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Visiting Your Aging Parents? Here’s How to Make Sure They Stay Safe

 

Are you visiting your elderly parents over Easter break, or planning a visit soon? If your parents are aging in place at their homes, take the opportunity to assess how well they’re maintaining their independence.

At some point, every older adult will need assistance to meet the daily requirements of life. That help may come in the form of senior living case management or in-home nursing care. It may come in the form of a move to a retirement community, an assisted living facility or, when necessary, a skilled nursing center.

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5 Reasons To Not Be Sorry for Worrying About Your Parents

Do you often feel that you worry too much about your aging parents? Perhaps other family members or friends chide you for being “codependent” or “over-protective.” The truth is that you have some pretty good reasons behind your increasing concern. Aging is often accompanied by an array of physical, emotional, and mental changes that pose health and safety challenges to our elderly loved ones. But, once you identify these challenges, it becomes much easier to manage them.

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Are Cincinnati Seniors Making the Right Choices About Social Drinking?

With St. Patrick’s Day just around the corner, it may be time for seniors in Cincinnati—and across the US—to take a closer look at how social drinking may be affecting their health.

Older adults generally don't drink as much as younger adults, but some seniors still may be consuming more than is appropriate to maintain optimal health—a fact which is especially true for seniors who are taking a large number of medications. As we age, our metabolism slows down and changes. This means alcohol breaks down more slowly and stays in the body longer.

But never fear, you don’t have to give up your weekend drinks or regular cocktail party. You just have to learn how to make the right choices.

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Recognize Signs of a Bad Eldercare Choice Before It's Too Late

When we realize our parents need help around the home, we set out to find a retirement home or an in home care provider that can offer the appropriate eldercare services and assistance they require at a reasonable cost. Sometimes, a service we hire with our best intentions turns out to be a poor match for mom and dad. Learn to recognize the signs of bad eldercare immediately so your parents will continue to thrive into their golden years.

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Senior Support Services May Not Be Enough to Keep Mom at Home

Even if you’ve been keeping up fairly well with your parents’ aging so far, bringing in whatever senior support services your mother or father has needed to stay at home, you may still worry that it just isn’t enough.

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