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Signs You Need Respite Care

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For most family caregivers, the challenges of caring for a senior loved one are just a part of life. Nevertheless, caregiving is a demanding job that requires help. That is the reason why respite care is crucial. Respite care from an in-home care business as well as out-of-home care business can provide caregivers with a short but necessary break that can be helpful in reducing stress, promote balance in your life, and restore your energy. Respite care can also provide stimulation and variety for your aging relative, helping to make the caregiving process a more rewarding and enjoyable experience for both of you. What is Respite Care? Respite care provides the primary caregiver with a much-needed break from the everyday demands of caring for your elderly loved one. Respite care can occur at a day-care center, your own home, or at a residential nursing facility that provides overnight stays. Whether respite is needed for…

Keep Your Senior Loved One Active This Summer with These Tips

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No matter what summer activities your senior loved one and yourself engage in, or which ones they pursue on their own, it is vital to be aware of the risks the summer sun can pose to the elderly.   Tips to Keep in Mind Make sure your senior relative is well hydrated at all times. Stay away from any situation that may lead to heatstroke. Know how to spot the symptoms of heat exhaustion and heatstroke. Ensure your aging loved one is always protected from the sun with protective clothing, umbrellas, hats, and sunscreen. Even if the summer heat has caused your loved one’s appetite to decrease, always be sure they are eating well.   Recommended Activities for Seniors Loved Ones This Summer Summer is a busy time of year: families get together for barbecues and reunions, kids are on school vacation, and everyone is gathering at the beach to swim. Aging may lead…

Water Aerobics Tips for Your Senior Loved Ones

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Exercise is important whether you’re 8 or 80. However, as you age or your loved one is aging, it is important that you exercise safely while getting the most benefit. One way to do that is with water aerobic exercise. This is less impactful on the joints of your body and will also give you a maximum workout with minimal effort. It is great for those who deal with pain from arthritis too as it is not jarring the body as activities such as running, or walking can do.

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