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Elderly Care in Mankato MN: What is COPD?

What is COPD?

By Lori Seeman | Nov 21, 2017 | Comments Off on What is COPD?

Elderly Care in Mankato MN: If your parent was once a smoker or lived with a smoker, a concern that you might have heard their doctor discuss is COPD. Understanding what this condition is and how it impacts their health can help you to recognize the risks that your parent might face, the signs that they might be struggling with this condition, and what you can do as their family caregiver to help them manage their condition if COPD becomes a part of their life during their later years.

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Home Care in Blaine MN: Hospice Care

November is National Home Care & Hospice Month: Does a Senior Receiving Hospice Care Need Home Care, Too?

By Lori Seeman | Nov 15, 2017 | Comments Off on November is National Home Care & Hospice Month: Does a Senior Receiving Hospice Care Need Home Care, Too?

Home Care in Blaine MN: If you have an aging family member with a chronic condition, you might be wondering the difference between home care and hospice care. You might also be questioning if having both is necessary.

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Senior Care in St. Cloud MN: Precautions to Take When a Senior Falls

5 Precautions to Take When a Senior Falls

By Lori Seeman | Nov 8, 2017 | Comments Off on 5 Precautions to Take When a Senior Falls

Senior Care in St. Cloud MN: Falls are one of the most common causes of injury in elderly people, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In fact, older Americans experience nearly 30 million falls each year. There are definitely precautions that you can take to reduce the risks of falling around the house, but chances are there your elderly relative will still have a fall.

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Elder Care in Blaine MN: Caregiver Mental Health

Is Mental Health Important to You as a Family Caregiver?

By Lori Seeman | Nov 1, 2017 | Comments Off on Is Mental Health Important to You as a Family Caregiver?

Elder Care in Blaine MN: While you are thinking of the ways that mental health impacts your aging parent and how you can help them through any of the difficulties that they face, it is important that you do not overlook your own health and well-being.

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Caregiver in St. Cloud MN: Splitting Caregiving Duties

How Can You Start Splitting up Caregiving Duties?

By Lori Seeman | Oct 25, 2017 | Comments Off on How Can You Start Splitting up Caregiving Duties?

Caregiver in St. Cloud MN: Caregiving has a habit of growing and evolving until it seems never ending. When that time comes for you, it might be a good idea to start splitting up caregiving duties.

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Elderly Care in Fairmont MN: Overnight Oats

Overnight Oats: Healthy Breakfasts for a Senior Who Hates to Cook

By Lori Seeman | Oct 18, 2017 | Comments Off on Overnight Oats: Healthy Breakfasts for a Senior Who Hates to Cook

Elderly Care in Fairmont MN: Overnight oats are a form of oatmeal that sits in the refrigerator overnight. Instead of cooking them, hours spent in the fridge allow the oats to soak up liquid. There’s no cooking and very little is needed in terms of preparation.

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Home Care in Buffalo MN: Does Your Parent Need a Mammogram?

Does Your Parent Need a Mammogram?

By Lori Seeman | Oct 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Does Your Parent Need a Mammogram?

Home Care in Buffalo MN: Being proactive about health is one of the best things that anyone can do to protect themselves and support a healthier, more fulfilling, fuller life. If you are a family caregiver, encouraging your parent to be proactive and to take the steps that will help them to make the decisions about their health that are right for them can be one of your most valuable responsibilities.

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Senior Care in Fairmont MN: Fall Family Gatherings

Host a Back Yard Harvest Fest for Your Entire Family

By Lori Seeman | Oct 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Host a Back Yard Harvest Fest for Your Entire Family

Senior Care in Fairmont MN: With fall arriving in many regions, it’s an ideal time for one more outdoor family gathering. Cooler temperatures and a decline in biting insects make it easy to spend hours outdoors together. Gather the family. Celebrate fall’s arrival with harvested crops and excellent weather for outdoor fun.

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Caregiver in Marshall MN: New Reverse Mortgage Rules

Reverse Mortgage Rules Are Changing – Here’s Why Your Parent Really Needs to Consider All Options First

By Lori Seeman | Sep 28, 2017 | Comments Off on Reverse Mortgage Rules Are Changing – Here’s Why Your Parent Really Needs to Consider All Options First

Caregiver in Marshall MN: Some seniors lack the savings to pay for home care services without looking at alternative resources. For years, reverse mortgages have been one way for cash-strapped seniors to afford caregivers. In August 2017, the Department of Housing and Urban Development announced the reverse mortgage program was changing. These new rules make it harder for some to get reverse mortgages.

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Elder Care in Hutchinson MN: Cholesterol Testing

What Older Adults Should Know About Cholesterol Testing

By Lori Seeman | Sep 20, 2017 | Comments Off on What Older Adults Should Know About Cholesterol Testing

Elder Care in Hutchinson MN: If your parent hasn’t had a cholesterol test recently, it’s a good idea to talk to their doctor about whether they are due for one. High cholesterol is a risk factor for heart attack and stroke. Since there are no symptoms, a person could have high cholesterol without knowing it unless they are tested. If your parent is nervous about having a cholesterol test, it may be helpful to sit down and talk to them about what a cholesterol test entails.

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