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How Technology Improves Quality of Life for Seniors

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Contrary to popular belief, most seniors are not resistant to the technological advances we make as a society. In fact, the awe-inspiring inventions of the 21st century have significantly improved quality of life for many seniors in the United States and across the globe. Older folks may enjoy — and in many cases, depend on — technology more than Millennials and Generation Z, who grew up with technology all around them. Don’t believe us? Keep reading as we discuss three ways technology has improved quality of life for seniors!

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How Seniors Can Benefit From Adopting Pets

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As Philadelphia, PA’s leading in-home therapy service, Caring Family Home Health understands how getting older can contribute to loneliness for some folks. It’s a difficult subject to discuss, but it’...

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Celebrate in Style: Bring the Holiday Food, Drinks, & Gifts to Your Loved Ones

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Are you hosting a get-together and expecting a senior loved one? Perhaps you’re a relative attending their holiday soiree. Either way, the holidays are a time for fun and celebration, and what could b...

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Pet Ownership & The Impact it Can Have on Seniors

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When seniors grow older, there can be a sense of loneliness that casts over their existence, especially as loved ones either move or pass away. One way seniors can combat loneliness is by having a com...

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7 Ways to Help Seniors With Depression

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As a dependable home health aide service in Philadelphia, PA, Caring Family Home Health knows that many seniors go through life events that may cause them to become discouraged and isolated. In addition to ensuring they get the proper medical care in regards to their physical health, their mental and emotional health need to be tended to as well. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), more than 300 million people of all ages suffer from depression globally, and seniors are no exception. Check out this video on ways you can assist seniors dealing with depression, then keep reading to learn even more about how you can help.

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How Exercise Could Prevent Alzheimer’s

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At Caring Family Home Health, we provide nursing home care for residents throughout Philadelphia, PA. And we understand that if members of your family have Alzheimer’s disease, you may wonder if it is hereditary, and if you run the risk of developing the disease in later life. Currently, studies linking genetics and Alzheimer’s are inconclusive. However, there is no harm in taking steps that could lower your risk. One of these steps is regular exercise.

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Healthy Eating Advice for Seniors

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As the top-rated provider of nursing home care in and around Philadelphia, PA, we understand that as you age, your dietary requirements change, your metabolism slows down, and your senses can diminish. This makes seniors more susceptible to contracting and developing chronic conditions. Luckily, you can improve your overall well being by making intelligent, healthy eating choices over time. The following healthy eating tips can help to ensure good overall health as you age:

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How to Become a Paid Family Caregiver

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Here at Caring Family Home Health, we provide specialized in-home health care throughout Philadelphia, PA that helps to ensure families’ loved ones are safe and secure. Our services include personal care, speech therapy, occupational therapy, and skilled nursing. Are you considering becoming a paid caregiver for a member of your family? If so, we’ve listed three ways that you can get paid via government benefits programs.

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What to Expect with Caring Family Home Health

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Caring Family Home Health understands the difficulties a senior loved one can face having to live on their own. Home care is a way of providing support for your loved one, as well as helping to maintain order in their home and deal with everyday tasks. Individuals can still have a sense of independence — Caring Family Home Health simply offers an extra set of helping hands.

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How to Know When It’s Time for In-Home Care

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As we age, the process can cause changes in our mental and physical abilities that can inhibit our self-sufficient lifestyle, hamper our activity, and even threaten our ability to be fully independent. While that doesn’t necessarily require moving to an assisted living facility or nursing home, it may mean that some type of extra support is required to age in place. While family members will typically shoulder the responsibility of caring for their aging loved ones, it can lead to inadequate care for the senior and added stress for the caregiver. That’s where we come in.