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Home Care Blog in Wheat Ridge, Arvada, Golden, and Central Denver, CO

Dieting After 60: What You Need to Know

Staying fit can be challenging at any age, but for many seniors, it often feels like an uphill battle. The truth is that as you age, your metabolism tends to slow, so it does take more of an effort to stay fit. With the New Year upon us, however, now is a great time to…

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Holiday Gifting: Do’s and Don’ts for Seniors

Choosing a holiday gift for your elderly loved one can be challenging. Ideally, you want to give a gift that will enrich their life and make them happy—something they’ll actually use. As with buying a gift for anyone, it really is the thought that counts. Putting careful thought into what your loved one would really…

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Enjoy the Holidays With Home Care Help

The holiday season is about spending time with family and friends. For many seniors, however, the holidays can be an isolating time. Seniors may lack the energy to decorate their homes or to attend holiday gatherings. This can lead to feelings of loneliness—like the world is passing them by. If you are the primary caregiver…

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Elderly Moves: How to Establish a Familiar Environment in a New Home

Moving your aging loved one into a new home can be stressful for everyone involved. A new living space means new scenery, new routines, new neighbors—all of which can be overwhelming at any age, but even more so for seniors who may have health or mobility issues. As a family member, it’s challenging for you…

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On Falls Prevention Awareness Day, Know How to Prevent Falls

The first day of fall is an appropriate and easy-to-remember date for Falls Prevention Awareness Day. September 22, 2017 will mark the tenth anniversary of this observance, and we thought it would be helpful to remind seniors how they can prevent falls and how in-home care can help in fall recovery. Easy Tips for Preventing…

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Why the Heat Affects Seniors Differently

Summer is a time of increased outdoor activity, of hours spent on the porch or in the garden. For seniors, however, it’s also a time of heightened risk for heat stroke and other heat-related concerns. Older adults are more prone to heat-related illnesses than young people. There are a few reasons for this. Seniors are…

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