The Importance of Exercise and Physical Activity for Senior Citizens

Exercise is one of the best things anyone can do for themselves, and that includes senior citizens. The CDC recommends that people who are 65 or older, and who have no health conditions that put limits on exercise, get a minimum of 2.5 hours of moderate aerobic exercise per week and engage in strength training […]

How Can Home Care Help a Senior Who Is No Longer Driving?

Home Care in Concord NC You likely remember the first time that you got behind the wheel of a car and went somewhere that you wanted to go. It is a liberating and exciting feeling, an indication that you are independent and able to control your own life. Now that you are a family caregiver, […]

Social Security: 101

Home Care in Concord NC The talk of Social Security running out in the next 20 years or so has been going on for some time. And frankly, it has many people scared to death. In the meantime, people your parent’s age aren’t so scared because they’re perhaps already drawing Social Security or will be […]

Diabetes and Depression Have Strong Connections to Dementia

Home Care in Concord NC Early diagnosis for Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI) and dementia is essential for appropriate treatment. As an early signal, researchers are noticing a greater risk for dementia in people who have diabetes and those who have mental illnesses such as depression. This link may be helpful for implementing early interventions in senior care […]

Home Care: Understand the Needs and Wants of Your Senior Loved One

Home Care in Concord NC When Stephanie was looking into home care for herself, she had a clear notion of the challenges she was facing. It had become difficult for her to get around the house, to take care of certain necessities, and she no longer felt comfortable and safe. She knew a home care […]