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Is a Cell Phone Right For Your Aging Parents?

Homecare Ardmore PA: Is a Cell Phone Right For Your Aging Parents?

Some seniors enjoy having cell phones, but others struggle with them. You would like to make sure your parents have a cell phone to carry when they go for a walk. You’re not sure they’d actually use it. Here are a few of the things to consider when you’re weighing if a cell phone is right.

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Is There Really a Shortage of Caregivers?

Caregivers Levittown PA: Is There a Shortage of Caregivers?

In recent months, many media stories have presented stories about a lack of caregivers in the U.S. For families with aging parents, the thought of having a shortage of caregivers is worrisome. Is there really a shortage? The answer isn’t quite as simple as yes or no.

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Are There Different Kinds of Lung Cancer?

Senior Care Ardmore PA: Seniors and Lung Cancer

Lung cancer is, as you may have guessed, cancer that begins in the tissues of the lungs. It is the number one cause of cancer-related deaths. Although those who smoke are the most likely to get lung cancer, it also affects people who have never smoked. There are two main kinds of lung cancer, non-small…

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Why Does My Elderly Parent Seem So Blue During Winter?

Home Care in Bensalem PA: Seasonal Affective Disorder

Because the winter months bring the glitter and glow of the holidays, it’s hard to imagine anyone feeling sad or depressed. However, Seasonal Affective Disorder, or SAD, is a common depressive state that affects many adults this time of year. If an aging mom or dad always grows irritable, moody, weepy, or depressed from late…

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Four Ways to Help a Primary Caregiver

Caregiver in West Chester PA: Four Ways to Help a Primary Caregiver

Even if you’re not the primary family caregiver for the aging adult in your life, you might want to help out when and how you can. It’s a good idea to have an understanding of what you can do that really does help. Some of these ideas might help you to formulate a plan that…

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Five Tips for Coping When You’re Disappointed in Yourself

Elder Care in Levittown PA: Five Tips for Coping When You're Disappointed in Yourself

Disappointment is a feeling that no one wants to experience, especially if they’re a caregiver. If you’re feeling these types of feelings more often, try some of these ideas to work through them. You Might Be Your Own Worst Critic. You’re tackling a tough job in being a family member’s caregiver. It’s entirely possible that…

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