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Cyber Safety for Seniors

January 5th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

The popularity of the internet leads to many opportunities, and serious risks. These risks can be more potent for seniors who did not grow up with this technology. We have found they are more likely to visit a website that is unsafe, or give out their personal information to an unknown source. We believe the […]

Foods That Fight Inflammation

January 4th, 2018 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Inflammation is one of the body’s natural and generic responses to various forms of harmful stimuli. Although it is usually beneficial as a means of eliminating the source of the original problem and fostering healing, there are many times where a prolonged inflammation can cause chronic issues. This is especially true for seniors or those […]

Signs Of Hearing Loss To Look Out For

December 28th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Hearing loss is common in seniors, and it can happen gradually without their knowledge. As professional caregivers, we know how important it is to understand the signs of losing hearing so that it is possible to treat the condition. Alternatively, an aging individual can benefit from wearing customized hearing aids so that they can enjoy […]

The Power Of Positive Thinking

December 20th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

It is important for professional in-home caregivers to help senior citizens remain positive during the aging process. Older individuals are often angry or depressed when they require help from caregivers, but we know that having a positive attitude is vitally important for their mental and physical health. Our team of caregivers understands that mental positivity […]

How to Help Your Loved One With Dementia Enjoy The Holiday

December 18th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Having a family member or loved one who suffers from dementia is challenging as well as heartbreaking every day of the year. The holidays can present unique obstacles that are especially hard to maneuver. It’s important to strike a balance between adjusting to as well as accepting the ‘new normal’ and continuing the traditions and […]

What is Transitional Care?

December 15th, 2017 The Loved Ones Desk Uncategorized

Transitional care is associated with movement from one healthcare unit to another. It allows patients to stay in assisted living premises without having their care interrupted. This area enhances interaction and prevents isolation for the people involved. Older people who have been diagnosed with a chronic or acute illness often need healthcare services in multiple […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]