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Holding a Senior Loved One's Hand
Holding a Senior Loved One's Hand
By Home Care Assistance Dayton, 12:31 pm on January 22, 2021

What comes next? This is the question that you might be asking yourself if you have just learned that your senior loved one has Parkinson’s Disease. You are probably facing many uncertainties right now and that can be frightening, but do not ever lose hope. While there is currently no cure, you can still take several steps to make sure you are providing the best care possible for your senior….

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Senior New Year
Senior New Year
By Home Care Assistance Dayton, 4:04 pm on January 5, 2021

It’s that time again… new year, new you! The new year is right around the corner and right now is a great opportunity for seniors to work on setting new goals and implementing healthy habits to help them live a better quality of life. Around the world, many people set resolutions, but the tricky part is seeing them through to completion. With our five tips below, you can help your…

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Dementia Care
Dementia Care
By Home Care Assistance Dayton, 2:19 pm on December 17, 2020

Watching a senior loved one with dementia struggle to communicate or have a conversation can be a difficult thing. This can also be a frustrating time for your senior themselves, since unfortunately, dementia affects their ability to think, focus, understand, and respond during conversations. But there is a way you can better communicate with them. The key to good conversations with your senior often lies in the preparation. Read through…

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By Home Care Assistance Dayton, 10:31 am on November 25, 2020

If you have a loved one in senior care, being able to recognize the signs of mental health issues is imperative to their health and wellness. Seniors are unfortunately prone to experiencing illnesses anxiety and depression, which can be easy to overlook and often go unnoticed. This isn’t anyone’s fault, since signs of these illnesses can often be very subtle and undetectable, while other signs are much more overt. Still,…

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By Home Care Assistance Dayton, 9:57 am on November 11, 2020

If you live in an area that is prone to natural disasters, no one is immune to their effects. This is especially true for senior citizens in-home care who are at greater risk during a hurricane, wildfire, and tornado emergencies. If you have a senior loved one in a natural disaster territory, be prepared, and have a plan to move them to safety. Read our tips below and keep your…

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By Home Care Assistance Dayton, 2:05 pm on October 30, 2020

When it comes to your senior loved one in home care, one thing is certain: You want only the very best for them! Compassionate and experienced caregivers are a must. Superior care services are necessary. But you should also make your senior’s safety in their own home a top priority! The best thing you can do is to reduce hazards in their home, so they are less likely to injure…

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By Home Care Assistance Dayton, 9:48 pm on October 13, 2020

If you are preparing to care for or visit with someone with Alzheimer’s Disease or dementia, one of the most important things to get ready for is any event where they become upset. In this situation, you will need to know the best ways to help them calm down. Once they’re calm, then you can begin to figure out why they are upset and work on finding a solution to…

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By Home Care Assistance Dayton, 3:51 pm on September 28, 2020

Who do you know who does not yet have a smartphone or a mobile device? If you are hard-pressed to come up with an answer, we’re not surprised! Almost everyone these days has one. Still, there are many seniors in the Dayton area who have not fully adopted this mainstream mode of communication. But we think they should! Mobile devices and smartphones provide several essential benefits for older adults. Take a look, because we’re sharing some of them below. Staying Entertained For seniors who struggle to stay entertained in senior care, the smartphone could be the answer to their problem! For those who seek to be busy, there are endless streams of entertainment, whether browsing online, playing games to stimulate…

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By Home Care Assistance Dayton, 8:16 pm on September 17, 2020

2020 is a great year to save money with discounts for seniors in senior care! Many companies celebrate seniors by offering big savings in food, grocery, retail, prescriptions, and travel. If you are a senior, or you care for a senior, and are looking to do some saving, you’re in luck. Below, we’re sharing some of the top discounts available this year! Food Applebee’s: Dine in and take out from…

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By Home Care Assistance Dayton, 8:45 am on August 31, 2020

At Home Care Assistance, we place a high priority in getting engaged within our local communities. There is no better way for us to do this than by working with and supporting charities that benefit seniors. We value organizations with strong reputations and trained professionals. If you’re looking for a charity support, read on below as we share our top 5 favorites with you! Meals on Wheels America One of…

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