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By Beth Brown, 8:00 am on September 10, 2014
According to NPR and many other reputable sources, seniors are the most quickly developing demographic on Facebook. While some seniors love checking their social media accounts and engaging with others online, others scoff at the idea of internet-based communication. The question is, should seniors care about social media and are…
By Beth Brown, 9:43 pm on September 3, 2014
Oftentimes with age comes a more frequent need to visit the doctor’s office. And with more frequent doctor’s visits usually comes more and more prescribed medications. If you or an aging loved one are having trouble affording medications, here are a few tips and resources from a trusted Palm Beach…
By Beth Brown, 8:00 am on August 27, 2014
As many of us know, oral health is one indicator of overall health. Bad oral health could point to more serious ailments such as diabetes and heart disease while tooth loss could be an indicator for osteoporosis or Alzheimer’s disease. This is why it’s important to keep track of any…
By Beth Brown, 8:00 am on August 20, 2014
When it comes to cooking and preparing meals for aging adults, expert home caregivers in Palm Beach County pay special attention to the unique nutritional needs of senior adults. Ensuring that your elderly relative gets proper nutrition is vital to enhancing and maintains quality of life and optimum health. To…
By Beth Brown, 8:00 am on August 13, 2014
While it is unfortunate, investment scammers tend to target the elderly who may suffer from cognitive impairment or are simply too trusting of those calling them on their home phones.  According to the North American Securities Administrators Association, nearly half of all investment fraud victims are senior citizens and that…
By Beth Brown, 5:27 pm on August 6, 2014
Behavioral changes are an expected part of dementia but that doesn’t make them any less unsettling or challenging for family members to manage. Dementia makes it progressively more difficult for aging adults to communicate, think clearly and remember seemingly simple things. As a degenerative disease, it is normal for the…
By Beth Brown, 9:53 pm on July 30, 2014
According to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, Parkinson’s is a chronic and progressive movement disorder that currently affects almost one million people in the US. With symptoms ranging from slight tremors to complete loss of mobility, Parkinson’s is a progressive disease that breaks down brain cells over time. Although roughly 60,000…
By Beth Brown, 9:38 pm on July 23, 2014
Did you know that hearing impairment can have a negative result on a person’s emotional wellbeing? Seniors may become isolated, depressed or suffer great anxiety due to an inability to hear others. If you notice that an aging parent or loved one under your care has become withdrawn and you…
By Beth Brown, 11:25 pm on July 16, 2014
Contrary to popular belief, stress and anxiety do not just impact the younger generation. These feelings are often experienced by seniors, playing a pivotal role in their overall health and well being. As a leading provider of live-in home care in Palm Beach County, we understand that stress can begin…
By Beth Brown, 8:00 am on July 9, 2014
Incontinence is a rather common problem for seniors, particularly during the evening hours. While incontinence can stem from various causes including medication side effects, dementia or a natural weakening of the pelvic muscles, it can be frustrating for seniors and those who provide care for them. As a trusted live-in…