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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on August 9th, 2009

Seniors Who Walk Gain Significant Health Improvement For many years we have heard the health benefit of walking. Benefits include increased lung capacity, weight loss, and muscle strengthening just to name a few. Numerous studies have shown that walking thirty minutes a day three times a week at a minimum not only helps build physical […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on August 9th, 2009

Physical Therapists Can Properly Assess and Fit Walking Aids to Prevent Injuries ALEXANDRIA, VA, July 13, 2009 — The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) is urging elderly adults who use canes and walkers as walking aids to be properly assessed and fitted by a physical therapist to avoid fall-related injuries. This advice comes in response […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on August 9th, 2009

Senior Citizens See Almost 40% Drop in Dementia Risk with Moderate Alcohol Drinking Study of seniors age 75 and older confirms benefits of alcohol in preventing dementia that had been proven for middle aged adults More

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on August 9th, 2009

Are you a caregiver? Helping a loved one or friend by cooking or buying food for them? We have brought you here some interesting information so you, the caregiver, might be able to influence someone’s diet to be more health. Most of us have struggled with the scales at some point in our lives. We […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on July 26th, 2009

Originally from Web site: www.medicarerights.org The financial burden of health care costs continues to increase for people with Medicare, according to two new reports released by the Kaiser Family Foundation. Out-of-pocket health care costs for people with Medicare continued to rise in the last decade. In 2005, half of the people with Medicare spent more […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on July 26th, 2009

As your parents age, who is going to take care of them? If you are patient, reliable, and possess basic life skills – like making a meal – we may have a job for you. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the second fastest growing position is personal and home care aides. Tender Hearts […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on July 26th, 2009

Some seniors accept chronic pain as part of getting older. But AARP says pain and aging don’t have to go hand in hand. The organization says it’s important to see to your doctor to help figure out the cause of your pain, and to determine the best course of treatment. AARP offers these general suggestions: […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on July 12th, 2009

Probably one of the most difficult things you’ll every have to do, is care for someone with Alzheimers. The reality that the person with Alzheimers is likely very close to you, only makes the task more challenging. Being armed with as much Alzheimers info as possible, and knowing where you can turn to if you […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on July 12th, 2009

Doctors may be able to use certain cognitive tests to help determine whether a person with Alzheimer’s disease can safely get behind the wheel. “The number of people with dementia is increasing as our population ages, and we will face a growing public health problem of elderly drivers with memory loss,” says study author Jeffrey […]

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Tender Hearts Cincinnati Home Care Team on June 28th, 2009

Spouses, children, and other family members are often the primary care providers for people with dementia. Information gathering on the specific type of dementia is vital for caregivers. Doctors, nurses, support groups and hospice are good sources of dementia information. Caregiving can be physically and emotionally exhausting and caregivers must cope with high stress levels. […]

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