Category: Senior Safety

Game-Changing Advice For Alzheimer’s Caregivers

The weight of being an Alzheimer’s caregiver is starting to make you crack. The complaints from your loved one, the flood of responsibilities, the utter lack of appreciation you receive – it’s all becoming too much. When you reach this point, it can feel like there’s no way to make things easier. Between dealing with […]

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Creating a Dementia-Friendly Home for Aging Loved Ones

When an aging adult you love is diagnosed with dementia, creating a dementia-friendly home for them becomes extremely important. Creating a safe, accommodating space for aging adults with dementia can help with their physical safety, as well as their mental and emotional health, and TheKey of North Carolina can help! Here are a few easy […]

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What to do When a Senior Loved One Keeps Firing Caregivers

As our senior loved ones get older, finding the perfect caregiver to help them age comfortably at home can be a challenging process. But professional agencies such as Home Care Assistance of Raleigh are experts at matching the right caregiver with a client, taking into account their interests, likes, and dislikes, and matching a caregiver’s […]

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Take Away the Fear of Bath Time for Seniors with Dementia!

It’s not uncommon for people with dementia to have some pushback when it’s time to take a bath or shower. Bath time for seniors with dementia can often cause fears of slipping and falling, embarrassment from bathing in front of someone else, or even the discomfort of a potentially cold, clammy bathroom. Although managing bath […]

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How Home Care After a Heart Attack or Stroke Can be a Lifesaver

Suffering a heart attack or stroke can potentially have traumatic effects on aging adults and greatly affect their steps to recovery at home after being discharged from the hospital. From changes in diet, to physical activity, to stress levels, it can become overwhelming for both the senior and their family caregiver. Providing care after a […]

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How to Encourage Senior Independence Without Sacrificing Safety

Maintaining senior independence at home      is an important part of what helps older adults feel confident and content. However, it is natural for family members to become unsure how much the aging adult is actually capable of without harming themselves, and that can create a safety concern. If you have a senior loved […]

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Senior Hoarding Behavior: Why it Happens and How to Help

So many stacks of old magazines, unread mail and newspapers on tables that it makes them unusable, mementos piled in every corner, a bathtub full of unused items and the sour odor of decaying food; if this sounds like a loved one’s home, they might have an issue with hoarding. As people age, a tendency […]

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