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By Doris Kasold, 4:53 pm on September 23, 2014

Technology has come a long way in recent years and many experts have created extremely helpful and potentially life-saving devices for senior adults. The senior care experts at Home Care Clearwater have taken the time to compile a list of the latest and greatest devices that aim to protect the…

By Doris Kasold, 8:00 am on September 16, 2014

Unfortunately, senior citizens often battle health issues that decrease mobility and make independence difficult. This can mean staying home most of the time and relying on family members or an in-home senior caregiver in Clearwater, FL to provide care and needed personal items. It is important, however, to get your…

By Doris Kasold, 8:00 am on September 9, 2014

As people age, they often inadvertently adopt more sedentary behaviors and may withdrawal from the outdoors. However, participation in outdoor activities is vital to overall health and well-being. Being outdoors and participating in outdoor activities has a host of benefits including: Vitamin D exposure: Sunlight is an excellent source of…

By Doris Kasold, 8:00 am on August 27, 2014

If you are caring for your loved one they are living with Alzheimer’s, you are well aware of the various challenges that can accompany day to day life. However, even with these challenges, it is possible for your loved one to lead a healthy, safe and fulfilled life. Below are…

By Doris Kasold, 5:21 pm on August 20, 2014

You don’t have to be a caregiver for long to realize that it is one of the toughest jobs in the world. It can leave you mentally, physically and emotionally drained and at times, more than a little overwhelmed. However, even when you are providing your loved one home care,…

By Doris Kasold, 4:54 pm on August 13, 2014

Sweet juices, a delicate tartness, and plump to the touch – peaches offer one of the best tastes on Earth. Having branched out from the native wild peach groves of China, this delicious fruit has been praised by individuals around the world for their many benefits: nutrients, medicinal effects and…

By Doris Kasold, 8:00 am on August 6, 2014

Sibling rivalry is not something that is simply outgrown in childhood. As a matter of fact, this problem typically resurfaces when adult children become caregivers for their aging parent. Although some rivalry is normal and considered healthy, it can reach critical points, especially given the amount of stress caregivers are…

By Doris Kasold, 4:51 pm on July 30, 2014

With age, one’s risk for stroke increases. While there are numerous lifestyle changes that can help to minimize stroke risk, it is important for family caregivers to know the warning signs of a stroke so they can ensure the health and safety of the loved one under their care. Getting…

By Doris Kasold, 4:49 pm on July 23, 2014

It’s easy to assume the everyday challenges seniors run up against are perennial issues: they cannot be solved, only managed. But new technologies are providing some striking solutions for age-old problems in ways that could transform what it means to age in place. At Home Care Assistance, a reliable agency of…

By Doris Kasold, 11:44 pm on July 16, 2014

Although most elderly individuals are considered to be both frugal and money-wise, seniors are capable of making major financial mistakes. These errors might be caused by a pervasive sense of goodwill or a need for immediate financial relief. Either way, these actions can have a devastating and lasting impact on…