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Millions of older Americans have a home health aide (HHA) come into their home on a daily basis to assist with essential activities such as bathing, dressing and preparing meals, and to help keep them connected in their communities.
Two major issues to consider in creating your own long-term care plan are where you will live and how you will pay for the care you are likely to need.
There are actually a wide variety of financial assistance programs and government benefits that can help seniors in need. But what’s available will depend on income level and area of residence.
Men don’t have the best track record when it comes to taking care of themselves. It’s safe to say we all know someone who is just plain stubborn about going to the doctor.
You get your fill of vitamins C and D by eating oranges and soaking in a little sun each day, which is good for your body and mind. Small habits like these can have a big impact on your overall health and help you feel your best each day.
It's tempting to stick to the same routine of going to the local playground, taking in a movie or playing in the backyard. Why not try some new experiences this year and go on a family adventure?
A study conducted by the Gerontology Institute at Georgia State University found that the residents of these facilities are often denied their rights to sexual freedom because of a lack of policies and the attitudes of staff and administrators.
Few things can prepare a person for an ailing parent. Leslie Thompson, managing principal at Spectrum Management Group in Indianapolis, recently had a client dealing with his father's own declining health, as dementia and other physical ailments set in.
Senior Independence Home Health & Hospice is raising funds for its Make it Happen program by selling box seat ticket vouchers to the August 14 Mahoning Valley Scrappers baseball game.
From the Dining Rooms of Rockynol Retirement Community to your home! Enjoy this super quick and easy-to-make Grilled Chicken w/ Red Pepper Pesto sandwich recipe from Rockynol's Chef Brian and Chef Brian and Chef Andrew.