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Subtle Ways Your Elderly Loved One is Asking for Help

May 29, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

Asking for help can be a delicate subject, regardless of a person's age or circumstances. A person who may be embarrassed about a certain situation might have a difficult time expressing their need for help to family members, especially adult children, siblings, or even a spouse. Read Article

Elderly Care Tips: Helping Your Parents Enjoy the Benefits of Pet Ownership

May 15, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

Owning a pet is a wonderful way to boost your aging parents' mental and emotional health as well as protect their physical health. Extensive research has shown that regular interactions with animals can lower blood pressure, improve cardiovascular health, improve digestive health, reduce stress and anxiety, and even reduce symptoms of Alzheimer's disease and other forms of dementia Read Article

Hypertension and Home Care: How Can a Caregiver Help?

May 8, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

May is National High Blood Pressure Awareness Month and it's a good time to have your elderly loved one's blood pressure checked and help them make wellness changes if necessary. Read Article

For the Senior with ALS, Proper Home Care is Absolutely Essential

May 1, 2015 by Stephanie Howe - Owner, Comfort Keepers

ALS, more commonly referred to as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is a neurological condition that kills neurons in the brain that control motor activity. As the disease progresses, it will cause the individual to have difficulty moving certain parts of their body. Eventually it will lead to death. Read Article

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