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15Jan
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An easy guide on Assessing the Risks of Living Alone

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If you are concerned about the safety of a senior loved one, here’s an objective list of criteria to determine the safety of elders living alone. The following list has been published by Professors Hall, Bossen, and Specht from the University of Iowa. This can help you start to determine whether your loved one may need […]


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12Jan
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Avoid Falls – 5 Dangers That Affect Seniors Stability

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Preventing Falls is Serious for Seniors, Here are 5 Dangers That Affect Seniors’ Stability Falls are the leading cause of injury related emergency department visits for older adults, the major cause of hip fractures and responsible for more than half of fatal head injuries. Numerous states and countries worldwide are now coming together to address […]


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10Jan
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Memory Loss – Senior Moment or Alzheimer’s Indicator?

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The most common symptom of Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia is forgetfulness, but not all instances of memory loss or forgetfulness is a sign of the disease. So how can you tell the difference between dementia and normal memory lapses due to aging? While the differences can be subtle, there are ways of detecting it.   […]


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06Jan

Therapeutic Benefits of Cooking for Seniors with Dementia

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Meet Me in the Kitchen: There are Therapeutic Benefits of Cooking for Seniors with Dementia. If an aging loved one is faced with a memory disorder, such as Alzheimer’s or some other form of dementia, they may start to withdraw. Becoming more disengaged, the affected senior may avoid social interaction or not enjoy their normal […]


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02Jan

Preventing Wandering Among Seniors with Alzheimer’s

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Here Are Some Tips for Preventing Wandering Among Seniors with Alzheimer’s Even in the earliest stages of Alzheimer’s disease, seniors can experience confusion or disorientation. They may forget their address, or other important details, such as the year, the names of their loved ones, or the directions back to their house. All of this can […]


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31Dec
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Do social connections make us Healthier?

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Do Social Connections Make Us Healthier? When you think about aging healthfully, what do you think of? Many of us think about staying physically active or about eating wholesome foods. You may also think about different ways to stay sharp, such as trying out new hobbies or playing brain games. However, amidst all the different […]


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28Dec
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Importance of Preventing Loneliness Among the Elderly

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In this article we will discuss the importance of preventing loneliness among the elderly and inform you of some facts you probably don’t know!   Loneliness is a menace. There are plenty of well-known health threats that seniors face, such as heart disease, dementia, and cancer, but the dangers of loneliness are often overlooked or ignored. This is a […]


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23Dec
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Introducing 5 Ways to Ease the Symptoms of Dementia

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Dementia is an umbrella term for diseases that cause the loss of cognitive abilities. The disease can be stressful and frightening, both for someone experiencing it and for their caregivers. Unfortunately, dementia is far from rare. One in every 14 people over the age of 65 will develop some form of dementia, and people over […]


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21Dec
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Letter from the President

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  Happy New Year!  As we close out 2017 and as 2018 begins to dawn, it seems like a great time to reflect on what we’ve accomplished at Home Health Solutions Group, the journey we’ve taken to get to where we are and the plans we have for an exciting, bright future.    I’d like to start by telling you […]


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18Dec
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The 10 Reasons Why Dogs Are a Senior’s Best Friend

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The benefits of dogs for seniors are hard to overstate. A canine companion can make senior living easier, happier, and more comfortable, and taking care of a pet can have a real, tangible impact on certain debilitation conditions, like dementia or arthritis.  Unlike the more restrictive senior living situation of a nursing home or other […]


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