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Choosing a Caregiver for Your Aging Loved One in Denver, CO
Choosing a Caregiver for Your Aging Loved One in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on January 20, 2020

If you’re in the process of exploring caregiver options for a senior loved one who needs assistance, you’re not alone. According to the University of California’s Institute for Health & Aging, more than 40 million adults in the United States have conditions that limit their daily activities, and approximately 12…

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How to Engage Your Aging Parent in Social Activities in Denver, CO
How to Engage Your Aging Parent in Social Activities in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on January 6, 2020

There’s plenty of evidence suggesting staying socially active can help seniors remain mentally alert while also minimizing issues with isolation, anxiety, and depression. If you’re caring for an older parent and seeing signs he or she is no longer as socially active as before, be proactive and provide a nudge…

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Results of Falling in the Senior Years in Denver, CO
Results of Falling in the Senior Years in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on December 16, 2019

Falling is scary at any age, yet seniors are more prone to lingering side effects from a fall that hinder their independence. For seniors in fragile health, a single fall could be all it takes for them to sustain a major injury that limits their mobility. These five potential effects…

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Cost Comparison Between Home Care & Nursing Home in Denver, CO
Cost Comparison Between Home Care & Nursing Home in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on December 2, 2019

Cost is understandably a concern for many seniors today. This is especially true if you have an older loved one who needs additional care and assistance because of physical or mental limitations. As you explore care options for your loved one, you may wonder if at-home care is less expensive…

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Amazing Hobbies for Seniors with Parkinson’s to Try in Denver, CO
Amazing Hobbies for Seniors with Parkinson’s to Try in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on November 18, 2019

Parkinson’s is a disease of the central nervous system, and as it progresses, seniors experience mobility issues and cognitive impairment that affect their daily lives. But having difficulty walking and talking doesn’t prevent seniors with Parkinson’s from staying active. In fact, taking up purposeful hobbies that stimulate the mind and…

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Reasons for Lowering Readmission Rates in Denver, CO
Reasons for Lowering Readmission Rates in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on November 4, 2019

Practically every older adult will be hospitalized at least a few times over the years for issues such as infections and broken bones. While those hospital visits are going to be vital to a senior’s health and wellbeing, they can be very risky as well, which is one of the…

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Tips for New Caregivers for Aging Adults with Alzheimer’s in Denver, CO
Tips for New Caregivers for Aging Adults with Alzheimer’s in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on October 21, 2019

With a world-class team by your side and a comprehensive treatment plan, taking care of an aging loved one with Alzheimer’s can be much less stressful. Caregivers are always going to run into at least a few roadblocks over the years, but you should be able to take those issues…

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Great Apps that Help Stroke Survivors Communicate in Denver, CO
Great Apps that Help Stroke Survivors Communicate in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on October 7, 2019

The world is full of tools that help stroke survivors regain their abilities. While stroke recovery can take some time, your senior loved one has the option of using technology to communicate his or her needs and begin the process of recovering his or her abilities. Make sure to check…

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Connection Between Wine Consumption & Dementia in Denver, CO
Connection Between Wine Consumption & Dementia in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on September 16, 2019

Dementia, which is an umbrella term for conditions that affect both mental and social abilities, has many potential causes, some of which aren’t fully understood. The main cause is nerve cells in the brain being lost or damaged in some way. But what about the consumption of certain alcoholic beverages?…

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What is Respite Care & How It Works in Denver, CO
What is Respite Care & How It Works in Denver, CO
By Andy Ratana, 9:00 am on September 2, 2019

Respite care is temporary care provided for a loved one, and it can give a primary caregiver or family a much-needed break. Families can arrange respite care for an hour, a few days, or several weeks. In-home respite care provides an opportunity for family caregivers to rest or engage in…

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