By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on February 15, 2016
Many signs of a stroke are easily mistaken for normal symptoms of aging. However, strokes can be deadly, which means certain symptoms need to be addressed right away. If your senior loved one suddenly experiences any of the following issues, Henderson stroke care experts recommend he or she receives medical…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on February 8, 2016
A pacemaker is a small device that uses electric stimulation to regulate irregular heartbeats. These devices may need to be worn for a short period after a heart attack or even for a lifetime. If your elderly loved one requires a pacemaker, here are 5 essential facts that can help…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on February 1, 2016
Parkinson’s disease causes symptoms that can increase the risk of injuries for seniors during bathing. Fortunately, you can decrease these risks by using the following bathroom safety tips, brought to you by the Henderson Parkinson’s care experts at Home Care Assistance. Purchase a Shower Chair Postural instability is a common…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on January 18, 2016
Night terrors are often confused with nightmares, but they are not one and the same. For some seniors receiving home care in Henderson, especially those with dementia, these terrors can seem real and cause them to become agitated and violent even after waking up. If your elderly loved one is…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on January 11, 2016
Though providing care for your senior loved one can be a rewarding experience, it is also a huge responsibility that can be physically and emotionally exhausting. Below are 5 ways to help you manage your stress to remain strong and be a great caregiver for your loved one. 1. Remain…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on January 4, 2016
A warm and hearty homemade soup can be a welcome meal during the winter months. However, many seniors receiving in-home care in Henderson have specific dietary restrictions to help manage their health. Luckily, there are many soups you can make that meet or can be modified to meet your senior…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on December 28, 2015
If you are the adult child of an elderly parent, providing high-quality elderly care in Henderson for him or her can be challenging for a variety of reasons. The difficulties associated with this duty are further compounded when you have to operate on a tight budget. However, the challenges can…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on December 21, 2015
The holidays can be both joyous and stressful for aging adults and their family caregivers. In addition to making sure your elderly loved one’s essential needs are met, there is also the challenge of completing holiday shopping, preparing festive meals, and entertaining guests. Fortunately, there are a number of things…
By Nick Paciello, 9:00 am on December 14, 2015
Seniors have one of the highest rates of nutritional deficiency when compared to other age groups. This can be related to difficulty preparing food, lack of appetite, depression, physical illness, or a number of other conditions. When providing Henderson home care for your elderly loved one, here are some signs…