Parkinson’s Disease and Exercise: How to Slow Down Symptoms

The particular results of remaining physically active throughout aging are tremendous; however, for those with Parkinson’s disease, exercise may truly be a game-changer in the progression of the disease. Several studies are revealing direct links between physical exercise and Parkinson’s, such as the largest clinical study to date, in which patients who exercised a minimum of […]

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The Best Gift You Can Give: Protection From Post-Holiday Senior Loneliness

The holiday season can be packed with a whirlwind of activities for the seniors we love. We often find ourselves wrapped up with family gatherings, holiday parties, religious events and services, and deciding on the perfect gifts for those we love. However, after the decorations are packed away and families have returned to the routine […]

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Tips for Enjoying the Holiday Offerings While Managing Diabetes

The holidays are a great time to get together with family and friends, but let’s be honest: it’s often also a time for overindulgence in less-than-healthy meals. With numerous rich, fatty, and sugary delicacies on hand at every turn, it’s challenging to stick to a healthy diet, which can produce serious health problems for those […]

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Top Benefits of Home Care for Seniors

It’s an undeniable fact: the vast majority of today’s older adults would rather age at home instead of facing a move to a nursing home or assisted living facility. And with reason: home care services enable elderly people to experience safety, while retaining the comfort and familiarity of home and their hometown community. When frailty […]

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Providing Care for Parkinson’s Disease

A person with Parkinson’s disease may visit the doctor for a half hour 4 times a year. But what about the care needed for the other 8,758 hours each year? Our Medford senior care team shares some practical day-to-day tips to assist a caregiver in maximizing the independence, safety, and activities of daily living for […]

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Helpful Tips to Make Life More Comfortable After a Stroke

The after-effects of a stroke vary depending on the parts of the body affected and the stage of the person’s recovery and rehabilitation. The tips below from our Medford home care team will assist you in choosing the ones that best fit your situation and experience. Clothing Choose loose-fitting sleeves, armholes, pant legs and elastic […]

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7 Steps to Take to Ensure Your Blood Pressure Readings Are Accurate

If you have been diagnosed with heart disease, high blood pressure, or diabetes, it’s likely that your physician has encouraged you to take weekly or daily blood pressure readings with a home blood pressure monitor. But how do you know that these readings are dependable? And in addition, what do those two numbers even mean? […]

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Using Ashland Home Care Services to Create More Independence for Seniors

As seniors grow older, they often discover that they have difficulty with everyday activities, such as bathing, getting dressed, preparing meals, or even driving; and many are concerned that these new limitations mean that they’ll need to give up not only their freedom, but living in their home, as well. The good news, however, is […]

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The Results Are In—Survey Says: Healthy Eating for Seniors Is a MUST

In our previous blog post, we outlined some age-related concerns that can keep older adults from eating well, but what if unhealthy eating habits lead to cognitive impairment? Malnourishment in older individuals is more prevalent than you might think. As stated by the National Resource on Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Aging, up to 35% – […]

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