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Hearing Aid Help: A Resource Guide for Seniors

2022-01-25T17:29:49+00:00January 25th, 2022|Aging, Medical Conditions, Seniors|

Can you hear me now? According to the Hearing Health Foundation, roughly half of people over age 75 have severe hearing loss, and only about one-third of those use hearing aids. Hearing loss might seem like nothing more than a nuisance, but research has revealed links to increased risk of falls, cognitive decline and other [...]

Travel the World Without Leaving Home

2021-01-27T01:30:51+00:00January 27th, 2021|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Pandemic, Personal Care, Seniors|

Yes, you can travel the world without leaving home! With the click of a mouse and a little bit of imagination, you can explore destinations all across the globe. If you are stuck at home and the scenery is becoming a bit stale, treat yourself to an adventure courtesy of a variety of global attractions [...]

Is This Normal?

2020-07-10T19:51:24+00:00July 10th, 2020|Aging, Personal Care, Seniors|

How to Tell the Difference Between Normal Aging and a Potential Health Problem Aging isn't always fun, but always remember it beats the alternative of not aging! While everyone's bodies change, different people will experience changes at different times, largely dependent upon some combination of genetics and lifestyle factors. You'll likely find yourself wondering, "is [...]

Can We Compare COVID-19 to the Flu?

2020-05-15T20:35:12+00:00May 15th, 2020|Aging, Caregivers, Medical Conditions, Seniors|

Some people have downplayed the seriousness of COVID-19 by comparing it to influenza (the flu). They wonder why we have to take such dramatic precautions for this pandemic, when we accept the flu as a perennial and inevitable part of life. Doesn’t the flu kill more people than COVID-19? While the total number of people [...]

5 Tips for Proper Handwashing

2020-04-09T14:47:34+00:00March 19th, 2020|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Medical Conditions, Personal Care, Seniors|

We know how important it is to wash our hands, now more than ever. Use these tips to be sure you are washing properly to maximize effectiveness. If your hands are getting dry from the seemingly constant washing, keep a pump bottle of lotion next to the sink. Friction is Key Friction is the most [...]

Engage Your Brain at Home

2020-03-27T14:21:44+00:00March 17th, 2020|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Seniors|

Full Heart Home Care fully supports efforts to contain the coronavirus and encourages clients and caregivers alike to practice social distancing. If you're getting antsy in isolation, try these activities to exercise your mind and body without leaving the house. Activity: Pick a word, any word. What you'll need: Paper and pen or pencil [...]

Atlanta Area Support Groups

2020-03-05T17:34:09+00:00March 5th, 2020|Aging, Caregivers, Medical Conditions, Seniors|

You're encouraged to explore the multitude of support groups offered in the greater Atlanta area. Support groups can be very helpful for anyone facing a new diagnosis, suffering from a chronic disease or caring for a sick or disabled loved one. The most obvious benefit they provide is an outlet for your emotions and an [...]

Wills, Powers of Attorney & Advance Directives… Oh My!

2020-03-05T17:35:46+00:00December 17th, 2019|Aging, Caregivers, Seniors|

There are three main legal documents that provide clarity, guidance and peace of mind during the final stages of our lives and thereafter. These topics can be difficult to discuss, but proper documentation now will benefit you and your family immensely in the future. With the help of trusted local attorneys, we have outlined the [...]

Support Seniors This Holiday Season

2019-12-17T23:32:51+00:00November 19th, 2019|Aging, Caregivers, Seniors|

We are delighted to share an opportunity with you to help seniors this holiday season! An organization called Second Wind Dreams brings holiday cheer to socially-isolated seniors through its Gifts of Light program. You can help by adopting a senior, volunteering to distribute gifts or making a financial donation. Who Does Gifts of Light Serve? [...]

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