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How to Care for an Aging Adult After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis in Arvada
How to Care for an Aging Adult After an Alzheimer's Diagnosis in Arvada
By Liz Misiti, 9:00 am on November 10, 2017

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis is always difficult news for seniors. If this is your first time caring for a senior with Alzheimer’s disease, you may wonder what you can do to help your loved one manage the new diagnosis. Use these tips to put together a care plan that boosts your loved one’s quality of life during each stage of the…

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By Liz Misiti, 9:00 am on November 3, 2017

Though it’s a good idea to pay mind to your health no matter how old you are, it’s especially important for people over age 65. Luckily, there are several steps seniors can take to work toward living happy, healthy lives. The senior care experts at Arvada Home Care Assistance have put together this infographic full of simple yet essential tips…

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Ideal Qualities in a Professional Caregiver in Arvada
Ideal Qualities in a Professional Caregiver in Arvada
By Liz Misiti, 9:00 am on October 27, 2017

When the time comes to find a professional caregiver for your elderly loved one, make sure to outline some of the traits the caregiver should have. Your family needs to choose someone who your loved one will be comfortable with. Here are some of the traits every professional caregiver should have.  Patience  Being patient means the caregiver understands some days…

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7 Benefits Gained from Practicing Yoga in Golden Years in Arvada
7 Benefits Gained from Practicing Yoga in Golden Years in Arvada
By Liz Misiti, 9:00 am on October 13, 2017

Yoga is a form of exercise that requires seniors to move and pose in positions designed to boost health. Because yoga is a gentle yet rigorous form of exercise, it is ideal for seniors who want to stay in shape. Seniors who regularly practice yoga can enjoy these seven great benefits. 1. Enhances Balance To build balance skills, seniors need…

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7 Benefits of Live-In Home Care for Aging Adults
7 Benefits of Live-In Home Care for Aging Adults
By Liz Misiti, 9:00 am on September 29, 2017

Seniors sometimes balk at the prospect of having someone help them out at home. However, they quickly come around to the idea once they start to see the positive changes live-in home care services provide. As you work on finding a solution to meeting all your senior loved one’s care needs, keep these benefits in mind that are provided by…

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Managing Caregiver Stress in Arvada
Managing Caregiver Stress in Arvada
By Liz Misiti, 9:00 am on September 15, 2017

Caregivers are often warned about burnout, but it is normal to think it could never happen to you. After all, you love your senior loved one, and you have always been known for taking charge of any situation. However, caregiver burnout can sneak up on you, and it is possible you lack the same energy and sense of joy you…

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Superfoods for Elders in Arvada, CO
Superfoods for Elders in Arvada, CO
By Liz Misiti, 9:00 am on August 25, 2017

Superfoods give seniors the nutritional value they need, and they also contain powerful antioxidants that fight against free radicals that damage cells in the body. By eating superfoods, your senior loved one can reduce the risk of a variety of age-related diseases. Seniors can face a variety of challenges as they age, many of which can be mitigated with the…

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Easy Workouts for Seniors in Arvada, CO
Easy Workouts for Seniors in Arvada, CO
By Liz Misiti, 9:00 am on August 11, 2017

Physical activity has been shown to prevent the onset of cardiovascular disease, certain forms of cancer, diabetes, and other serious health conditions. Older adults should participate in exercise programs or other activities that enhance overall balance, endurance, flexibility, and strength. Here are some safe and easy exercises seniors can perform. 1. Stretching According to the National Institute on Aging, older adults…

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Important Tips for New Dementia Caregivers in Arvada, CO
Important Tips for New Dementia Caregivers in Arvada, CO
By Liz Misiti, 9:00 am on July 28, 2017

Caring for an elderly loved one with dementia can be an extremely challenging process. Not only do you need to look after his or her physical wellbeing, but you will also have to manage a variety of mental and emotional complications. These six tips can help you provide the best care without sacrificing your own happiness.  1. Become a Researcher…

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Foods That Higher Cholesterol in Older Adults in Arvada, CO
Foods That Higher Cholesterol in Older Adults in Arvada, CO
By Liz Misiti, 9:00 am on July 14, 2017

Cholesterol is a waxy substance that can be found in almost every type of soft tissue throughout the human body. When there is too much cholesterol, pockets of this substance start attaching to arteries and increase an individual’s risk of heart attacks, strokes, and cardiovascular disease. If your senior loved one has been diagnosed with a serious condition and needs…

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