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Thanksgiving Activities Safe for Older Adults in Pembroke Pines, FL
Thanksgiving Activities Safe for Older Adults in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on November 6, 2018

Thanksgiving is one of the most enjoyable holidays for everyone, including seniors with Alzheimer’s. Family caregivers can choose activities that help their aging loved ones maintain interests and relationships and enjoy a high quality of life. Here are some fun and safe Thanksgiving activities for older adults with Alzheimer’s. 1….

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How to Stay Positive While Caregiving in Pembroke Pines, FL
How to Stay Positive While Caregiving in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on October 16, 2018

When caring for an aging parent, there may be situations that lead to doubt, worry, and other negative thoughts, which is why it’s important to remain positive. Maintaining a positive outlook can help caregivers stay confident, lower their blood pressure levels, boost their mood, and reduce their stress. Family caregivers…

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Top 5 Qualities of a Doctor for Seniors in Pembroke Pines, FL
Top 5 Qualities of a Doctor for Seniors in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on October 2, 2018

There are many physicians around the world, but each provides something different. However, there are common traits every primary care physician should have. Take a look at some of the qualities families should consider when selecting a doctor for their senior loved one. 1. Compassion When discussing diagnoses and medical…

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Different Phases of Alzheimer's Disease in Pembroke Pines, FL
Different Phases of Alzheimer's Disease in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on September 18, 2018

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive medical condition that gradually worsens with age. Older adults with this health issue often go through several distinctive stages and display unique symptoms. Learning about the different stages of Alzheimer’s disease can help you better understand your aging loved one’s behavior. Here’s what you need…

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Medication Management Strategies for Seniors in Pembroke Pines, FL
Medication Management Strategies for Seniors in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on September 4, 2018

Medication management is one of the most crucial aspects of caregiving, especially if the senior lives with cognitive impairment. The responsibility is not necessarily difficult, but it does require special attention. Here are a few medication management tips for seniors and their caregivers. Use Age-Appropriate Doses Older adults cannot metabolize…

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5 Signs Your Loved One Should Give Up Driving in Pembroke Pines, FL
5 Signs Your Loved One Should Give Up Driving in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on August 21, 2018

The time may come when you’ll have to regularly monitor your aging loved one’s driving ability to make sure he or she stays safe. Use this time to notice any behaviors or habits that could put your loved one in danger on the road. The following warning signs may indicate…

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How to Enjoy National Senior Citizens Day with a Parent in Pembroke Pines, FL
How to Enjoy National Senior Citizens Day with a Parent in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on August 7, 2018

National Senior Citizens Day was created to show support to seniors around the world and honor them with praise, events, and various activities. Instead of allowing your senior loved one to sit in the house, search for fun activities that coincide with the special day. Here are some of the…

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Impact of Stress on Alzheimer's Disease in Pembroke Pines, FL
Impact of Stress on Alzheimer's Disease in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on July 17, 2018

When people feel stressed out or anxious, they often experience physical symptoms. Some seniors experience tremors in stressful situations, while others face difficulty breathing. In the case of older adults with Alzheimer’s, stress can intensify the cognitive impact of the disease.   Stress Ages the Brain  A team of researchers…

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6 Ways to Take a Break from Caregiving in the Summer in Pembroke Pines, FL
6 Ways to Take a Break from Caregiving in the Summer in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on July 3, 2018

If caregiving is starting to wear you down, you may need to make time for yourself. Taking regular breaks allows you to relax and recharge so you can go back to caregiving without feeling stressed. Here are a few ways to enjoy your caregiving break during the warm summer months. …

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Top Dos & Don'ts of Hip Replacement Surgery in Pembroke Pines, FL
Top Dos & Don'ts of Hip Replacement Surgery in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on June 19, 2018

More than 4.5 million adults in the United States have had hip replacement surgeries, and nearly 300,000 individuals undergo this procedure each year. Keep in mind the following actions your aging loved one should and should not do to make the recovery process easier and quicker.  Do: Eat Healthy  Before…

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