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Assisting Seniors with Meal Prep in Montgomery, AL
Assisting Seniors with Meal Prep in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on September 17, 2018

Nutritious meals are important for helping seniors maintain their health, yet your aging loved one may have difficulty cooking as he or she gets older. Watch out for signs that your parent needs assistance so you can offer the following strategies to making cooking healthy meals easier.  Get Them Excited…

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How to Reduce a Parent's Risk of Heart Disease in Montgomery, AL
How to Reduce a Parent's Risk of Heart Disease in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on September 10, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reminds seniors that heart disease remains the leading cause of death in the United States. Being 65 years of age or older doesn’t mean it’s too late to reduce the risk of developing cardiovascular disorders. Healthcare providers recommend several lifestyle alterations that help…

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How to Show Support to a Caregiver Friend in Montgomery, AL
How to Show Support to a Caregiver Friend in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on September 3, 2018

Friends are like gold to caregivers who sometimes need to rely on others to keep their spirits high. While your friendship will change now that your friend is a caregiver, you can still use the following tips to stay close and provide support. 1. Offer Compliments Caregivers often have a…

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Enhancing Emotional Wellbeing in Seniors in Montgomery, AL
Enhancing Emotional Wellbeing in Seniors in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on August 27, 2018

Comfort, laughter, and good health are things adults need to invest in during their senior years. Being emotionally well can lead to a better quality of life, helping seniors stave off cognitive decline. Here are some of the ways you can boost your elderly loved one’s emotional wellbeing. Acknowledge Limitations…

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Alleviating Parkinson's Symptoms in Montgomery, AL
Alleviating Parkinson's Symptoms in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on August 20, 2018

Parkinson’s disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that makes it increasingly difficult for seniors to control their muscles. The tremors, muscle stiffness, and other involuntary movements can make daily life challenging, but there are many ways for seniors to manage Parkinson’s symptoms. These tips can alleviate discomfort and make it easier…

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Senior Events in Montgomery
Senior Events in Montgomery
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on August 16, 2018

On Friday, August 10th, Montgomery Home Care Assistance participated in the Memory Café event at Whole Foods in Eastchase. This was a chance for individuals with Alzheimer’s or dementia and their caregivers to come enjoy a fun and informative event. From Stephanie Calvert with Dementia Friendly Alabama: “We had a…

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Top 6 Signs of Caregiver Burnout in Montgomery, AL
Top 6 Signs of Caregiver Burnout in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on August 13, 2018

Before you take on the role of family caregiver, you should understand the positive and negative aspects of the job. You could become exhausted physically and mentally, leading to a poor quality of life. Here are some of the common signs of caregiver burnout and ways you can address them….

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Montgomery Home Care Assistance participated in the 16th Annual Alzheimer’s Professional & Family Caregiver Conference at Frazer UMC
Montgomery Home Care Assistance participated in the 16th Annual Alzheimer’s Professional & Family Caregiver Conference at Frazer UMC
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on August 9, 2018

On Friday August 3rd, Montgomery Home Care Assistance participated in the 16th Annual Alzheimer’s Professional & Family Caregiver Conference at Frazer UMC. This event is a chance for caregivers in the community, professional or otherwise, to come out and learn about new research and other useful information related to Alzheimer’s disease…

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Simple Exercises for Older Adults in Montgomery, AL
Simple Exercises for Older Adults in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on August 6, 2018

Maintaining a consistent exercise routine can keep older adults healthy and independent and prevent illnesses such as diabetes and heart disease. To get your senior loved one moving, here are five easy exercise options that can greatly benefit his or her mental and physical health. 1. Squats Doing squats makes…

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8 Nutritious Foods Seniors Should Eat in Montgomery, AL
8 Nutritious Foods Seniors Should Eat in Montgomery, AL
By Kristy Butler, 9:00 am on July 23, 2018

Seniors require fewer calories now than when they were younger, which means the foods they eat need to be filled with nutritious benefits. Choosing foods with certain nutrients can keep your loved one satisfied and prevent many health conditions common among the elderly. Encourage your loved one to include the…

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