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end of life care
end of life care
By David Parks, 11:28 am on September 15, 2019

We know it can be difficult to talk about end of life care planning but having the discussing can give peace of mind to you, your senior, and your family. Although it’s a heavy topic to discuss, planning out end of life care options now allows your senior’s wishes to be honored if they become unable to communicate their desires in the future. End of life care planning is a…

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home care for disabled seniors
home care for disabled seniors
By David Parks, 2:42 pm on August 26, 2019

For senior Americans, ages 65 – 74, facing the struggle of living with a disability is a reality that 25% of seniors experience. Living as a senior with a disability introduces a whole new set of challenges to the aging process. As a solution, Home Care Assistance wants to tell you about home care options that may be able to help your senior with a disability. Below, take a look…

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Senior Care Tax Deductions
Senior Care Tax Deductions
By David Parks, 8:59 am on August 13, 2019

Is your senior currently receiving home care services? Will your senior be in home care services in the future? If you answered yes to either question, we want to tell you about the importance of home care tax deductions and how they can benefit for your family! But before we do, we offer you a disclaimer: Home Care Assistance does not officially offer tax advice. We recommend that you seek…

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senior care transportation
senior care transportation
By David Parks, 10:02 am on July 25, 2019

Aging is an unstoppable process that has both its ups and downs. One of the challenges that we will face as we age is how we get around – doing our grocery shopping, running errands, and even grabbing the mail can become more difficult the older we get. But that doesn’t mean we should have to stress about these things as senior citizens! Instead, we simply need to be aware…

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in home care in fort worth, tx
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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