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Eat These Healthy Foods to Help Control Alzheimer's Symptoms
Eat These Healthy Foods to Help Control Alzheimer's Symptoms
By Carol White, 9:00 am on August 17, 2015

While there is no way guarantee your elderly loved one will never develop Alzheimer’s disease, there are some steps you can take to help reduce his or her chances for developing the disease and may slow the progression of some symptoms following diagnosis. Read on for four foods that the senior care experts at Home Care Assistance in Prescott suggest caregivers should include in senior diets to fight Alzheimer’s. 1. Walnuts Walnuts are high in Omega-3 fatty acids, a good type of fat that promotes brain health, strong cardiovascular systems, and glowing skin. Likewise, studies have shown that eating walnuts can improve memory and motor coordination by providing your loved…

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Five of the Most Common Dementia Symptoms Affecting Seniors
Five of the Most Common Dementia Symptoms Affecting Seniors
By Carol White, 9:00 am on August 10, 2015

A memory condition affecting one and every three seniors, the symptoms of dementia can make everyday life dangerous for seniors. To help ensure that you can detect if or when your senior loved one may need more help, the senior care experts at Prescott Home Care Assistance share five of the most common symptoms of dementia. 1. Behavioral Changes Seniors with dementia frequently exhibit changes in personality. A senior who is normally laid-back and outgoing may become cranky and withdrawn and, as the condition progresses, a senior with dementia may become suspicious of family members, have physical or verbal outbursts, or experience delusions and hallucinations. 2. Difficulty Planning and Organizing…

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Home Care Advantages for Older Adults
Home Care Advantages for Older Adults
By Carol White, 9:00 am on August 3, 2015

If your elderly loved one has physical or cognitive conditions that make living independently dangerous or challenging, it may be time to consider senior home care. A service that sends a professionally trained caregiver to your loved one’s home, home care can help ensure that your loved one’s daily needs are met. Read on for four reasons why Prescott senior care experts suggest home care may be the right option for you, your family, and your loved one. 1. Peace of Mind When you bring an experienced caregiver into your senior loved one’s life, you are not only ensuring premium care, you are also ensuring your own peace of mind….

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