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  1. The Age Wave is Coming
    April 03, 2020

    Before 2020, people aged 65 and older will outnumber children under age 5 for the first time in human history. But what does this really mean?   Read the full article.

  2. Snoozing May Not Be Peaceful for Seniors
    March 27, 2020

    Sleep problems may plague older adults for a variety of reasons. The Home Instead Senior Care® network offers family caregivers tips for helping seniors get a better night’s sleep.   Read the full article.

  3. Five Tips to Prepare for and Reduce Risk of Illness in Older Adults
    March 20, 2020

    “Offering support to older adults cannot only help protect them from the risks of illness, but also alleviate the anxiety they may be feeling during this unsettling time,”   Read the full article.

  4.  What to Ask When it's Time to go to the Doctor
    March 13, 2020

    Doctor visits can be overwhelming for older adults, particularly if they have hearing problems or dementia. Seniors often appreciate someone attending an appointment with them.   Read the full article.

  5. The Importance of Building Meaningful Relationships as We Age
    March 09, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers advice and resources to build strong connections and relationships later in life.   Read the full article.

  6. Senior Depression and Loneliness: Dealing with the Loss of Friends
    March 06, 2020

    If you are losing a lot of friends and are feeling sad or hopeless, then you may need some more substantial assistance.   Read the full article.

  7. 8 Ways to Be a More Optimistic Caregiver
    February 28, 2020

    If you’d like to learn how to cultivate more optimism in your caregiving life, you may be interested in these tips for creating positivity and building resiliency in the face of adversity.   Read the full article.

  8. How to Keep An Aging Adult’s Blood Pressure in the Green Zone
    February 21, 2020

    Despite our best efforts, controlling blood pressure as we get older can be a challenge for many. Furthermore, these issues could put family caregivers at a loss for how to help their senior parents and loved ones.   Read the full article.

  9. Help Your Senior Manage Medications
    February 14, 2020

    Keeping track of prescription medications could be a confusing and potentially dangerous task for many seniors. Resources such as the Senior Emergency Kit can help family caregivers stay on top of their loved one’s medications.   Read the full article.

  10. High, Low, and Just Right: How to Keep An Aging Adult’s Blood Pressure in the Green Zone
    February 07, 2020

    Despite our best efforts, controlling blood pressure as we get older can be a challenge for many. Furthermore, these issues could put family caregivers at a loss for how to help their senior parents and loved ones.   Read the full article.

  11. How to Start Long-term Care Planning for Seniors
    February 06, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers advice and resources to help families and seniors confidently plan for the future.   Read the full article.

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    January 31, 2020

    Cognitive decline can cause memory impairment and loss of the ability to reason. This may explain why elderly parents or other loved ones can become increasingly stubborn as they age.   Read the full article.

  13. Become a Paid CAREGiver Today
    January 24, 2020

    If you enjoy interacting with older individuals and want to pursue an opportunity to make a difference in the lives of seniors as a paid job, caregiving might be the career for you.   Read the full article.

  14. Diet, Exercise Are a Good 1-2 Punch for Older Adults, Study Says
    January 10, 2020

    The best way for seniors to keep valuable lean muscle mass and lose weight at the same time is a combination of exercise and dieting. And keeping weight off is a way to slow the aging process, according to a study.   Read the full article.

  15. New Year, New You: Practicing Active Aging in 2020
    January 10, 2020

    Home Instead Senior Care offers ideas to help older adults stay active throughout the year.   Read the full article.

  16. In Their Own Words: Funny Caregiving Stories
    January 03, 2020

    Let’s face it: sometimes you can’t help but laugh. Alzheimer’s is not a funny disease, but you need the ability to chuckle in order to get through some of the surreal and absurd situations that the disease can place you (and your loved one) in.   Read the full article.

  17. Home: Should I Stay or Should I Go? Plan for Where You Want to Age
    December 20, 2019

    It's a question many older adults begin to ask themselves: Should I stay in my longtime home or should I choose another place in which to age?   Read the full article.

  18. Spotting the Signs of Alzheimer’s Disease
    December 19, 2019

    Home Instead Senior Care shares tips for spotting the signs of Alzheimer’s Disease and other forms of dementia when visiting family this holiday season.   Read the full article.

  19. 8 Memory-Sharing Activities for Someone With Alzheimer’s
    December 13, 2019

    When a mind-altering disease like Alzheimer’s or dementia begins affecting the memory of someone you love, shared recollections become all the more important.   Read the full article.

  20. Craving Companionship Puts the
    December 06, 2019

    Do you regularly crave that special dish Mom used to make? Chances are she or your dad does too. And what they may miss even more is enjoying that dish with you.   Read the full article.

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