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in home care in fort worth, tx
By David Parks, 10:49 am on July 12, 2019

If you have a parent or grandparent receiving in home care, it’s not uncommon for them to have a caregiver that you frequently interact with. Although sometimes, you might feel like it difficult to connect with that person. That’s why we at Home Care Assistance have a few suggestions for you to help build a positive relationship with them! Take a look at our tips below and begin connecting with…

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senior care
senior care
By David Parks, 11:20 am on June 28, 2019

Are you looking for ways to better connect with a loved one in senior care? We’ve come up with 3 powerful, yet simple, ways for you to increase your bond and improve your relationship with your senior. Let’s take a look below. Talking and Visiting Connect with your senior just by being with them – Talk to them and enjoy their company! Share Memories: Sharing memories with your senior is…

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By David Parks, 12:18 pm on June 14, 2019

Big changes are coming to the home care industry over the next 10 years! The industry has had many ups and downs, just like our economy, and now we’re anticipating many trends that will take place here very soon. Some of the changes will include more technology in our seniors’ homes, “senior-friendly” amenities designed to help seniors thrive, and more cost-effective alternatives to assisted living facilities. To get a better…

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home care checkup appointment
home care checkup appointment
By David Parks, 12:15 pm on May 23, 2019

We get it. Your annual checkup with your doctor isn’t your favorite thing to do! But it is a good thing to do if you want to stay on top of your health. If you have home care services, your routine appointments become even more important as you continue to age. The next time you visit your doctor, bring a notepad with you. Ask them these five key questions, write…

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senior care for moms in fort worth, TX
senior care for moms in fort worth, TX
By David Parks, 2:57 pm on May 9, 2019

Spring is in full bloom in Forth Worth, TX, as the month of May always promises. But May is great for not just better weather and spring flowers… Mother’s Day is right around the corner, too! Do you have a mom in senior care? If so, you may be wondering what to get her. Lucky for you, we did some creative thinking and came up with a great list of…

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Motivation for Elderly to Quit Smoking in Fort Worth, TX
Motivation for Elderly to Quit Smoking in Fort Worth, TX
By David Parks, 9:00 am on May 7, 2019

It’s never too late to quit smoking. Even seniors can obtain health benefits from smoking cessation. Here are six reasons your senior loved one needs to quit smoking to enjoy better health. 1. Reduce the Risk for Heart Attack Smoking is one of the most significant risk factors for cardiovascular disease and heart attack. Soon after your loved one quits smoking, his or her risk for having a heart attack…

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home care in the spring in Fort Worth, TX
home care in the spring in Fort Worth, TX
By David Parks, 3:16 pm on April 25, 2019

Spring is the season of rebirth, and with that comes new sites to see! It will be fun to take your senior outdoors this season and enjoy all that nature has to offer. We help make this easier for you to do with our great home care plans. Check out our 4 favorite tips that will help you make the most of enjoying outdoor time with your senior this Spring!…

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Ways to Help My Aging Parent Gain Weight in Fort Worth, TX
Ways to Help My Aging Parent Gain Weight in Fort Worth, TX
By David Parks, 9:00 am on April 16, 2019

Seniors who are underweight may be at risk for weakness, infections, and fatigue. If your aging loved one is unable to gain weight, you need to find out why so you can intervene. Here are some ways you can help your loved one gain weight. Encourage Exercise Many older adults don’t get enough exercise because of sedentary lifestyles. When the activity level is low, fewer calories will be burned, which…

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Millennials Providing Senior Care
Millennials Providing Senior Care
By David Parks, 11:29 am on April 11, 2019

If you have ever thought about the word “caregiver,” it’s safe to assume that you probably don’t associate it with the Millennial generation. But you may find it surprising that Millennials are stepping into roles as “primary” caregivers and are a fast-growing group! Their parents, as a result, are becoming the “secondary” caregivers. As primary caregivers, Millennials are taking on the duties that come with providing their grandparents with the…

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Signs of Senior Depression
Signs of Senior Depression
By David Parks, 9:09 am on March 22, 2019

Depression is a common issue, particularly among seniors and the elderly. Senior depression often will even go unnoticed for long periods of time, due to a reluctance of discussing feelings of sadness and assuming that sadness comes with aging. There are several common causes and symptoms of senior depression, all of which can affect your loved one’s life and quality of their senior care. Familiarizing yourself with these can help…

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