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Posts Tagged ‘Personal Care Assistant’

Explaining Nutrition Changes And Proper Elderly Care Part 1

Maintaining a healthy diet is a tried and true method of healthy living for people of all ages. As we get older, though, more attention is required in order to meet our nutritional needs. Unfortunately, many of our elderly residents are not eating as healthy as they should. Malnutrition at this stage in life can…

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How Home Health Care Can Help With Independent Living

There are a significant number of seniors who refuse to move out of the home that they know and love, even though they may no longer being to care for themselves or for their home like they once did. For their loved ones, this can cause a great deal of worry and stress. However, moving…

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Music Makes the World Go ‘Round

Independent living for aging adults can often mean a mundane life. As an independent living aide, you can choose to keep life as it is, or help improve the quality of life for your charge. Getting your client moving and enjoying life can increase their ability for independent living and their quality of life. Providing…

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Using Music to Benefit Alzheimer’s and Dementia Care

Science and behavioral health experts have proven music provides a form of therapy for people with Alzheimer’s. General benefits of listening to music for all people include: Listening to music and playing music can help keep the brain healthy. It is an exercise for the brain, therefore it can help with mental sharpness, much like…

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Strategies for Alzheimer’s or Dementia Care

Being a personal care assistant for someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or Dementia has its advantages. It is a position of honor to help someone who has memory issues to maintain independence in their home. Even through the difficulties caretakers face, there is a certain dignity they can give their charge. As people age, maintaining their…

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Provide Sufficient Independent Living at Home

What’s more important than making sure your loved one is well cared for as they age, especially if he or she is at home? Knowing that a parent or a spouse is safe and has his or her needs provided is priceless when you aren’t available. Lares knows you need to have time outside of…

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Benefits of Independent Living for Seniors

For many aging adults, the thought of living in an assisted living facility is not their first option or an ideal plan, rather it’s staying where they have lived for years. There are many benefits to this, but it does involve some diligence to keeping your family member or loved one comfortable and with all…

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More Ways Companionship Benefits Those with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

Increasing the quality of life for those with Alzheimer’s through common activities and consistency can be possible with these few relatively easy tips. Common activities may or may not be an easy thing to start with someone who has Alzheimer’s, but if you’re a companion who knows the family and can find out the patient’s…

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Benefits of Having Companions for Those with Alzheimer’s or Dementia

Your family member has been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s or dementia and you wonder what you can do to help him or her live life to the highest quality possible. While getting medical treatment and keeping up with your family member’s medical health will be beneficial to their well being, making sure they also have companionship…

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