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By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on May 13, 2024

Just because your aging loved one has been diagnosed with dementia doesn’t mean he or she can’t live a happy and fulfilling life. With proper care and a little bit of diligence, you might be able to minimize or delay some of the worst symptoms for years. Coming up with…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on April 22, 2024

Families are often left to figure out how to best manage their senior loved ones’ symptoms after a Parkinson’s disease (PD) diagnosis. While your loved one’s medical team will be your best source of information, there are some things you should know that the doctor may not tell you in…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on April 8, 2024

The decision to opt for in-home care for an elderly parent includes finding the right caregiver. It’s a process that can be time-consuming and even a little frustrating at times. Take some of the stress out of the selection process by having a clear idea of what your loved one…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on March 25, 2024

Older adults all around the world are taking advantage of smartphone apps. Some mobile apps provide entertainment for elderly people, while others can save their lives. Take a look at these popular apps seniors can use on their smartphones and learn why each app is beneficial for them. 1. WebMD…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on March 11, 2024

One of the top priorities for family caregivers should be to create safe living environments for their senior loved ones. Caregivers also need to make sure their loved ones are safe outside the home, whether they’re running errands, going to local venues, taking walks, or meeting with other family members…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on February 26, 2024

Eating a nutritious diet is vital for an older adult’s immune system, heart health, cognitive abilities, and more. Therefore, family caregivers need to monitor their senior parents’ eating habits and determine if they need more assistance or different diet plans. Below are some ways to discover if your loved one…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on February 12, 2024

Though some seniors have physical health conditions that deserve attention, it’s just as important to focus on their mental and emotional wellbeing. Many aging adults are choosing to go back to school after retirement not only because they have the time to do so but also because they believe it…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on January 22, 2024

Denial is a powerful psychological tool sometimes used as a defense mechanism until a person can get used to a new health diagnosis. However, seniors who are in denial about dementia diagnoses place their safety and health at risk. If you provide care for a senior loved one, it’s important…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on January 8, 2024

Heart conditions are some of the most common causes of poor health among seniors, so it’s important for them to keep their hearts as strong as possible. In addition to regularly exercising and maintaining a healthy weight, seniors can also increase their heart health by eating certain foods. Include these…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on December 25, 2023

For the past several months, you’ve been worrying about your senior loved one’s ability to complete basic chores, take the correct dose of medicine, and drive safely when running errands or heading to appointments. If you can relate to this scenario, it’s time to look into home care for your…