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Which Activities of Daily Living Are the First to Go?

Activities of daily living are the types of activities that your loved one takes care of every day in order to keep herself healthy. These are activities such as feeding herself, bathing, grooming, and toileting. Knowing which of these activities are becoming most difficult first can help you to get the help for your loved one that she truly needs most. It Can Vary for Your Loved One Your elderly loved one's overall health and her specific health conditions can help to determine ... Read more

Places to go to Beat the Heat this Summer

  Senior Care in Pennsylvania During the summer, your senior loved one will likely be spending a lot of time outdoors.  Activities such as gardening, riding bikes, golfing, and walking are great summertime activities that many seniors enjoy.  However, there are bound to be a few very hot days every summer when the heat index is high.  On days when the temperature soars to the upper 80s, 90s, and even 100s, it is a good idea for your senior loved one to stay ... Read more

October is National Physical Therapy Month

Senior Care in Pennsylvania Hosted by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA), National Physical Therapy month takes place each October to recognize those in the physical therapy professional and all they do for people from all walks of life. While physical therapists work with people of all ages and with all types of disorders and issues, one area where they truly shine is in senior care and rehabilitation. They help senior’s maintain their independence as long as possible by ensuring their mobility. The fact is, ... Read more

The Importance of Vitamin D for Senior Health

Senior Care in Pennsylvania If vitamin D deficiency occurs, it can have serious consequences for seniors. Ensuring that enough vitamin D is received from sunlight and supplements in a senior's diet can help to prevent high blood pressure, autoimmune disorders, fractures, falls, and a number of cancers. Read on to learn more about Vitamin D and its role in senior health. The purpose of vitamin D Vitamin D is essential for strong, healthy bones. It is naturally produced by the body as a response to sunlight. ... Read more

Is the Senior in Your Life Planning to Fly and Do They Need Extra Care? Some Things to Consider

Senior Care in Pennsylvania Planning on taking a trip, Nancy really didn’t plan ahead. She was 83 years old, required a walker to get around for the most part, and relied on family members and friends to help out with certain home maintenance projects from time to time. She decided on visiting her younger sister in Florida one day, which meant she was going to be flying there. Coming from Minnesota, it was going to be nice for her to get away to ... Read more