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Elder Justice: What Congress is Doing to Protect Seniors Right Now

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By Tom Lee, 5:56 pm on July 9, 2020

Sadly, seniors are among the most likely groups of people to be taken advantage of through many varying scams and methods of abuse. Abuse, neglect and scams against elders has been steadily increasing throughout the past decade, which has gained national attention and sparked the need for legal action and protection in Congress. Below, we’re discussing the concept of elder justice and what exactly Congress is working on to make it happen. What is Elder Justice? Elder justice? It is the holistic method of both preventing and handling instances of elder abuse, neglect, financial exploitation, and maltreatment of seniors. It…

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By Tom Lee, 12:18 pm on June 30, 2020

It’s that time of the year again… Summer is officially here and the pollen outside is in full force! Now is the time for those who struggle with allergies suffer the most. If this is true for your senior, we understand their struggle. But fortunately, there are several remedies to help lessen your senior’s allergies and keep them manageable this season! Read on below and learn our favorite tips and tricks to keep allergies quiet. Go to the Drugstore Many allergies can be cured, or symptoms clear, with a simple OTC medication from a drug store! There are some drugs,…

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By Tom Lee, 9:58 am on June 12, 2020

As the Coronavirus pandemic continues, we have learned quite a bit about how the illness affects us and who is most at-risk. Unfortunately, older adults are more at risk than younger individuals for a variety of reasons. But don’t panic! Below, we’re discussing what makes seniors more susceptible and what they can do to keep themselves safe and healthy. Why Are Older Adults More at Risk? Senior citizens are grouped among those who are twice as likely to contract Coronavirus. This is largely because as we age, our immune systems deteriorate. The older you are, the lesser the immune system…

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By Tom Lee, 3:42 pm on May 29, 2020

The benefits of physical exercise are numerous and not understated. We know it’s important to get in daily activity to keep ourselves in shape and feeling physically fit. However, keeping the mind mentally fit is just as important, especially for seniors in-home care! The mind and its functionality are essential to good senior health. So, how can your senior give their brain a proper workout? We have plenty of ideas! Read through some of our favorites below and help strengthen your senior’s mind. Word and Number Puzzles and Games Popular games and puzzles like word searches, sudoku, and crossword puzzles…

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By Tom Lee, 11:15 am on May 18, 2020

In the age of COVID-19, we’ve all been doing our best to stay occupied while quarantining and practicing social distancing measures. Businesses and organizations everywhere have had to get more creative to offer services and experiences online. Some of these experiences that have been brought to the forefront are virtual tours! From national parks to art museums to breweries – virtual tours are becoming increasingly popular as a stay-at-home activity, especially among senior citizens in elderly care! Below is a list of 5 of our favorite virtual tours that your senior loved one will enjoy! MoMA, The Museum of Modern…

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By Tom Lee, 11:16 am on April 30, 2020

As we age, the benefits of a good night’s rest become increasingly important. You don’t want to find yourself struggling with insomnia, disturbed sleep, or waking up tired every day. Sleep is an important factor in determining senior’s emotional and physical health, and it also helps to repair the body and improve memory and concentration. To improve your quality of sleep, we have 5 helpful tips for you below to try. Stay Active During the Day Getting in your daily exercise can help you get a better night’s rest. When we exercise, we release chemicals in our body that help…

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Social Distancing for Seniors-Teaching Your Loved One to Use Skype
By Stacy Lee, 8:48 am on April 16, 2020

In this new age of COVID-19, the way we communicate and stay in touch with our friends, family, and co-workers is changing drastically. While we used technology to communicate before the coronavirus, we are now heavily relying on text messaging, phone calls, and video chats if we want to talk to or see our loved ones. This is certainly no exception for senior citizens, who are high-risk and most susceptible to catching the virus. For this reason, it’s important that your senior know how to use a video chat platform like Skype so they can still see family and friends….

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Social Distancing for Seniors-Teaching Your Loved One to Use Skype
By Tom Lee, 8:17 pm on March 30, 2020

When somebody tells you to exercise more, your mind probably jumps to running, walking and just generally moving around. That’s easy enough. But for seniors who are wheelchair-bound, this is unfortunately not possible. Wheelchair-bound seniors are restricted to specific movements and exercises and yet it is still important for them to live happy, active and independent lives! Let’s take a look below at several exercises that will improve the daily lives of wheelchair-bound seniors. Shoulder Retractions Sitting straight up with the ab muscles contracted, hold your arms at should level with the hands facing down. Curve the fingers like you’re…

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By Tom Lee, 8:23 am on March 12, 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has been sending everyone into a panic, but that’s the last thing you should do! While the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and the World Health Organization (WHO) is urging everyone – especially seniors and those working in home care – to take serious extra precautions, you and your senior loved one can remain healthy by following their advice. Since seniors are more susceptible to the virus, you will want to make sure they take the measures listed below very seriously. Don’t Panic The number one thing that you shouldn’t be doing? Panicking. While it…

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Home Health Care Keeping Seniors Healthy During Flu Season 2020
By Tom Lee, 9:46 am on February 25, 2020

It’s that time of the year again… The dreaded flu season is here in 2020! That being said, it is especially important for your senior loved one to exercise caution and take preventative measures to ward off the flu. Seniors are one demographic much more likely to contract the flu due to their weaker immune systems. Fortunately, by following our 5 top tips below, your senior can reduce their likelihood of getting sick, or at least reduce the length or severity of their illness!  Get Plenty of Exercise When it comes to boosting the immune system, exercise can get the…

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Home Health Care Keeping Seniors Healthy During Flu Season 2020
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