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Helpful Apps for Family Caregivers in Prescott, AZ
Helpful Apps for Family Caregivers in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on April 8, 2019

When it comes to caregiving, you should be using every tool at your disposal, including your smartphone. With the right mobile apps, taking care of your aging loved one can be much easier. Here’s a look at eight apps that can help you provide the best care possible. 1. CareZone…

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How to Manage Mood Shifts Related to Dementia in Prescott, AZ
How to Manage Mood Shifts Related to Dementia in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on March 25, 2019

Mood swings are common for people with dementia, and facing a sudden shift in a senior parent’s behavior can be difficult for a caregiver. While you cannot always control your loved one’s emotions, you can use a few simple strategies to end negative behaviors faster and prevent most from occurring…

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Exciting Things to Do During a Break from Caregiving in Prescot, AZ
Exciting Things to Do During a Break from Caregiving in Prescot, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on March 11, 2019

As a family caregiver, your daily routine may be stressful and chaotic, which is why you need to take time off. During these breaks, focus on activities that bring you joy. Here are some fun things you can do when taking a break from your caregiver role. 1. Take a…

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Tips to Be an Effective Long-Distance Caregiver in Prescott, AZ
Tips to Be an Effective Long-Distance Caregiver in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on February 25, 2019

The AARP estimates that 11 percent of caregivers live an hour or more away from their senior loved ones. Long-distance caregiving can be frustrating at times, as caregivers tend to use more of their financial resources to help their senior loved ones and may feel guilty for not being able…

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How Can I Help My Senior Loved One Sleep Better in Prescott, AZ
How Can I Help My Senior Loved One Sleep Better in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on February 11, 2019

Everyone has an occasional night when it seems impossible to sleep. However, seniors who have difficulty falling or staying asleep through the night may need help getting the proper amount of rest. Sleep challenges are common in the senior years, but you can use these tips to help your aging…

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Tips For Seniors To Sustain Their Emotional Health in Prescott, AZ
Tips For Seniors To Sustain Their Emotional Health in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on January 28, 2019

The senior years are often full of stress that takes its toll on personal happiness. Whether your aging loved one has been feeling lonely lately or is worried about a health condition, there are many things that can elevate his or her mood. These seven tips are sure to get…

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Best Foods for Seniors with Parkinson’s in Prescott, AZ
Best Foods for Seniors with Parkinson’s in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on January 14, 2019

Certain foods make a huge difference in managing Parkinson’s disease. Among their merits are enhancing neural communication, easing depression, promoting motor function, and slowing disease progression. Here are optimal foods that can help a senior loved one with Parkinson’s feel better. Antioxidants Antioxidants fight against free radicals, reactive molecules that…

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Ways to Increase Mobility for Seniors after a Stroke in Prescott, AZ
Ways to Increase Mobility for Seniors after a Stroke in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on December 24, 2018

The ability to rebuild mobility following a stroke influences your aging loved one’s overall quality of life. While regaining mobility is often long and full of challenges, your loved one has the best chances of increasing the ability to get around when you implement the following five tips in his…

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Feeding an Older Adult with Dementia in Prescott, AZ
Feeding an Older Adult with Dementia in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on December 10, 2018

Many different communication abnormalities occur in the brains of seniors living with dementia, causing a variety of unusual thought processes and behaviors. Dementia-associated symptoms also commonly affect appetite and dietary habits. Family members should consider the following methods to ensure their aging loved ones receive adequate nutrition despite the cognitive…

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Common Reasons Elderly Parents Should Have a Routine in Prescott, AZ
Common Reasons Elderly Parents Should Have a Routine in Prescott, AZ
By Carol White, 9:00 am on November 26, 2018

Many aging adults need the consistency afforded by a daily routine. When a senior knows what he or she is going to do every day, it can take the stress out of the basic activities of living. Here are six reasons your elderly parent should have a daily routine. 1….

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