By Beth Brown, 6:18 pm on February 26, 2014
Numerous clinical studies show that regular exercise not only helps seniors improve their current physical and emotional health but significantly reduces their risk for developing dementia, cardiovascular disease and cancer down the line. Many seniors don’t realize, however, how critical physical activity is to reducing their risk of falls, which…
By Beth Brown, 8:32 pm on February 19, 2014
When you have an aging loved one living alone, you want to make sure that they’re safe and well cared for. Unfortunately, when it comes to household accidents and medical emergencies, it’s usually not about if, but when. Do you have a plan in place for if your mother or…
By Beth Brown, 5:24 pm on February 13, 2014
More than half of Parkinson’s patients report that they have experienced varying degrees of pain and discomfort and research indicates that even in the early stages of the disease, seniors with Parkinson’s experience more pain for longer periods than those without the disease. Unfortunately, according to the National Institutes for…
By Beth Brown, 10:58 pm on January 29, 2014
Although a certain amount of memory loss may occur as a normal part of aging, forgetfulness to dementia is very different. If you think your elderly parent, grandparent or loved one may have dementia, it is important to speak with their primary care physician as soon as possible. They will…
By Beth Brown, 6:30 pm on January 22, 2014
Your heart is responsible for just about everything that gives your body life – from the transportation of oxygen throughout the body to how well your immune system fights illness. That being said, why wouldn’t you want to protect your heart? At Palm Beach home care, we know that heart…
By Beth Brown, 7:11 pm on January 20, 2014
Long distance family caregivers face a unique challenge as they try to coordinate care and communicate with doctors from hundreds or thousands of miles away. However, technology is changing the face of caregiving and making easier for families who don’t live in the same town to stay connected. From networking…