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5 Tips for Keeping Your Medication Straight

December 13th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

As we age, the number of medications we need to take usually increases. Keeping track of multiple medications can seem overwhelming, and can even be dangerous if they are not taken properly. Here are five easy tips for keeping medications straight. Stay Organized Medications should be taken properly in order to receive the optimal benefits. […]

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Tips Every Caregiver Should Follow During The Holidays

December 11th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Naturally, caregivers are over-stressed with having to live their own lives and those of the people they care for. As the holidays approach, things only get more hectic. Here are a few tips for every caregiver to stay safe and healthy during the holidays. Know When You Are Stressed It’s easy to know when you […]

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The Importance of Physical Therapy for Seniors

December 7th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Physical therapy can be a great asset for senior citizens. It can help them remain more independent, increase mobility, and reduce symptoms of health conditions, such as Parkinson’s, arthritis, and strokes. Many senior citizens are surprised by the results of just a few physical therapy sessions. Increased flexibility and strength allows them to regain mobility […]

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How To Choose The Right Medical Alert System

December 5th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

A medical alert system is the alternative to a telephone that is out of physical reach. It should be easy to reach and manufactured correctly to have few telecommunication problems. Avoid waiting for an emergency before you find a system with the right design and features. Here are 3 factors to consider as you research […]

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How to Keep Your Home Cozy For The Colder Weather

November 29th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

The fall and winter seasons are when most people retreat indoors and spend their time trying to keep the outdoor chill away. It’s important that your home is cozy to ensure that your family stays warm and comfortable. If you want to increase the comfort of the setting, there are a few important tips to […]

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5 Signs That You Might Have a Vitamin D Deficiency

November 28th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Many elderly individuals lack vitamin D, which can lead to a variety of symptoms. Also known as the sunshine vitamin, Vitamin D is primarily manufactured in the body after exposure to sunlight. It is difficult for a healthy person to have enough exposure to sunlight to have enough of the sunshine vitamin in his or […]

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Tips For a Successful Thanksgiving With Seniors

November 22nd, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

There has always been a long tradition of sharing Thanksgiving festivities with the entire family. From the youngest to the oldest, all members gather around to enjoy a big meal and each other’s company. However, celebrating Thanksgiving with seniors can pose unique challenges. Those who are responsible for looking after elderly family members will look […]

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The Best Way to Talk About Depression With Your Loved One

November 20th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

When a loved one or someone else you know is struggling with depression, it’s only natural to want to step in and provide support. Any type of positive support can help someone dealing with major depression. We also understand that talking with a person who has depression is sometimes difficult because your loved one may […]

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These Things Could be Affecting Your Blood Pressure

November 17th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

One of the best ways to work towards god cardiovascular health is by keeping a good blood pressure level. Several factors can affect your blood pressure reading, and some might be more commonly know that others; so if you are looking to get a grip on your high blood pressure, here’s what could be to […]

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Low Blood Sugar Signs to Look Out For

November 17th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

When it comes to your health, your body has a way of letting you know something is not quite right. Sometimes those signs are easy to spot, and other times they can be overlooked, and when it comes to your blood sugar, several very subtle symptoms could be a sign that something isn’t right. So […]