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By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on December 13, 2021

Engaging in hobbies can be just as important for your senior loved one’s health as the foods he or she eats. Participating in healthy activities could enhance your loved one’s cognitive abilities and reduce the risk of depression. Here are a few healthy hobbies your loved one should consider. 1….

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on November 22, 2021

Seniors with mobility issues often need assistance with their daily routines. Your senior loved one may have a temporary challenge with mobility after an illness or injury, or he or she may need long-term help. These five tips can help you keep your loved one safe while also meeting his…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on November 8, 2021

Caring for a senior with Alzheimer’s can be a difficult job. There may be good days as well as bad. Family caregivers need to remain positive and look for ways to maximize their loved ones’ brain health. Here are some tips you can use for treating a senior loved one…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on October 25, 2021

If your senior loved one lives with chronic or even sporadic migraines, it can interfere with his or her quality of life. While over-the-counter medications are the most common solution, some seniors prefer holistic methods, such as drinking natural teas. Below are some soothing teas that are known to relieve…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on October 11, 2021

The issue of senior isolation continues to be a growing problem as the population of older adults who live alone increases. Although there’s much more awareness of the dangers of senior isolation than there has been in the past, there are still some seniors who fall through the cracks. These…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on September 27, 2021

Older adults are at high risk for developing blood clots, which can lead to deep vein thrombosis, heart attacks, or strokes. According to healthcare experts, caregivers can recommend the following tips to their senior loved ones to reduce their risk of blood clot formation.  Don’t Sit Still Seniors who remain…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on September 13, 2021

Every health-conscious senior should try to eat a diet rich in vitamins and minerals. If they want to extend their life spans, seniors should make sure to include some longevity-extending foods in their diets. Here are seven foods that may help people live longer lives. 1. Berries Berries are packed…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on August 23, 2021

Many aging adults have low appetite due to reasons ranging from changing taste buds to lack of exercise. If your senior loved one isn’t eating enough, don’t give up hope. Here are a few ways you can stimulate your parent’s appetite.  Determine the Reason for Loss of Appetite There are…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on August 9, 2021

A hernia occurs when an organ bulges through openings in tissues or muscles. This condition most commonly occurs in the abdomen when the intestines push through a weakened part of the abdominal wall. This painful condition affects many seniors, but there are ways to prevent hernias from occurring. Here are…

By Embrace In-Home Care, 9:00 am on July 26, 2021

If your parent is living with Parkinson’s, his or her doctor will develop a treatment plan based on the severity of your loved one’s symptoms. There are also things you can do at home for your loved one to augment the physician’s medical treatment plan. Here are some good treatments…