Seniors and seasonal allergies

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There are a lot of things to love about spring, like leaves turning green and flowers in bloom, but sometimes the things we love don’t return the favor. Many people experience increased allergies during the spring due to changing pollen levels. According to the CDC, ” allergies are the 6th leading cause of chronic illness in the U.S. with an annual cost in excess of $18 billion. More than 50 million Americans suffer from allergies each year. ...

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Your brain on games

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brainDid you know that 1 in 3 seniors dies with Alzheimer’s or another dementia? And as hard as researchers and scientists are working, we have not found a cure. But do you know what they have discovered? That you can take steps to help prevent the development of dementia or delay the onset by keeping your brain active and healthy.

What you eat impacts your brain. Eating healthy, antioxidant-rich foods ...

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Winter – Spring and aallllll the temperatures in between

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Mother Natures gets a little moody this time of year, doesn’t she? A week ago we were frozen cherriesexperiencing freezing rain and drizzle, today it’s 75 degrees. This isn’t a new phenomenon, but if you are caring for a senior loved one, there are a couple things to keep in mind:

  1. Check the temperature of their house before you leave. While it’s 75 degrees during the day, it might still drop below ...
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Senior Care Part 1: What is involved?

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As people reach a certain age range, they tend to develop limitations in their functions and shot of a beautiful daughter pushing her elderly fathercapabilities. When they are unable to perform their regular duties, oftentimes assistance from someone else becomes necessary. Asking for help can be difficult and depending on others for  physical assistance can be uncomfortable.  It is important to ...

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National Caregivers Month

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Do you know any hard working caregivers? If so, this is the month to go the extra mile to let Caregiversthem know just how much they are appreciated.

November is National Caregivers Month.

Check out these stats from the Caregiver Action Network:

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Avoiding Burnout: Caregiver Tips

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Joanne’s mother, Betty, had rheumatoid arthritis for years. Suddenly and unexpectedly, Betty was disabled by the pain, fatigue, and limited mobility that she had feared since her diagnosis.

Joanne convinced her fiercely independent mother that living alone was no longer an option. And Joanne, the eldest of four children, knew that caring for her sick mother fell on her shoulders. Joanne was a legend in the circles of her family, friends and colleagues for her ability to act with grace under ...

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Maintaining Independence During Your Senior Years

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Our primary goal at Alert Response is to help our customers safely maintain their couple Computerindependence. We want to give them the confidence to go about their daily activities while knowing that should something happen, help is only the push of a button away.

How do you know if you know if your loved one would benefit from an Alert ...

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