for family caregivers, it can feel like trying to juggle flaming swords and knives. It’s normal for family members to become overwhelmed and to experience feelings of caregiver guilt when wanting to provide the best care for a member of the family. The guilt of…

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Lewy Body Dementia vs. Parkinson’s: A Diagnostic Dilemma

A senior man with Lewy body dementia uses a walker and the help of his caregiver to get into his home.

Each year, a number of American seniors are told they have Parkinson’s disease, but they don’t. For many of these people, the actual diagnosis is a very similar but not as well-known disease: Lewy body dementia (LBD). Dementia with Lewy bodies affects around 1.3 million Americans, according to the Lewy Body Dementia Association (LBDA). That…

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The Role of Exercise in Parkinson’s Disease Management

A senior man stands next to a treadmill as he uses exercise to improve Parkinson’s disease management.

The effects of remaining physically active throughout aging are incredible. However for people who have Parkinson’s, it could truly be a game-changer in the progression associated with the disease. Several studies are uncovering direct links between exercise and Parkinson’s disease management, like the largest clinical study to date, in which patients who exercised no less…

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Seeing Clearly: Understanding Cataracts

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Our bodies, including our eyes, change as we age. Cataracts are a frequent age-related eyesight issue that many seniors experience as a part of these changes. Seniors who have cataracts may find their quality of life greatly reduced, but it’s possible the progression can be slowed by taking some important steps. We’ll go into what…

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Home Care Assistance Helps Seniors Manage After a Stroke

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Strokes are life-altering health conditions. Often stroke survivors find that their lives are completely changed afterward and that every aspect of their health is changed. Recovering from a stroke and transitioning back to normal daily life can be a huge challenge. Seniors may find that home care assistance can bridge the gap for them and…

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