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Can Home Care Help When Caring for a Senior with Alzheimer’s?

By Kevin Bilderback | Nov 14, 2017 | Comments Off on Can Home Care Help When Caring for a Senior with Alzheimer’s?
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It is hard to think about giving a senior “too much” care when you are a family caregiver for them, especially when they are dealing with a challenging health issue such as Alzheimer’s disease. The reality, however, is that you can take over to a degree that is excessive and that can limit your aging…

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Celebrate National Pizza Day With These Veggie-Packed Crusts

By Kevin Bilderback | Nov 8, 2017 | Comments Off on Celebrate National Pizza Day With These Veggie-Packed Crusts
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Everyone needs to eat plenty of fresh vegetables. The elderly often lean towards easy-to-cook meals they find in the freezer section. All they need is a microwave. Those meals are also typically loaded with sodium, sugar, and fats. November 12 marks National Pizza Day. Spend the day with your mom making veggie-packed pizza crusts that…

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What Kinds of Health Conditions Could Keep Your Senior from Driving?

By Kevin Bilderback | Oct 31, 2017 | Comments Off on What Kinds of Health Conditions Could Keep Your Senior from Driving?
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Your aging adult’s health can take her out of the driver’s seat far sooner than she would like. Having another option, such as transportation from homecare providers, is always a good plan, even if your senior is able to drive in specific circumstances because you never know when that situation can change for her. Diabetes…

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How Can Elder Care Help Your Parent Prevent Infections?

By Kevin Bilderback | Oct 24, 2017 | Comments Off on How Can Elder Care Help Your Parent Prevent Infections?
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Starting elder care for your aging parent can be an exceptional step in protecting their health and improving their quality of life as they age in place. An elderly home care services provider can act as a support system for the care efforts that you give your parent and provide valuable personalized services tailored toward…

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Could Your Parent Be in Need of Homecare?

By Kevin Bilderback | Oct 17, 2017 | Comments Off on Could Your Parent Be in Need of Homecare?
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When you are a family caregiver for your elderly parent, you will need to make a wide variety of decisions for your senior and for yourself. One of the most important is whether your aging parent would benefit from homecare. Hiring a homecare provider for your parent can be a wonderful way to enhance your…

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How Can Dementia Threaten Your Aging Adult’s General Safety?

By Kevin Bilderback | Oct 11, 2017 | Comments Off on How Can Dementia Threaten Your Aging Adult’s General Safety?
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You and your aging adult are likely aware of all the ways that dementia can change her life, but did you know that it can affect her overall safety, too? Paying particular attention to some of these areas can help you to get her the assistance that she needs the most. Her Judgment Is Affected…

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Five Flu Vaccine Myths Debunked

By Kevin Bilderback | Oct 5, 2017 | Comments Off on Five Flu Vaccine Myths Debunked
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all people over the age of six months get a flu vaccine. In fact, they especially recommend it for seniors. Yet, many people don’t get flu shots each year because of myths they’ve heard about the vaccine. Because flu shots are so important for seniors,…

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Social Worker Appreciation Day

By Kevin Bilderback | Oct 4, 2017 | Comments Off on Social Worker Appreciation Day
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    Bluedot Cares had the great opportunity of being a diamond sponsor at last weeks Social Worker/Case Manager Appreciation Luncheon. This event honored and celebrated professionals who work with seniors. We appreciated this opportunity to tell social workers and case managers how how much we appreciate their hard work and dedication. So many great…

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Should Your Dad Undergo a Lung Cancer Screening?

By Kevin Bilderback | Sep 26, 2017 | Comments Off on Should Your Dad Undergo a Lung Cancer Screening?
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The American Association for Thoracic Surgery suggests that seniors in their 70’s may benefit from getting a routine lung cancer screening. This came out after the National Lung Screening Trial found that lung cancer deaths reduced by 20 percent when tomography screenings were used on smokers in the age range of 55 to 75 years.…

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How Important Are Whole Grains in Your Parent’s Diet?

By Kevin Bilderback | Sep 21, 2017 | Comments Off on How Important Are Whole Grains in Your Parent’s Diet?
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If you have been to a grocery store or listened to the news recently, you have noticed that whole grains are being heavily emphasized as an important part of everyone’s diet. As a family caregiver, you know that what your parent eats makes a tremendous difference in their health and well-being, and are likely always…

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