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By Lifestar Home Care, 9:00 am on April 12, 2024

Being a caregiver for a senior loved one can be both rewarding and challenging. The latter is more likely to be true if you assume or believe you have to bear the burden of caring for your loved one alone. Fortunately, providing care can be less physically and mentally demanding…

By Lifestar Home Care, 9:00 am on April 10, 2024

  It’s difficult for many seniors to accept assistance in their golden years. Aging adults often feel like their independence is slipping away, and they don’t want to be treated like children. As a family caregiver, you need to make your aging loved one feel comfortable about getting help with…

By Lifestar Home Care, 8:00 am on April 8, 2024

Parkinson’s disease has many physical symptoms, ranging from tremors to a loss of balance. The social impact of the condition may be less visible, but it’s still an important consideration. Ahead, learn about the ways Parkinson’s affects socialization and the best strategies for maintaining a healthy social life while living…

By Lifestar Home Care, 8:00 am on March 29, 2024

Switching from assistance during the day to overnight care is a big decision your family could face when your senior loved one is aging in place. For some seniors, the need for overnight care arises suddenly, and there may not be a question about making arrangements for seniors with serious…

By Lifestar Home Care, 8:00 am on March 27, 2024

The real recovery process begins when seniors are released from the hospital. Most readmissions occur within the first 30 days after discharge, so make sure to establish a proper care plan to boost your aging loved one’s health. Continue reading to learn what factors increase the risk of hospital readmissions…

By Lifestar Home Care, 7:00 am on March 25, 2024

For years, researchers have claimed that men and women experience stroke symptoms differently. Studies of stroke warning signs highlight the fact that the mortality rate for female stroke survivors is higher than male stroke survivors, mostly as the result of treatment delays and the failure to report critical symptoms. According…

By Lifestar Home Care, 8:00 am on March 15, 2024

Fire safety is something most older adults have learned about their entire lives. While your aging loved one already knows the basics, it might be time to brush up on a few tips that work best for seniors. Ideally, your fire prevention and evacuation plan should be reviewed on a…

By Lifestar Home Care, 8:00 am on March 13, 2024

Many aging adults spend a lot of their time sitting around on the couch or lying in bed, which can cause them to be sedentary. Keep your senior loved one physically active as he or she ages to promote a healthy lifestyle. Here are some activities that can prevent older…

By Lifestar Home Care, 8:00 am on March 11, 2024

With age, the immune system weakens. As a result, seniors often experience more frequent occurrences of colds, flu, and pneumonia than the average healthy adult. If you provide care for a senior loved one, suggest some of these tips to naturally boost his or her immune system and prevent illness….

By Lifestar Home Care, 8:00 am on February 23, 2024

Whether it’s because of personal safety reasons or the need to move into a smaller living space, many seniors will eventually face the need to get rid of certain things they’ve acquired over the years. When your senior loved one has to make some room, it’s likely he or she…