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By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on November 28, 2016

Parkinson’s can be difficult to diagnose in its early stages because many of its symptoms are similar to those of general aging. It is important to know the signs associated with the disease so you can get your senior loved one diagnosed and provide the Green Valley Parkinson’s care he…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on November 21, 2016

Seniors who live alone run the risk of becoming socially isolated, which increases the risk of depression, loneliness, and other emotional health concerns. It’s incredibly important to make a point of spending time with others for regular social stimulation, and oftentimes this means getting out of the house and going…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on November 14, 2016

Calcium-rich foods have long been thought to be healthy for people over 65. However, studies have revealed taking calcium as a supplement may have less desirable results. Green Valley live-in care experts discuss some of the potential dangers of calcium supplements and how they can affect a senior’s heart health….

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on November 7, 2016

At present, the only medications prescribed to treat Alzheimer’s cognitive impairment work for roughly half of the people living with the disease. The effects also typically only last for one year at most. However, the Biogen laboratory in Massachusetts recently developed a medication that takes a different approach to reversing…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on October 31, 2016

After a dementia diagnosis, it’s vital for seniors to keep their brains stimulated so they can work toward maintaining optimum cognitive health. If your elderly loved one is living with dementia, Green Valley dementia care professionals suggest a few simple activities that can help boost his or her brain health….

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on October 27, 2016

When it comes to in-home care for older adults, every senior has unique needs that must be addressed. Though it’s important to take your elderly loved one’s individual needs into consideration, it’s just as crucial to make sure the agency you hire to provide his or her care covers a…