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Home Safety Tips for a Senior with Alzheimer's in 2019
Home Safety Tips for a Senior with Alzheimer's in 2019
By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on June 10, 2019

If you’re taking care of a senior loved one who has Alzheimer’s, you need to make sure the environment is safe. Alzheimer’s disease is a form of dementia, and while your loved one may be able to make his or her needs known, reasoning skills may be compromised. It’s for this reason that home safety is paramount to prevent accidents, injuries, and illnesses. Here are a few ways to make…

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Healthy Aging Tips in 2019
Healthy Aging Tips in 2019
By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on June 8, 2019

Aging adults should continue to set goals for the future, as it could give them the motivation they need to stay healthy during their retirement years. Here are seven goals all aging adults should add to their list of resolutions. Declutter the HomeGet Up to Date with TechnologyDon’t Neglect Annual Doctor’s VisitsGet Out of the Comfort ZoneGet Legal Documents in OrderMake the Home SaferGo for a Walk Every Day Declutter…

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Managing Incontinence in Seniors in 2019
Managing Incontinence in Seniors in 2019
By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on June 6, 2019

Incontinence is a common health issue among the elderly, and it can be frustrating and inconvenient for both the senior and the caregiver. Fortunately, there are some methods for managing this issue that can make life easier for you and your senior loved one. Use the following tips to manage senior incontinence. Talk to the DoctorMake It Easier to Reach the BathroomAvoid DiureticsTry Physical TherapyUse Protective GarmentsChart Bathroom Times Talk…

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Tips to Help You Care for Your Older Spouse in 2019
Tips to Help You Care for Your Older Spouse in 2019
By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on June 4, 2019

Taking care of your spouse is something you vowed to do, even in sickness and hard times. Although the responsibilities of caregiving can be challenging, boosting your spouse’s health and building more memories will be worth it. Use the tips below to make the caregiving process easier on you and your marriage. 1. Remain Patient2. Ask Your Spouse to Help3. Get the Family Involved4. Recognize Your Triggers5. Be a Great…

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How to Increase Energy After 60 in 2019
How to Increase Energy After 60 in 2019
By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on June 2, 2019

To make the most of their golden years, seniors need the energy to follow their passions, indulge in their favorite hobbies, and spend time with friends and family. For many seniors, the desire to stay upbeat and active is hindered by low energy levels. Here are a few easy ways for seniors to boost their energy levels. Eat Energy-Boosting FoodsStay HydratedSleep WellGet Some ExerciseStay Engaged Eat Energy-Boosting Foods When seniors…

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How to Enhance Safety at Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s in Boynton Beach, FL
How to Enhance Safety at Home for a Loved One with Alzheimer’s in Boynton Beach, FL
By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on May 30, 2019

In-home accidents are common among aging adults. While you may be unable to completely eliminate the risk for accidents in your senior loved one’s home, there are some things you can do to ensure he or she stays safe. Here are some ways to increase safety for your loved one at home. Discourage Ladder UseMonitor Medication Side EffectsSchedule Eye Doctor VisitsRepair Uneven Surfaces Discourage Ladder Use If your loved one…

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6 Summer Activities for Seniors [Infographic]
6 Summer Activities for Seniors [Infographic]
By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on May 23, 2019

Enjoying the summer isn’t just for children and younger adults. Seniors can also engage in some exciting activities during the warmest season of the year. The friendly staff at Boynton Beach Home Care Assistance has out together this infographic with a few suggestions for fun activities you and your aging loved one can do together this summer.

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Healthy Foods for Seniors in Boynton Beach, FL
Healthy Foods for Seniors in Boynton Beach, FL
By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on May 16, 2019

Many seniors face eating issues due to a decrease in taste and smell, dental disorders, and side effects from medications. These problems may lead to your senior loved one not eating very much, which means the foods he or she does eat need to be full of nutrition and health benefits. Encourage your loved one to eat these foods for maximum health. YogurtOatmealTunaBerriesBeansSweet PotatoesCottage Cheese Yogurt Yogurt is the perfect…

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6 Activities for Elderly People That Aren’t Boring [Infographic]
6 Activities for Elderly People That Aren’t Boring [Infographic]
By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on April 30, 2019

It’s important to prevent boredom in the senior years, and one of the best ways to stay engaged is to participate in fun activities. Though some assisted living facilities offer stimulating activities, if your aging loved one still lives at home you might instead want to opt for home care. Boynton Beach families can call Home Care Assistance today at to schedule a free in-home consultation and find out how…

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Useful Stroke Recovery Tips
Useful Stroke Recovery Tips
By Beth Brown, 9:00 am on April 25, 2019

A stroke can cause significant physical disabilities. While your senior loved one may not regain his or her pre-stroke physical or psychological status, advancements in medicine and rehabilitation treatments can help. Here are six steps to take after your loved one has a stroke. Promote Physical and Occupational TherapyConsider Speech TherapyMonitor Visual FunctionUpdate the Home So It’s Handicapped AccessibleWatch for New SymptomsBe Patient Promote Physical and Occupational Therapy Physical and…

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