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  1. Top Tips for Coping with Nutritional Challenges of Alzheimer’s Disease from a Trusted Phoenix Elder Care Company

    If you’re providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease, you’re likely to encounter some very noticeable and highly demanding behaviors. Sundowning, emotional outbursts, and wandering, for example, all require caregivers to jump into immediate action. One issue that can take second stage, but should be addressed with just as much urgency, is nutritional[…] Read More…

  2. Phoenix Home Health Care Provider Offers Proper Nutrition Tips for Seniors

    As we grow older, our metabolism slows and we tend to be less active in our everyday lives. Because of this, a senior’s diet will continuously evolve to require fewer and fewer calories. This does not, however, mean they need fewer nutrients: in fact, the need for essential vitamins and minerals increases. This translates into[…] Read More…

  3. More Than a Band-Aid: Why Senior Wound Healing Can be a Challenge

    Remember as a child scraping your knee on the playground, when all it took was a hug from mom and a band-aid to have you back up on your feet, good as new? When older adults experience a wound, however, achieving complete healing is often a much more complicated process, for a variety of reasons,[…] Read More…

  4. Is Your Loved One at Risk for Elder Abuse?

    Elder abuse is a serious issue that involves the abuse or neglect of people age 60 and older. The signs of abuse are often not recognized, leading to gross under-reporting of the problem. In fact, the limited research available suggests that only one in 14 cases of abuse are actually reported to the authorities. Sometimes[…] Read More…

  5. Top Family Caregiver Responsibility: Managing Activities of Daily Living

    Activities of daily living, often termed ADLs, include the basic skills typically needed to manage the physical needs of a person. Providing assistance with the activities of daily living for someone in your care is one of the most important responsibilities you have as a family caregiver. It can be challenging, and you may feel[…] Read More…