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Technology for Seniors

Technology can be useful in helping seniors remain independent at home. More and more seniors are using devices to help them perform everyday tasks, set reminders and enjoy music or e-books. Here are some to consider: Tablets and e-readers Many

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Fun Crafts to Do with the Elderly During the Holidays

Make Holiday Memories with Seniors Take on these simple projects with seniors to make special holiday memories together this season. The crafts are easy and fun. Part of the joy of the holidays is making memories together. Senior mobility and

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Caregiver Burnout: Signs & Coping Tips

Being a caregiver can be an exhausting and difficult task. It’s important to recognize caregiver burnout and cope healthily. Understanding caregiver burnout symptoms and coping mechanisms can help make caregiving more enjoyable and fulfilling. About 1 in 3 adults serves

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Helping Seniors Cope with the Loss of Independence

A loss of independence is one of the main fears many seniors have. When this fear becomes a reality, caregivers can greatly help. AARP conducted a study in 2012 about senior independence. What they found is that almost 60% of

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Habits Every Senior Should Have

As we head into the last quarter of 2018, the new year is not too far away, so it’s a great time to start thinking about putting some new habits in place. Here are several ideas for consideration:   Think

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Avid Home Care Services Receives 2018 Best of Merritt Island Award

Press Release FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Avid Home Care Services Receives 2018 Best of Merritt Island Award Merritt Island Award Program Honors the Achievement MERRITT ISLAND September 25, 2018 — Avid Home Care Services has been selected for the 2018 Best

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The Importance of Senior Dental Health

Dental care is about more than cosmetics. Dental health affects overall health. As a result, it’s important for seniors to take care of their oral health. Oftentimes seniors think that dental care is no longer necessary, especially if they are

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Seniors and Pets

Pets can be a wonderful addition to anyone’s home. If a senior who has a caregiver or who needs caregiving has a pet or would like to get a pet, there are many factors that need to be considered. The

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What is Home Companion Care?

Companion care is all about providing seniors with physical and emotional support to stay healthy and remain independent and safe at home. Home care agencies help their clients stay mentally alert by engaging them in activities that decrease isolation and keep

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Sleep Awareness Month: How to Improve Senior Sleep Patterns

Sleep deprivation and other sleep issues can impact senior health significantly. Learn how to improve sleep patterns for seniors. An average of 71/2 to 9 hours of sleep each night is considered healthy for most adults. Seniors are often unable

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