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6 Reasons Why Dementia Caregivers Don’t Take Breaks

1. “I do fine without taking breaks.” Dementia caregivers may believe that they do not need breaks, however this is unrealistic for many reasons. With any job, recharging and taking breaks is necessary. Nonstop caregiving causes frustration, worsens health due to stress, and can lead to resentment of the person they are caring for. Taking …

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Protect Older Adults from Financial Abuse

1. Be involved When caring for an older adult, it is important to be involved in their life. Older adults are especially at risk for fraud and scams, due to their vulnerabilities such as loneliness and isolation. Staying involved can reduce this risk. 2. View their credit report annually Getting a copy of their annual …

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6 Tips for Holidays with Older Adults!

1. Host small groups to prevent older adults from becoming overstimulated. Daily Caring mentions that overstimulation is an issue for those with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Instead of hosting a large gathering, host a few small gatherings throughout the holiday season. This is to keep older adults feel at ease. If hosting multiple groups is not …

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Bed Sores

Seniors with limited mobility are at risk for bed sores. Spending a great deal of time sitting or laying down without changing position can lead to potentially life-threatening wounds. Home Health Care Inc.’s caregivers compassionately and sensitively help older adults maintain dignity and self-esteem as they receive help with the normal activities of daily living. …

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Not taking Medication as Prescribed Harms Senior Health

Not taking medication has serious consequences for older adults. According to a top medical journal, it causes about 125,000 deaths and 15% of hospitalizations yearly. Some studies show that 50% of medications for chronic diseases are not taken as prescribed. Home Health Care Inc’s Expert RN oversight & Individualized Care Plan. Each individual’s situation is …

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