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Senior Nutrition: Practicing Positive Eating Habits

Jul 31, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

It is no mystery that proper nutrition is important at any age. It is also no mystery that many seniors living alone will not maintain a healthy diet without guidance or help.This is primarily due to a loss of appetite, difficulties with swallowing, problems with chewing, or dietary issues due to chronic conditions. Here are some nutritional ideas to incorporate during senior care. Read Article

Caregiver Road Trips: Destination Theme Parks

Jul 24, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

Road trips are a fun way to spend quality time with your elderly parents and make some memories you can cherish long after your caregiver journey ends. They are also something that most people start planning in the summer, which means now is that time that your mind may be wandering to what type of road trip you should plan for your family next. One amazing trip you are sure to never forget is a road trip to one of the nation's destination theme parks. Read Article

Home Care Tips: Turning Dinner into a Mentally Stimulating Activity

Jul 17, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

Mental stimulation is important for all seniors, from those who only need mild assistance and care on an occasional basis to those coping with Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia and need much more extensive care. While there is a virtually endless array of activities that stimulate the mind, your elderly loved ones' in home health care services provider can utilize the activities that they already do with your parents on a regular basis to stimulate their minds. Read Article

Home Care Tips: Using Charts to Help Your Parents Remember their Care Tasks

Jul 10, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

One way that an in home health care services provider can help your aging loved ones stay connected with their care and remember the tasks that need to be completed on a daily basis is using charts. Charts are a fantastic visual tool that makes it easy for your parents to recognize the tasks they need to do, when they need to be done, if they have already been done, etc. Read Article

Elderly Care Tips: Easy Ways to Reduce Clutter in Your Parents' Home

Jul 3, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

Whether you are preparing to transition your senior parents into a smaller home or they have recently moved and are dealing with an abundance of clutter from trying to fit the belongings of a larger home into a smaller one, reducing clutter and maintaining organization is an important part of your ongoing elderly care plan. Read Article

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