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By Home Care Assistance Anchorage, 8:00 am on July 11, 2024

Although Alzheimer’s disease can be a challenging condition for seniors to live with, its progress can be slowed and possibly its risk even reduced by focusing on all aspects of a sound nutrition plan. Here are several ways nutrition can be utilized in your loved one’s treatment and how it…

By Home Care Assistance Anchorage, 8:00 am on June 27, 2024

A neurological disease, Parkinson’s occurs when certain components of the brain become damaged or die. While Parkinson’s symptoms usually don’t manifest until extensive damage to brain neurons has occurred, they can appear early on in the progression of the disease. Here are five common warning signs of Parkinson’s disease in…

By Home Care Assistance Anchorage, 8:00 am on June 13, 2024

Each year, thousands of people are hospitalized for injuries to their brains caused by falls or blows to the head. Since traumatic brain injuries can affect brain health, you might be wondering if an injury can cause dementia. The relationship between brain injuries and dementia is quite complex, so seniors…

By Home Care Assistance Anchorage, 9:00 am on May 30, 2024

Some seniors neglect the care of electrical items in their homes, but with a few small changes to daily routines and which items are being used, your elderly loved one can enjoy saving some money each month. Here are the top four ways your loved one can lower his or…

By Home Care Assistance Anchorage, 8:00 am on May 16, 2024

Taking grandchildren on a trip can be a wonderful experience for seniors. Before setting off, however, seniors should make sure they’re up to date on the latest safety information and prepare for the realities of traveling with young children. Here are some vacation tips your elderly loved one should keep…

By Home Care Assistance Anchorage, 8:00 am on April 25, 2024

Dental issues are common in seniors and can affect more than just their smiles. If it hurts to eat, your senior loved one may not be getting enough nutrients and calories, which can cause poor health and weight loss. Additionally, your loved one may not want to be around others…

By Home Care Assistance Anchorage, 8:00 am on April 11, 2024

Social isolation is often dismissed as a minor inconvenience, but it’s a serious problem among the elderly population. Seniors without strong social support systems are more likely to report emotional health disorders such as depression and anxiety, and they may even experience physical effects. Learning a little about the common…

By Home Care Assistance Anchorage, 8:00 am on March 28, 2024

While there are many factors that can play a role in the development of Parkinson’s disease (PD), there are some ways seniors may be able to reduce their risk. Here are six of them.  1. Eat Healthy Nutrient-rich foods help the brain function well, which may offset the changes in…

By Home Care Assistance Anchorage, 8:00 am on March 14, 2024

Adult children and others who take on family caregiving duties often go into the situation with a sense of duty and honor. They may see caregiving as an opportunity to give back to a senior loved one who has done so much for them. They may also feel allowing a…

By Home Care Assistance Anchorage, 8:00 am on February 29, 2024

Keeping seniors inspired to exercise can sometimes be a challenge. Your aging loved one may hesitate to start working out if he or she has been mostly sedentary for the past several years or dislikes exercise because of joint pain. Whatever your loved one’s reasons are for skipping workouts, you…