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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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8 Tips for Managing Sundowning in Seniors in Pembroke Pines, FL
8 Tips for Managing Sundowning in Seniors in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on June 5, 2018

Dementia caregivers often have to manage challenging behaviors that can arise during the course of their senior loved one’s disease. One of these behaviors is known as sundowning, which is characterized by sudden mood swings, increased restlessness, and confusion during the late afternoon and evening. The exact cause of sundowning…

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Tips on Prepping Your Elderly Parent's Home for Summer in Pembroke Pines, FL
Tips on Prepping Your Elderly Parent's Home for Summer in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on May 22, 2018

When the summer hits in full force, make sure your senior loved one’s home is prepared for the warm temperatures. Making these changes in advance helps seniors have a fun, safe, and breezy summer. Here are some tips you can use to get your loved one’s home ready in time…

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5 Tips for Managing Your Senior Parent's Allergies in Pembroke Pines, FL
5 Tips for Managing Your Senior Parent's Allergies in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on May 8, 2018

Allergies can occur at any point during life, and it is common to develop new reactions to allergens with age. The coughing, sneezing, and increased mucus production that occur with allergic reactions can also trigger other health conditions that are dangerous for older adults, including COPD and asthma. Here are…

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6 Things to Do When Caring for a Stubborn Sibling in Pembroke Pines, FL
6 Things to Do When Caring for a Stubborn Sibling in Pembroke Pines, FL
By Matt Rogers, 9:00 am on April 17, 2018

If you have a sibling who can no longer take care of him or herself, it might be time to step in and help out. Many seniors do not want to admit they need help from their family members, and it can be challenging to take care of a person…

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