Cold Weather Care: Preparing Aging Parents for a Safe Winter

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Cold Weather Care

Winter is a season of beauty, bringing with it picturesque snowfalls and cozy evenings by the fire. However, for aging adults, it can also present unique challenges. As temperatures drop, it’s crucial to be prepared to promote a safe and healthy winter season. Recognizing the Opportunities Cold weather can increase the chance of health problems for seniors, such as hypothermia, … Read More

What You Need to Know About Medicare Open Enrollment

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Medicare’s Open Enrollment is an essential period for anyone currently enrolled in Medicare health and drug plans. It’s the time when beneficiaries can review their current plans, make changes, and ensure they have the best coverage for their needs. Whether you’re new to Medicare or have been a beneficiary for years, understanding the Open Enrollment process is vital to maximizing … Read More

Creating a Safe Haven: Essential Home Safety Tips for Aging Adults

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As our loved ones age, ensuring their safety becomes a top priority. Creating a secure and comfortable living environment is essential to promote their well-being and independence. As caregivers of elderly parents or loved ones, we have the responsibility to safeguard their homes and minimize potential risks. In this blog post, we will explore key statistics and share 10 valuable … Read More

The Benefits of Physical and Occupational Therapy for Your Loved Ones

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Physical and occupational therapy are effective solutions to help with many aspects of our health and wellness. These disciplines aim to improve day-to-day function and quality of life. These therapeutic interventions are performed by licensed and registered physical therapists (PTs) and occupational therapists (OTs) in the home environment. If your loved ones are experiencing pain, injury or decline in function, … Read More

Reducing Caregiver Burnout

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It’s hard to care for an aging loved one along with the other responsibilities in your life. Between juggling their medical appointments, morning routine, medication schedules, meal preparation, errand running, and more, you could easily become overwhelmed. Burnout is common for those who provide care to their loved ones. In fact, AARP found that 36% of family caregivers are highly … Read More

Cooking Safely in Your Home: 9 Tips for Seniors

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Cooking Safely in Your Home: 9 Tips for Seniors

To continue living independently at home as we age, being able to safely prepare and cook meals is essential. The kitchen can be one of the most dangerous places in the house, especially for seniors. Fortunately, there are many changes you can make to create a safe and functional kitchen. Consider these 9 tips to make cooking as safe as … Read More

How to Talk to Seniors About In-Home Care & Address Concerns

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woman discusses at-home care with senior

In-home care is unfamiliar territory for many seniors and their families. It’s understandable why receiving care is hard to accept after a lifetime of taking care of themselves and others. Unfortunately, their opposition does not change the need for care. Here are some common concerns seniors have regarding in-home care and strategies you can use to address them.   “I … Read More

Occupational Therapy In Home Care for Seniors

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Occupational Therapy In Home Care for Seniors – CareAparent

In April, CareAparent honors and recognizes the work of Occupational Therapists. Each one of these therapists play a vital role in promoting independence through solutions and assistance to those in need. CareAparent is proud to offer Occupational Therapy as one of our interdisciplinary approaches to care in the home. Our goal is to help our clients remain as independent as … Read More

New Year, New Routine

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Senior Woman In Discussion With Caregiver At Home

New Year, New Routine It’s lovely to linger just a bit longer in the memory of the holiday season before you tackle the New Year. The holiday traditions you have cultivated and relied on are important, and it’s difficult to imagine them ending or changing in any way. Yet these very traditions sometimes bring to the forefront changes to or … Read More

Companionship During the Holiday Season

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Companionship During the Holiday Season Some of our dearest memories include holidays spent with loved ones. Familiar sights and scents of the season are warm reminders of blissful gatherings we’ve shared. But some people can feel a sense of isolation amid the festivities. Ironically, the hustle and bustle of preparing for family get-togethers can prevent us from slowing down and … Read More