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  • Vision Problems Seniors Shouldn’t Ignore

    Vision Problems Seniors Shouldn’t Ignore

    At Home Senior Care, we advise everyone to always be on the lookout for vision problems. We, however, insist that seniors should be on higher alert for problems or changes in their vision. This is because they are more prone to vision problems as compared to younger adults.

    When Caring for a Terminally Ill Loved One...

    When Caring for a Terminally Ill Loved One...

    At Home Senior Care serves seniors and their families in and around the Newton area. We provide a wide range of services for our Newton patients, and sometimes that involves dealing with the care of people facing terminal illness.

    Benefits of Hospice and Palliative Care

    Benefits of Hospice and Palliative Care

    At Home Senior Care in Newton, Massachusetts serves many patients and families with both hospice and palliative care in the Newton area and beyond. Many families have trouble knowing where to begin when senior loved ones need extra care for a serious illness.

    Meal Prepping for Aging Parents

    Meal Prepping for Aging Parents

    Planning meals for aging parents is an excellent way to be proactive in ensuring they are getting the proper nutrition. Get them involved with the process, see what they like and what they don’t like. Talk

    Heart Health After Age 60: What You Should Know

    Heart Health After Age 60: What You Should Know

    Heart disease is preventable, yet it is the leading cause of death for men and women in this country. Making healthy lifestyle choices can make a big difference.

    Cholesterol Basics Everyone Needs to Know

    Cholesterol Basics Everyone Needs to Know

    Cholesterol is a tricky subject. Your body needs cholesterol but not too much. There is good cholesterol and bad cholesterol.

    Hair Care Tips for Seniors

    The Benefits of Adult Care

    Some people are reluctant to move to adult care for a person they love. Some feel guilty, some worry the person may resent them and others are concerned that the patient won't receive good care

    Hair Care Tips for Seniors

    Hair Care Tips for Seniors

    The way a senior’s hair looks can make a serious difference in their health and happiness. Good grooming gives them the confidence necessary to engage with others and to function normally in society.

    Alcohol Abuse in the Elderly

    Familial Alzheimer’s Disease: What You Need to Know

    Familial Alzheimer’s disease (FAD) is caused by genetics. It’s a rare form of Alzheimer’s that accounts for 2-3% of all Alzheimer’s cases.

    Alcohol Abuse in the Elderly

    Alcohol Abuse in the Elderly

    Everyone knows that underage drinking can be a problem. What most people don’t realize is that overage drinking, or seniors who are abusing alcohol, are at a risk just like the underaged kids.

    Proper Temperatures for the Elderly

    It’s a fact that older adults tend to feel colder than younger people. This can be challenging if you are trying to determine what temperature an older person should be in.

    Summer Eating for the Elderly

    Older people eat what they eat for a variety of reasons. Maybe it’s food they’ve been eating their whole life, maybe it’s all they can afford, maybe they have forgotten how to make nutritious meals or have forgotten about foods they used to love.

    The Symptoms of Dehydration

    Young and older people are most susceptible to dehydration. When dehydrated, the body is at risk for potentially life threatening diseases as the body as not functioning as it should. When the loss of fluids exceeds the fluid intake, it results in the condition known as dehydration. Common causes of dehydration include; diarrhea, immense sweating and fevers. Any symptoms of the condition are a sign to drink plenty of water or to seek medical help.

    The Dangers For Seniors Living Alone

    The faster time moves the harder it is to see what's right in front of you. When it's time for children to become the caregivers of their parents, it can be a difficult time. You think of your parents as strong, capable, independent adults but if you take a close look at the situation, sometimes that isn't the case.

    Stroke Rehabilitation: The specifics.

    During a stroke the brain is lacking the oxygen and blood flow it needs. Strokes kill cells in the brain and can alter a person's cognitive, speech and basic motor skills.

    Diagnosing And Treating Skin Cancer

    A trip for a routine doctor's appointment can sometimes lead to more serious issues. No one wants to hear the word cancer but when it comes to skin cancer, if it's caught early, it can be treatable. Today people are aware of the dangers of the sun and sunscreen is popular.

    10 Warning Signs to Assess During the Holiday Season When Visiting Elderly Parents and Relatives

    The holidays are a wonderful time to reconnect with family. At Home Senior Care works with families every day as we seek to do the very best for aging loved ones. We provide Newton care services including Newton nursing care and we pride ourselves on the quality of our Newton Senior Care.

    Insulin Therapy Management and Care for Seniors

    At Home Senior Care, Inc. partners with seniors and their families to provide the best care and support possible. We specialize in providing Newton home care services along with Newton nursing services. We care about our patients and their families and want the best Newton Senior Care possible.

    Diabetes Management and Care for Seniors

    At Home Senior Care, Inc. partners with seniors and their families to provide the best life and care possible while maintaining an independent, active, and healthy lifestyle. We specialize in providing Newton home care services along with Newton nursing services. We care about our patients and their families and want the best Newton Senior Care possible

    A Dementia Information Guide

    At Home Senior Care, Inc. seeks to be a reliable source of information and support even as we provide reliable Newton Senior Care. Patients and families have a lot to consider when choosing Newton Nursing Services and understanding dementia may be part of that process.

    Understanding Insomnia and Seniors

    At Home Senior Care, Inc. provides Newton home care services. We see to the needs of our senior patients and their families. With our involvement in Newton nursing services, we note a number of medical, psychological, and lifestyle factors which impact the quality of sleep.

    10 Possible Warning Signs of the Beginnings of Alzheimer's Disease

    At Home Senior Care Inc. knows no one wants to think about dealing with Alzheimer's Disease. We do not want to deal with it for ourselves or our loved ones, however, early detection and treatment can buy time and have significant impact on quality life.

    7 Signs that it May Be Time to Consider Assisted Living Options

    At Home Senior Care Inc. is a leader in assisted living and we understand the options which lead to the optimal life for those that need assistance. This can be a difficult decision, but there are a number of great options available which provide an increased quality of life.

    The First Steps for New Caregivers

    Caring for the important people in our lives at the moment they need us the most is an important decision. At Home Senior Care, Inc. has the knowledge and expertise to help through every step of this process.

    Adult Day Services: How to Choose a Quality Center

    There are a number of models for care for our loved ones. One important option is adult day services. This allows a level of interaction and supervised care that is important for the needs of many people.

    Geriatric Care Managers in Newton MA

    If you have ever tried to understand all the benefits and exclusions of your healthcare policy you know how complicated the healthcare system has become today. We have Geriatric Care Managers in Newton who can help in many ways.