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Do You Have to Stop Going Out When Your Parent Has Alzheimer's?

Feb 28, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

Caregivers in Readington Township NJ: Going to stores or restaurants now stresses your mom. As her family caregiver, you're worried that this means trips out are a thing of the past. They don't have to be. Read Article

How Can You Set Boundaries with Your Senior Family Member?

Feb 23, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

Boundaries can be a difficult concept for family caregivers. You want to help your elderly family member, but you forget that you can't be everywhere all at once. Having strong boundaries helps. Read Article

Aging In Place Safely: Preventing Home Invasions

Feb 17, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

There are many situations that we never think we’d find ourselves in – getting robbed and then beaten in your own home, for example. Unfortunately, with older age comes greater vulnerability. Seniors are such easy targets for burglars and thieves that even family members can become malicious and steal from or abuse them. Read Article

What Foods Are Best When Your Mom Has Frequent Urinary Tract Infections?

Feb 15, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

In Urinary Tract Infections in Older Women: A Clinical Review by Lona Mody, MD, and Manisha Juthani-Mehta, MD, it's stated that about 9 million people go to the ER or their doctor each year. Read Article

How Seniors Can Stay Safe Outside in the Winter

Feb 14, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

The winter can be dangerous for any individual of any age. However, it is particularly dangerous for senior citizens, especially those with physical and mental limitations. Since it is unhealthy for seniors to stay at home all winter long, they should take certain steps to keep themselves safe while venturing outside. Comfort Keepers® of Flemington, NJ recommends the following safety tips if your senior loved one is heading outdoors this winter: Read Article

How Does Having a Comfort Keepers Caregiver Help Prevent Heart Disease?

Feb 11, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

Heart disease is not actually a disease but several serious and often fatal heart conditions, including coronary artery disease, heart attacks, coronary heart disease, arrhythmias, and peripheral arterial disease. It is the number one killer of both men and women in the United States and worldwide. In fact, one out of four deaths in the United States is attributed to heart disease. Read Article

Health Benefits of Hobbies For Seniors

Feb 9, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

Hobbies are extremely important for your aging loved ones, especially one they enjoy doing. Having a hobby can distract many seniors from their ailments and provide them with many benefits that promote them to stay healthy, active, and happy. There is a variety of hobbies your loved ones can try, whether they are hobbies that can be done alone or with someone else, any type of hobby can delay the signs of aging. Read Article

Five Outstanding Dog Breeds for Seniors With Mobility Issues

Feb 9, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

After a stroke, hip surgery, or illness, your parent just doesn't have a lot of energy. A short walk is fine, but your mom or dad can only manage a 10-minute walk. For most dogs, that's simply not enough exercise. Here are five dog breeds that don't require a lot of exercise, which makes them great for seniors with mobility issues. Read Article

Healthy Aging Through Home Care Services

Feb 8, 2018 by Marc Jeffries

There are many reasons a senior may not be living the healthiest of lifestyles. Statistically, the main culprit is their inability to accomplish all the daily living tasks they were once able to perform. Chronic pain, mobility limitations, medical or psychological issues, and other health problems all play a part in a senior's gradual loss of functional independence. This is where home care services come in. Read Article

Seniors and Glaucoma

Feb 1, 2018 by Nancy Hmieleski, RN, BSN Director of Nursing

Glaucoma is a serious concern, especially for seniors over 60. It’s the leading cause of blindness in seniors, and because it’s relatively painless many don’t even know they have it until they start to lose their vision. Understanding the symptoms of glaucoma is very important for seniors and their families in Flemington, New Jersey Read Article

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