Alzheimer’s: Communication Tips Alzheimer’s: Communication Tips – The most debilitative and indicative symptom of Alzheimer’s is the gradual loss of words and understanding which are crucial to even the most basic communication that most of us take for granted. Alzheimer’s patients realize there is a problem, even though they may not have the capacity to … Read More

Osteoporosis Affects Men Too Osteoporosis affects men too – Osteoporosis gets plenty of press with older women, but older men would do well to assess their risk for this disease. Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bone density loss in both women and men. Its progression is silent, and without screening, it usually becomes evident … Read More

Celebrating a Comfort Keepers Client’s Milestone! Happy birthday, Mary! Mary has been a client of Comfort Keepers full time since March of 2019 and has been a pleasure to work with.  Mary’s whole day consists of talking about her family, looking at photo albums, going to Mass and reading the paper.   Some of the caregivers … Read More

It’s Summer, Seniors! Eat Fresh Fruits and Vegetables. It’s Summer, Seniors! Eat Fresh Fruits and Vegetables – At long, last summer is here! And that means fresh fruits and vegetables straight from the garden, food co-op, roadside stand or local grocery. As a caregiver, you can help the senior in your life eat well, enjoy the … Read More

Seniors Living with Chronic Pain Seniors Living with Chronic Pain – The number of North Americans who suffer from chronic pain annually is staggering!   A recent report by the Institute of Medicine estimates the number of people who live with persistent pain — pain that lasts for more than 3 to 6 months — to … Read More

Physical Activity for Senior Care Physical Activity for Senior Care – It’s been proven time and again that exercise is good for seniors’ physical and mental health. Regular exercise, even in small amounts, can improve mood, relieve stress and improve health. According to the CDC, four of the five most expensive health conditions older adults face … Read More

Dealing with a Cancer Diagnosis Later in Life Dealing with a cancer diagnosis later in life can be scary and overwhelming; 60% of people who have cancer are 65 or older. A cancer diagnosis can make a person feel like their world is out of control. People often say they feel helpless and powerless after … Read More

  The Relationship Between Diet and Fatigue Discovering the relationship between diet and fatigue and the benefits of eating a healthy well-balanced meals and snacks. Diet and Fatigue: You are what you eat The old adage “you are what you eat” is well known, but have you ever really thought about what it means? We … Read More

Elderly Home Care and Depression – Symptoms and Prevention Tips Elderly Home Care and Depression – No matter what age we are, living a life of purpose, connection and joy is critical for our physical and mental wellbeing. For older adults, a variety of obstacles like vision loss, social isolation, mobility problems and memory issues … Read More

Hospital to Home: The Importance of Transitional Care From Hospital to Home – The Importance of Transitional Care: After a long or even a short hospital stay, anyone appreciates the value of sleeping in one’s own bed. No one to wake you during the night, no more pokes, prods or beeps and buzzes. Just you … Read More

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