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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Delicious and Hydrating Drink Recipes!

Maintaining good hydration as we age is vitally important for short-term and long-term health.Consuming the daily amount of plain water can become repetitive and boring, so we’ve provided some flavorful recipes to make sure you or your loved one stays hydrated. Read More

Caregiving at Home: Support for the Selfless

Caregivers for people living with Alzheimer’s and dementia face special challenges. While many caregivers want their loved one to advance through this disease in the comfort of their home, it can be a challenging task. Read More

Tips on Reducing Risk of Dehydration

As we get older, our bodies retain less fluid. If we consistently drink water and other hydrating liquids throughout the day, we can avoid serious short term and long-term hazards. Read More

Home Care Assistance Celebrates Parents Day!

National Parents Day was created in 1994 as a way to honor both mothers and fathers for all they do. In honor of Parents Day, Home Care Assistance is releasing an informational magazine called Aging in Place. Read More

Tips to Encourage an Aging Loved One to Turn in the Keys

At some point, you or another relative may believe that one of your parents no longer capable of safely operating a motor vehicle. Taking the keys away and prohibiting someone from driving may make them feel a major loss of autonomy because they feel they can no longer drive freely to the store, church, etc. This is the time to have a direct conversation about what happens next. Read More

Get Off The Sidewalk

“Get off the sidewalk” is an invitation to talk about and participate in services available for aging adults in Villages across the country. Read More

Signs Your Loved One Shouldn’t Be Behind the Wheel

As our loved ones age, we are aware of the safety risks that can occur if someone is not able to drive safely. These tips will help you identify whether or not your aging loved one may be an unsafe drive. Read More

The Benefits of Swimming

Swimming offers seniors multiple benefits, such as a low impact exercise, heart-healthy exercise and many more. Read More

Redefining Aging in Community Through The Village Model: Village to Village Network

Learn more about the Village model, a national organization that are community-based networks that expand options for older adults so they can live fully and independently in their communities.
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Travel Tips for Seniors

Taking a senior loved one out for a short day trip may present some challenges, but the tips in this post will help ensure the time together is well-spent. Read More

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