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Keeping Seniors Active This Winter – Benefits of Exercise

For seniors, managing to find the time or energy to exercise on a daily basis can be hard enough. But when the wind is blowing and the snow is falling, low temperatures and icy conditions can prevent everyone young and old from getting active during the dreaded winter months. Remember, physical activity increases blood flow […]

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Improving Accessibility in the House for Seniors to Stay Home Longer

Providing quality care for aging adults begins at home. Our homes represent so much more than just physical places filled with our possessions. Homes reflect their owners’ identities and give a sense of comfort. According to AARP, an overwhelming 89% of older Americans said they wish to remain in their current home for as long […]

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Discover the Benefits of a Mediterranean Diet

If you follow trends in healthy eating, then you may have heard the buzz about the recently popularity of the Mediterranean diet. The Mediterranean diet offers a plan for healthy eating that is based on the traditional food and drink of countries near the Mediterranean, such as Greece. Preparing delicious, healthy food and spending quality time […]

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How to Use an AED in Case of Emergency

A sudden heart attack demands immediate action. Heart attacks can be treated right on the scene by friends, family members, and caregivers present in the area with some quick thinking and calm decision-making. What is an AED? An Automated External Defibrillator, or AED, is a device used to immediately treat victims of cardiac arrest. The device uses an […]

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A Senior’s Guide to Lifting Objects Safely

For seniors, living alone comes with a great deal of personal responsibility. Many assert their independence through a strong desire to upkeep their homes, despite any limitations from aging. As we know, it is extremely beneficial for seniors to remain at home as they get older, but it is vital to make sure they are […]

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Summer Skin Care Safety Tips for Seniors – Helpful Information

Changes to the skin are simply part of the aging process. However, making sure you take the proper steps to protect your skin from harmful exposure is ultimately up to you. Guaranteeing quality skin care for seniors can become a stressful battle with wrinkles, age spots, and sun damage. As the warmer summer months are […]

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Hospice vs. Palliative Care: What’s the difference?

As we age, our bodies change and so does the nature of the medical care required to meet our needs. It is important to understand the difference between the types of treatments available at each stage in our lives. Two types of medical care that are commonly confused are hospice care and palliative care. While […]

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Get to Know A Place at Home

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We’re excited to share two new videos that help you get to know our very own clients and caregivers. These videos encompass all that we do at A Place at Home and show how the services we provide make a difference in so many lives. Take a look, and if you are anything like the […]

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Promoting Good Posture for Healthy Living for Seniors

For most adults, posture is typically an afterthought at both work and home. But as we age, retaining good posture actually becomes even more important to our physical health and wellness. What Causes Poor Posture for Seniors? Avoiding a wholly sedentary lifestyle is the key to good posture for people of all ages. However, it is […]

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