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Does Your Loved One Have Parkinson's Disease? 3 Ways To Help Them Maintain Their Mobility

Living with Parkinson's disease involves learning how to navigate through new challenges as the disease progresses. For many older adults, Parkinson's symptoms, such as muscle stiffness and tremors, eventually begin to limit their mobility. While some loss of mobility is inevitable, it is possible to help your loved one maintain their independence by using these strategies as you work with their in-home healthcare providers. Focus on Fall Prevention At first, Parkinson's symptoms are generally mild and intermittent.   Read More...

Offer These Tips To Help Your Elderly Parent Manage His Or Her Medications

As your parent ages, he or she may begin to rely heavily on prescription medication to maintain a reasonable level of health that provides a desired quality of life. Unfortunately, if you notice that your parent is beginning to get forgetful or faces other health challenges, his or her ability to take the proper medication according to a set schedule may be a challenge. This can be concerning because failing to take medication or taking too much medication in error can have severe health consequences, which can especially be a concern if your parent lives alone at home.   Read More...

Staying Home While Recuperating From An Injury: Support Services To Make Recovery At Home Possible

When you are an older person, you may have more trouble recuperating from an injury at home. When your abilities were already diminished, suffering an injury can put you in the nursing home for rehabilitation. If you are an active person, and if you don't want to recover in a nursing home, you have some options. While you may have to pay for some services out of pocket, staying at home while you get better is usually worth the money.   Read More...

Could Pokemon Go Help People With Memory Loss?

The augmented reality game Pokemon Go is a sensation among people of all ages. Played on a mobile device, the game allows players to walk and locate Pokemon (or "pocket monsters") in the area around them.  Because of its simplicity, Pokemon Go is possible even for players with reduced cognition. But can Pokemon Go be more than a pastime or game -- could it help Alzheimer's and other memory care patients improve their health and cognitive function in any way?   Read More...

Seasonal Spores: Tips For Avoiding Mold Growth During Your Spring Decor Swap-Out

As winter chills give way to the warming temperatures of spring, it's time to start swapping out your home decor for the season. As you do so, it's important that you're attentive to any warning signs of mold growth. While most people think primarily of basements and walls when thinking of mold, those places are only the beginning. Mold spores can hide in many places, including in the seasonal items you have in storage and in various places inside your home.   Read More...