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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…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on December 11, 2023

Whether it’s for the purpose of making medical or financial decisions or becoming the primary decision maker, there are times when you may need to consider a power of attorney or guardianship for your senior loved one. Determining which document is appropriate starts with having a clear understanding of the…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on November 27, 2023

It’s fairly common for people with Alzheimer’s and other types of dementia to develop a type of late-day confusion referred to as sundowning. According to the National Institute on Aging, this condition is believed to be linked to brain-related changes that affect the body’s sleep-wake cycle. Anxiety, aggression, and other…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on November 13, 2023

Many seniors grew up being taught to view desserts as treats they got after they ate unappetizing vegetables. Although it can be difficult to change the mindset that healthy foods aren’t as tasty as other options, it’s possible to overcome this attitude. These six ideas are all great ways to…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on October 23, 2023

Though back pain can affect people of all ages, it’s more prevalent among elderly people due to conditions like osteoarthritis and osteoporosis and because of the higher risk of serious injury. If your senior loved one is experiencing back pain, either chronic or acute, there are ways to lessen the…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 8:00 am on October 9, 2023

It’s crucial to focus on ways to help your senior loved one keep his or her kidneys healthy and prevent kidney disease. One way to accomplish this is through a healthy diet, which means certain foods may need to be eaten in moderation or avoided entirely. Here are some foods…