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6 Medication Management Tips for Seniors in Anchorage, AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on July 12, 2018
6 Medication Management Tips for Seniors in Anchorage, AK

Many seniors take multiple prescription medications every day. Whether these pills are to manage preexisting conditions or prevent new ones from developing, it’s essential that seniors take their medications at the correct time and in the right dosage. If seniors forget to take their prescriptions, …

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Things to Do If Your Parent Is Moving in with You in Anchorage
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on June 28, 2018
Things to Do If Your Parent Is Moving in with You in Anchorage

When a senior loved one moves into your home, it can be a big lifestyle adjustment. Both caregiver and care recipient will have to adapt to the new living arrangement. Here are a few tips that can make the transition smoother. Have a Discussion About …

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5 Tips for Overcoming Caregiving-Related Stress in Anchorage, AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on June 14, 2018
5 Tips for Overcoming Caregiving-Related Stress in Anchorage, AK

Stress is a common part of a caregiver’s life, and unaddressed stress can leave them worn down and unable to manage their duties efficiently. Use the following tips to overcome caregiver-related stress so you can feel your best every day. 1. Drop the Need for …

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How to Increase Senior Safety in the Kitchen in Anchorage, AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on May 31, 2018
How to Increase Senior Safety in the Kitchen in Anchorage, AK

Kitchen safety requires some additional planning as adults enter the senior years. While your aging loved one may have been cooking for years, new changes in his or her health may require you to make some changes to the kitchen. Here are a few ways …

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8 Key Nutrients for Seniors in Anchorage, AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on May 17, 2018
8 Key Nutrients for Seniors in Anchorage, AK

Following a healthy diet can boost overall health and increase longevity. Family caregivers need to know which nutrients are crucial so they can incorporate sources of these nutrients into their senior loved one’s diet. Here are some of the most important nutrients for older adults …

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How to Tell If a Senior Is Misusing Prescriptions in Anchorage, Alaska
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on April 26, 2018
How to Tell If a Senior Is Misusing Prescriptions in Anchorage, Alaska

Many seniors take multiple prescription medications each day. However, managing several prescriptions can lead to intentional or accidental medication misuse. Here are a few ways caregivers can tell if their senior loved ones are misusing medications. Taking More Than the Prescribed Dose Some drugs don’t …

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5 Reasons to Volunteer in the Senior Years in Anchorage, AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on April 12, 2018
5 Reasons to Volunteer in the Senior Years in Anchorage, AK

Retired senior citizens sometimes miss having a daily schedule, and they might long for activities to pass the time. There are many communities that welcome seniors to volunteer for various part-time projects. Volunteering offers the following benefits for older adults. 1. Prevent Isolation Statistics suggest …

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6 Healthy Weight Management Tips for the Elderly in Anchorage, AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on March 29, 2018
6 Healthy Weight Management Tips for the Elderly in Anchorage, AK

It’s important for seniors to maintain a healthy weight. When older adults are under or overweight, it can take a toll on their physical health and lead to osteoporosis, cardiovascular conditions, and other serious health issues. Here are six weight management strategies for seniors who …

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Tax Credit Tips for Family Caregivers in Anchorage AK
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on March 15, 2018
Tax Credit Tips for Family Caregivers in Anchorage AK

Caregiving can be an expensive and time-consuming task. Thankfully, many caregivers are eligible for tax deductions, exemptions, and credits. If you are caring for an elderly loved one, here are a few ways you can maximize your tax deductions. Save Care-Related Receipts Document all of …

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Alzheimers Infographic in Anchorage
By Rob Buck, 9:00 am on March 8, 2018
Alzheimers Infographic in Anchorage

In the coming years, more and more aging adults in the U.S. are expected to develop Alzheimer’s disease, which means there is a growing need for high-quality Alzheimer’s care. Anchorage Home Care Assistance has put together an infographic detailing the key statistics related to Alzheimer’s, …

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