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By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on January 20, 2015

Seniors who live on a budget may miss out on important nutrients due to high food prices according to health experts at the AARP. Buying food with the highest nutritional value and paying as little as possible is key for seniors on a strict budget. Fortunately, there are some inexpensive,…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on January 13, 2015

Being a senior caregiver is a full-time job. Not only are you managing your own life, but you’re managing someone else’s as well, including important appointments, dietary needs, and a social calendar. No one is able to better understand the needs, frustrations, and joys of caregivers better than Home Care…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on January 5, 2015

One of the goals of any senior is to remain independent for as long as possible. While independence is a reality for most seniors, safety is a key concern, especially when making trips outside of the house. Clearwater Home Care experts, Home Care Assistance, suggest sharing the following six tips…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on December 30, 2014

Parkinson’s is, unfortunately, not an entirely uncommon health issue among the elderly, typically occurring in people between 50 and 60 years of age, and symptoms can include difficulty with mobility, swallowing and performing manual tasks. Understandably, these can significantly hinder the ability to function in everyday life, but there are…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on December 23, 2014

It’s necessary, but never easy, to learn more about Alzheimer’s progression in a senior loved one. The Alzheimer’s Association uses seven stages to help people better understand the progression of the disease. Here, experts of home care Clearwater offer a slightly simplified version to help family members and caregivers know…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on December 16, 2014

It’s never too late to help your senior loved one take preventative health measures. Whether you’re a family caregiver or an inexperienced provider of Clearwater Home Care, below are five ways you can help the senior you care for ward off dementia and continue living a happy and healthy life….

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on December 9, 2014

With its warm climate and buzzing senior community, it’s no wonder Tampa is home to so many retirees. Because it boasts such a healthy senior community, the city also offers a number of senior-friendly activities. Leading Clearwater Home Care provider, Home Care Assistance, has selected a few favorites for your senior…

By Doris Kasold, 9:00 am on November 25, 2014

One of the best cold-weather activities for young and elderly alike is curling up under a cozy blanket and watching a movie. Finding movies that will appeal to seniors can sometimes be challenging, as many new movies are targeted at a different demographic. Here are some top movie picks that…

By Doris Kasold, 7:21 pm on November 18, 2014

With most of the major holidays occurring during the cooler months, people are often faced with the temptation to stay indoors and not engage in regular physical activity. Combined with rich foods and larger than normal portions, holidays can spell trouble for seniors attempting to maintain a healthy diet. The…

A conference devoted to the United States senior population, occurring only once every 10 years, is set to take place in 2015. The decennial White House Conference on Aging promises to produce tangible solutions for those seeking better quality of life for senior citizens. Due to the importance of this event for seniors in Florida and beyond, you can bet your bottom dollar that home Care Clearwater will be staying up to date on breaking conference updates, keeping you informed all along the way. What is the 2015 White House Conference on Aging? In 2015, the White House will hold a conference to frame our national conversation on aging for the coming decades. The conference will focus on 4 key…