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Home Care Activities: Enjoying a Fall Hayride with Your Seniors

Aug 28, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

Outings and adventures are a wonderful way for your aging loved ones and their home care provider to enhance their regular routine and enjoy all of the fun and beauty that the changing seasons have to offer. Going on a hayride is a nostalgic, traditional autumn activity that lets your seniors and their in home health care services provider get out of the house, breath in the crisp fresh air, and have fun taking in the beautiful colors of the changing leaves and the lovely smells of the season. Read Article

Transitioning Your Parents' Home Care Provider into Your Home Along With Them

Aug 21, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

If you are considering transitioning your elderly loved ones into your home to receive care, but have decided that you want to maintain their home care arrangement, it is important to plan ahead to help ease the care provider through the transition just as much as your parents. Read Article

Depression Is Not Normal for Seniors

Aug 14, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

While depression may seem to be a normal part of aging, it's not. Knowing the signs of depression in the elderly can help families help their loved one move through their illness. Read Article

Pneumonia and Your Elderly Loved One

Aug 7, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

Pneumonia can become a serious problem for anyone quickly, but for elderly loved ones, it can become a life or death situation. Pneumonia is an infection and inflammation in the lungs which can cause a buildup of fluid in the lungs. When that happens, patients can't take in enough oxygen to supply their bloodstream. With help from senior care providers and your loved one's medical team, you can learn to spot the signs and hopefully prevent pneumonia bouts. Read Article

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