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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 [...]

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 [...]

Exercise and Parkinson’s Disease

2020-03-05T17:35:15+00:00February 13th, 2020|Medical Conditions, Personal Care, Seniors|

We all know that, with few exceptions, exercise benefits people of all ages throughout every stage of life. But did you know it’s even more important for people who have been diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease (PD) or a related neurological disorder. Researchers have conducted myriad studies that show exercise can significantly slow the progression of [...]

Care Without Compromise…or Complaint

2019-12-17T23:35:41+00:00October 18th, 2019|Caregivers, Companion Care, Personal Care, Seniors|

Home Care Pulse recently published a list of the top ten home care complaints received in 2019 by agencies across the country. The article lists ten individual complaints but reveals two root problems that home care companies need to address in order to provide a higher level of client care. The first root problem is [...]

How To Choose A Home Care Company

2019-10-18T23:17:39+00:00September 20th, 2019|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Personal Care, Seniors|

The Atlanta area is home to many home care agencies, which mainly fall into two categories: local businesses and franchises. While franchises are locally owned and operated, they are generally required to adhere to policies and procedures dictated by the national entity. By contrast, local independent businesses may have more flexibility. Full Heart Home Care [...]

How To Talk About Senior Care

2022-02-23T13:30:48+00:00May 23rd, 2019|Aging, Caregivers, Companion Care, Personal Care, Seniors|

Asking for help is difficult for most of us, so it must be especially tough for aging loved ones to accept unsolicited help. After decades of independence, no one wants to be told what to do. However, it is often a member of the younger generation – son, daughter, niece, nephew – who first identifies [...]

Know Your Rights

2019-10-18T23:22:00+00:00May 2nd, 2019|Companion Care, Personal Care|

Our population's makeup is shifting rapidly, with Americans over 65 being the fastest growing age group. As more seniors begin to need assistance due to disability, chronic conditions or normal aging, more home care agencies are being created to help these individuals remain in their own homes. The Department of Community Health (DCH), which regulates [...]

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