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In-Home Care for C.O.P.D.

Mar 3, 2015 8:00:00 AM

C.O.P.D., or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, can be effectively managed in the home by controlling factors which may improve or aggravate symptoms. C.O.P.D. is a group of lung diseases that are characterized by lung damage and blockage. These conditions affect breathing and can eventually cause death if not managed properly. Home caregivers can assist with implementing C.O.P.D. management strategies.

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Topics: Healthy Living

Helping Seniors Stay Warm through Winter Cold Snaps

Feb 11, 2015 8:34:00 AM

With temperatures ranging from below zero through the fifties in the Cherry Hill and Burlington area throughout the winter, it can be difficult to keep homes warm. Seniors often have decreased circulation and health conditions that make staying warm more important than ever. Caregivers and family members can take steps to ensure that their loved ones are warm and protected through the cold snaps of winter.

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Topics: Home Care Planning, Healthy Living

Can Diet Help Alzheimers?

Jan 29, 2015 9:00:00 AM

Proper diet is important for both body and brain health, especially for seniors with Alzheimer’s disease. Studies show that poor diet can contribute to behavior problems, weight loss or gain, and health complications in Alzheimer’s patients. Recent studies show that nutrients present in Greek or Mediterranean based diets are better for brain health and may be useful in preventing Alzheimer’s or mitigating symptoms. A Mediterranean diet has also been found to reduce the risk of health issues such as diabetes, stroke, and heart disease.

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Topics: Alzheimer's and Dementia

Preventing Slips and Falls during Icy Conditions

Jan 13, 2015 8:14:00 AM

The winter weather can make for some treacherous terrain in the Burlington and Cherry Hills areas. For seniors, slips and falls can have devastating consequences. Broken hips and limbs can make self-care very difficult and severe injuries can even have life-threatening consequences. Caregivers and family members can help to prevent elders from slipping and falling during icy conditions by taking a proactive approach.

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Topics: Fall Prevention, Healthy Living

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