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Posted Mon, May 16, 2022
Having a safe and accessible home is crucial for seniors aging in place.
Posted Mon, May 09, 2022
May is melanoma and skin cancer awareness month.
Posted Mon, Apr 11, 2022
Our Strategy for Care Wheel is the perfect resource to help families understand the motor and non-motor symptoms associated with Parkinson's disease.
Posted Mon, Apr 04, 2022
There are many different exercises that can benefit seniors as they age.
Posted Mon, Apr 04, 2022
Did you know that Parkinson's disease affects the motor and nonmotor skills in the body?
Posted Tue, Mar 29, 2022
A career in caregiving is very rewarding
Posted Fri, Mar 25, 2022
Exercise can benefit seniors as they age.
Posted Wed, Mar 16, 2022
Did you know that brain health is seen as the second most important factor for overall health?
Posted Tue, Mar 08, 2022
Millions of people struggle with the daily challenges of managing their chronic diseases.
Posted Mon, Feb 21, 2022
At Senior Helpers we feel that everyday should be Caregiver Appreciation Day!
Posted Mon, Feb 21, 2022
Happy President's Day from Senior Helpers!
Posted Mon, Feb 14, 2022
Did you know that seniors aged 65 and older are more likely to suffer a heart attack or stroke than younger people? This month, it's important to set some heart healthy boundaries for yourself.
Posted Mon, Feb 07, 2022
Hypothyroidism is very common in seniors over the age of 60 years and can often go undiagnosed.
Posted Mon, Feb 07, 2022
Hypothyroidism is very common in seniors over the age of 60 years and can often go undiagnosed.
Posted Thu, Jan 20, 2022
There are certain things to watch for if you’re concerned that your loved one should not be living independently anymore.
Posted Tue, Jan 11, 2022
About 4.5 million Americans need a blood transfusion each year which makes donating blood crucial for those in need.
Posted Tue, Jan 04, 2022
December is Universal Human Rights Month, a month that empowers us to stand up for our rights and the rights of others.
Posted Mon, Dec 13, 2021
A large number of hospitalizations and treatments are in seniors are caused by falling.
Posted Mon, Dec 13, 2021
A large number of hospitalizations and treatments are in seniors are caused by falling.
Posted Mon, Nov 29, 2021
As temperatures drop and colder weather settles in for the season, it can be easy to slip into a state of boredom. For seniors, in particular, it’s important to head off the winter blues with an array of enjoyable events and activities.
Posted Mon, Nov 22, 2021
Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday for many American families, meant to enjoy spending time with loved ones, good food, and a relaxing atmosphere.
Posted Sat, Nov 20, 2021
Our chronic disease care services provide seniors living with chronic conditions the ability to retain their independence and freedom.
Posted Sat, Nov 20, 2021
Our chronic disease care services provide seniors living with chronic conditions the ability to retain their independence and freedom.
Posted Tue, Nov 16, 2021
Being diabetic at any age can be a challenge.
Posted Sun, Nov 14, 2021
World Diabetes Day
Posted Sun, Nov 14, 2021
World Diabetes Day
Posted Mon, Nov 08, 2021
When caring for others it is also very important to care for yourself. When the body is cared for, the mind can think clearer and the mood will stay uplifted. This will he
Posted Mon, Nov 01, 2021
November is National Home Care Month
Posted Thu, Oct 28, 2021
Today recognizes the heroic men and women who dedicate their lives to save lives.
Posted Sun, Oct 24, 2021
Halloween may be best known for its trick or treating and fun festivities for children, but it definitely remains a holiday for the young at heart!
Posted Wed, Oct 20, 2021
Senior Gems®: Helping Caregivers Assess and Provide Care for Seniors with Alzheimer’s and Dementia
Posted Thu, Oct 14, 2021
If your elderly loved one is suffering from Alzheimer's or another form of dementia, caring for them can take a tremendous toll on your own physical and emotional well-being.
Posted Mon, Oct 11, 2021
Caregiving is one of the most rewarding and fulfilling jobs out there.
Posted Tue, Oct 05, 2021
When a caregiver comes into the home to help with personal care tasks such as bathing and dressing, it is important that your loved one feels comfortable with the person assisting them.
Posted Mon, Sep 27, 2021
As we age the immune system naturally weakens. This can put seniors at increased risk of illness and infection. No matter where you reside there are steps that can be taken to improve infection prevention.
Posted Wed, Sep 22, 2021
With proper care and a healthy lifestyle, seniors can live life to the fullest at every stage. September is Healthy Aging Month and a wonderful time to reflect on what is going well, and where there is room for improvement.
Posted Wed, Aug 25, 2021
From keeping your loved one company to ensuring there is someone around to help take a loved one to the doctor when you can’t be there, there are many benefits to choosing in-home senior care with Senior Helpers.