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Heart Healthy Tips for Seniors

This February is the perfect time to show your support of American Heart Health Month in a very practical way. Your senior loved one is at an increased risk of heart disease with as many as 42.2 million Americans older than 60 being diagnosed with

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Caregiving

Why Caregiving is Important for Seniors with Glaucoma

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Here at Family Tree In-Home Care, our staff is taking the time to reflect on the condition to have a better understanding of what it entails. With more than 3 million Americans affected, National Glaucoma Awareness Month is the perfect

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How to Support Loved Ones as They Age

Although aging is a natural process, it’s not always an easy transition for seniors to face. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can help your loved ones as they go through transitions. Though there are many types of potential obstacles and changes that your

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Driving Tips to Keep Seniors Safe

The percentage of licensed drivers who are age 65 and older is increasing. By the year 2029, about 1 in 4 licensed drivers will be 65 or older, according to AARP. Because of this, senior road safety is more important now than ever. However, this

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Stroke Management with Family Tree

Our age and family history can make us susceptible to having a stroke, but there are steps to take to help prevent a stroke before it ever strikes. First, let’s learn more about what a stroke is and how to spot a stroke when it

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Disease Management

Managing Parkinson’s Disease

April marks the month of Parkinson’s Disease awareness. It is estimated that there are over 5 million people living in the world with Parkinson’s Disease. Here are some facts about Parkinson’s Disease: One in 20 people over the age of 60 are affected by Parkinson’s

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Disease Management

The Freedom to Live with Assistive Devices

by Mary Koffend Physical and mental impairments have been known to decrease the quality of life in older adults. Fortunately, there has been great progress in technology to assist with hearing loss, mobility problems, loss of coordination from tremors and more. These devices can create

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What to do when your parents move-in

Your parents are your providers during the early stages of your life. They offer you love, shelter and support until you’re ready to move on to the next phase of your life. It can be difficult coming to terms with the fact that your parents

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Aging Parents: When its time to get help

Maintaining one’s independence is important for most aging individuals. However, it’s hard to overlook the changing levels of functionality, physical ailments, and lower amounts of energy that come with getting older. It is important to be able to identify the signs that show your loved

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What questions should you be asking your home care agency

Home care agency’s caregivers are trained to provide senior home care to those requiring extra assistance managing their everyday activities. They work directly with aging patients who are navigating life amidst changing physical and mental abilities. Because caregivers are working with your family members on

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Family Tree In-Home Care Joins Forces with CareTemps

Houston, TX — (SBWIRE) — 01/04/2018 — Houston, Texas-based Genova Health, LLC has entered into a definitive agreement whereby CareTemps, L.L.C., a premier provider of home care and care management services, will be joining the Genova Health family of companies. The transaction is expected to close January

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How To Choose a Caregiver

When you’re looking for the right caregiver for your aging loved ones, no detail should go overlooked in the process. Picking the right one shouldn’t be stressful, though. Have no fear! Here’s how you can make sure that the right caregiver for your dearest family

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