Relationships and Family Changes After Traumatic Brain Injury

Along with the many life changes as a result of a traumatic brain injury (TBI), close relationships are affected in a number of ways as a result of: Modifications in responsibilities Changes in relationship roles Difficulties with communicating Managing emotions and mood swings Getting accustomed to these changes often brings about feelings of uneasiness in […]

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How Can I Help When My Loved One Has Suffered a Traumatic Brain Injury?

Meeting the care needs of a loved one who has suffered from a traumatic brain injury can be easier to manage when armed with knowledge and insight. The methods below, courtesy of the Rogue Valley home care experts at All Care, can lessen stress and frustration for both family caregivers and traumatic brain injury survivors. […]

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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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Holiday Tips for Seniors: How to Avoid the “Winter Blues”

Even though the yuletide season is typically thought of as a time that is joyous, filled with spending time with those who are nearest and dearest and buying gifts, for seniors, it can be anything but merry and bright. A combination of lost loved ones, memories of past holidays, health issues and more can affect […]

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A Holiday Checklist for Seniors to Make Outings Easier for the Whole Family

The holiday season is filled with parties, celebrations, and get-togethers. However, for an older loved one, holiday excursions warrant a little additional planning and preparation. Follow these suggestions from All Care’s holiday checklist for seniors to be able to enjoy fun and relaxed outings with family members of all ages this holiday season. Prior to leaving the senior’s […]

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How Home Care Services Can Improve Nutrition During Cancer Treatments

Eating right is essential for everyone, but doubly so for those with cancer. Proper nutrition can help cancer patients gain the strength they need for chemotherapy treatments, guard against infections, prevent body tissue from breaking down, and help rebuild tissue. Good nutrition also helps patients cope with the side effects of cancer treatments and may […]

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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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Solutions for the Most Common Problems with Senior Nutrition

Most of us are eager to sit down and indulge in a delectable meal – the comforting smells and tastes, the gratifying sensation of a filled stomach. For a number of older people, though, a variety of health challenges can prevent their enjoyment of meals or even their ability to shop for nutritious foods, in […]

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