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  • Take a Dog for a Walk During National Walk Your Dog Week The first week of October is set aside as National Walk Your Dog week to remind people that pets, especially dogs, no matter their size or their age, need exercise just as much as we do. So, why not have both your parent’s dog and your parent reap the rewards of getting out ... Continue Reading
  • Is Housework Too Much Work For Your Mom? A clean home is safer as the risk of bacterial contamination is reduced. It's also safer because there's less clutter to cause a fall. Your mom used to keep her home a lot cleaner than it is now. Has housework become too much for her? What do you do? Household Chores Your ... Continue Reading
  • 8 Tips for Talking to the Family About Companion Care Your mom's had rheumatoid arthritis for years, but it's worsening. She's starting to experience joint deformities that make it hard for her to complete some of the daily activities she's used to doing on her own. She agrees she needs help around the home. Before you gather ... Continue Reading
  • May is National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month Half of the U.S. population of older adults have a higher risk of fracturing a bone due to low bone density or osteoporosis. Diet and exercise are keys to maintaining strong bones. About 50% of women and 25% of men in the U.S. will break a bone due to osteoporosis. Has your ... Continue Reading