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Help protect you and your clients from the flu. Various strains of seasonal flu and Covid-19 are striking people of all ages. Don’t forget to get your flu shot. Consider the following safety and prevention tips from the Centers for Disease Control: Avoid close contact with people who are sick. Stay home when you are sick. Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when coughing or sneezing. Washing your hands often will help protect
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The holidays represent a wonderful time for families to begin preparing for the future needs of their senior loved ones. Extended families are together, first, and it’s often during those times of family celebrations that they begin to see the needs of their senior loved ones. Following are tips to share with your clients to help them get their loved ones started planning. 1. Discuss a senior’s wishes. You’ll need to know what an older
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DIY Pumpkin Centerpiece
The beautiful colors of autumn are showcased in pumpkin centerpieces that are easy to make and a special addition to any client’s table. There are various ways to make these lovely fall decorations with the last real flowers from a summer garden, artificial flowers, or potted plants. First, buy a pumpkin the size that best suits the table or space that you’re decorating. Wash and dry the exterior of the pumpkin, then carve a hole
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Senior Care in Downey, CA
These are a few tips on body mechanics that Caregivers should remember: Maintain your normal spinal curves Use your legs to lift Bend your knees when lifting Ask for help when moving objects (not more than 25 lbs.) Push objects instead of pulling Use a steady stool to reach supplies in high places Move your feet, rather than twisting your neck and back Exercise regularly after checking with your doctor
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Signs of Senior Depression
Aging comes with its own set of unique mental and physical challenges. Depression is a common disease among adults over the age of 65. Although common, it is not a normal part of the aging process. Depression is a mood disorder that results from a chemical imbalance in the brain. For seniors, depression is often misdiagnosed, overlooked, or attributed to other medical conditions or medications. These are a few risk factors that may increase depression
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