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Affordable HomeCare of Charlotte, NC provides home care for seniors and their families.

Home Care-Helping your Parent Maintain Their Balance

Balance is the ability to maintain the body’s position whether moving or remaining still. It is essential to one’s safety. Considering that falls are the leading cause of injury in the elderly and that one-third of adults age 65 and older fall every year, helping your loved one retain their balance as they age is vital to their well-being.

Keeping your Eyes Healthy as you Age

Elder Care in Charlotte NC: Some changes in the structure of the eyes are normal as one ages. There are, however, diseases of the eye that are more likely to occur that are not normal and can be prevented. Here are some tips for you to follow to help keep your senior’s eyes healthier.

How to Choose the Right Mobility Device

As people get older, sometimes they have difficulty getting around as well as they once did. Mobility issues can be caused by pain from conditions like arthritis, loss of balance, or weakness. If your parent is experiencing mobility problems, you should start with a visit to the doctor or a physical therapist who can make […]

Caring for a Parent Following a Heart Attack

A heart attack can be a life altering event, for both better or for worse. It can help one realize the goodness that resides in one’s community and family, and remind someone about the importance of appreciating the beauty of daily life. For some, it begins the development of a “bucket list.” For others, it […]

Are You Actively Engaging Your Loved One in Wellness Activities?

Wellness isn’t something that just happens, especially as your loved one grows older. It takes keeping up with some specific activities and tasks. Here are some that you and your loved one can try together. Work Closely with Her Doctor. Your first step is to work closely with your loved one’s doctor. You’ll want to […]

Caring for Your Aging Parent’s Skin

As people age, their skin goes through a number of changes. It loses pigment-containing cells responsible for producing skin tone. Changes in the production of collagen and elastin reduce the skin’s strength and elasticity. It becomes thinner, dryer and more prone to wrinkles. As blood vessels become increasingly fragile, frequent bruising results. Wounds heal slower […]

What is Aphasia?

Throughout the United States there are approximately 2 million people who are living with a condition called aphasia. Surveys have shown that more than 84 percent of those surveyed had never heard of the term “aphasia”. Only just under 9 percent of those surveyed knew the term and could accurately identify it as a language […]

How Can You Control Your Stress Quickly as a Caregiver and Why Should You?

Stress is one thing that family caregivers are going to encounter consistently throughout their caregiving journeys. The more effectively you can get your stress under control, especially during a stressful incident, the better off you’ll be. Why Manage Stress Quickly? There are a lot of different reasons to manage your own stress levels quickly and […]

Delicious and Healthy Ideas for Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day

Nutrition is important for everyone. Giving your body what it needs every day is critical to warding off illness and infection, maintaining energy, and functioning at your best so that you can make the most of every day. As a family caregiver this can be an especially important concept. As you strive to help your […]

How Can Home Care Help Dementia Sufferers?

Is your aging loved one suffering from dementia? If so, you might be wondering how they can live alone, knowing that they are suffering from symptoms like memory loss, confusion, and wild mood swings. If this is the case, home care could be the solution. Whether your loved one lives alone or in your home […]