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10 Tips for Managing Your Medication
10 Tips for Managing Your Medication Tue, Aug 22, 2017 Did you know only 45% of seniors take their medication correctly? According to the Department of Health and Human Services, the other 55% are “non-compliant” with following their doctor’s orders for how to take their medication. Taking medication inc... Read More

Senior Bathing Do's and Don’ts
Senior Bathing Do's and Don’ts Fri, Aug 18, 2017 Bathing can often be a source of contention between family caregivers and their senior loved one. Here are some bathing do’s and don’ts that will take the stress and tension out of bath time for both the caregiver and their senior loved one. Read More

Detecting Alzheimer’s with Peanut Butter?!
Detecting Alzheimer’s with Peanut Butter?! Sat, Aug 12, 2017 As unusual as it sounds, researchers at the University of Florida may have found an inexpensive and noninvasive way to test for the Alzheimer’s disease, and it involves using peanut butter. Alzheimer’s is typically diagnosed through a PET scan or spi... Read More

Losing a Client in the Right Way
Losing a Client in the Right Way Mon, Aug 07, 2017 How do you lose a client from the home care agency in the right way? This is a question Plan Life Care faced recently. After all the expectations are that, a senior that needs home care services will continue to need those services. The traditional w... Read More

Activities to Keep Senior Hands Busy
Activities to Keep Senior Hands Busy Sun, Aug 06, 2017 While some people tend to have fidgety hands, this is especially true for seniors with dementia or Alzheimer’s disease You may notice movements such as rubbing hands, twisting fingers, or picking at fabrics. Fidgety hands may be a way of expressing a... Read More

Reading Books can Add Two Years to your Life
Reading Books can Add Two Years to your Life Fri, Jul 21, 2017 A study, led by Yale Professor Becca R. Levy and published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, found that reading is not just a popular beach chair pastime. It is actually good for your health. Read More

Meals on Wheels in Volusia County: Your Questions Answered
Meals on Wheels in Volusia County: Your Questions Answered Tue, Jul 18, 2017 The Meals on Wheels Program steps in to ensure that Volusia County seniors have access to nutritious meals. Proper nutrition is not only essential for seniors' health, but also for their ability to remain independently living at home for as long as p... Read More

Top 5 Foods for Arthritis Relief
Top 5 Foods for Arthritis Relief Sat, Jul 15, 2017 The Arthritis Foundation estimates that 1 in every 5 people have arthritis, which represents over 50 million people in the U.S. There are over 100 different types of arthritis, and it is the leading cause of disability in our country. While symptoms ... Read More

Sedentary Lifestyle Ages your Body by 8 Years
Sedentary Lifestyle Ages your Body by 8 Years Tue, Jul 11, 2017 It is common knowledge that a sedentary lifestyle contributes to weight gain, and weight gain increases your risk for health problems such as obesity, heart disease, and diabetes. According to a new study published in the American Journal of Epidemio... Read More

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