cognitive issues

Tips for Communicating with Your Senior Loved Ones

For our senior loved ones, it can often be difficult to communicate effectively due to cognitive impairments or hearing issues. To make the most of your time with your loved ones, check out these tips from Choice Home Care for communicating clearly. #1 Think about Your Surroundings For many of our seniors, background noise from […]

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Physical Activity Benefits for Dementia Patients

Adding more physical activity to your routine can significantly improve your quality of life, especially as a patient with dementia. Activities that increase your heart rate and encourage you to take in more oxygen can provide your body with many benefits. Learn more with Choice Home Care in Birmingham, AL. Stay Strong Against Stroke Through […]

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in-home care

3 Tips for Caregivers of Loved Ones

Taking on a the care of a loved one can take a toll on your emotional health and personal finances. However, it is all for good cause. So how can you stay positive and maintain your quality of life (as well as improve the quality of life of your loved one)? Follow these three simple […]

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long distance caregiving

How to Handle Long Distance Caregiving

When you live far away from a parent, grandparent, or loved one who needs your care, it can certainly be worrisome, especially if your loved one resists home care. However, long distance caregiving is not impossible. Simply being there for your loved one is the right place to start. Choice Home Care in Birmingham, AL, […]

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Dietary Suggestions for a Healthy Lifestyle

At any age, eating well and keeping fit are important. However, as we age, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is even more crucial. Learn more about changes you and your loved ones can make to help improve your diet with Choice Home Care in Birmingham, AL. Stay Hydrated It’s no secret that drinking water is important, […]

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What to Do If Your Loved One Resists Home Care

Families are about sticking together when things get rough. So when a loved one is injured, ill, or elderly and requires some level of care, family members need to participate in getting their loved one needed help. In terms of elderly loved ones like parents or other relatives, this can be a hard sell. Many […]

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5 Stimulating Activities for Alzheimer’s Patients

Slowly but surely, we’re beginning to gain a better understanding of what causes Alzheimer’s Disease and what can be done to slow the progression of this degenerative disorder. Every patient is different, and the disease progresses at different rates, but new studies are showing that certain activities can help many Alzheimer’s patients to delay the […]

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5 Factors to Consider When Moving Elderly Parents Into Your Home

Although many cultures throughout the world make it a practice to care for elderly parents in the home, Americans tend to place a higher priority on the nuclear family than the care of extended relatives. That said, the recent recession has brought about many changes in the way adults are approaching their finances and finding […]

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What Are the Different Stages of Dementia?

It’s not uncommon for people to joke about someone suffering from dementia when they can’t find their keys or the TV remote. Unfortunately, it is estimated that over five million people have now been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease, and that number is forecast to triple by the year 2025. That doesn’t even include all of the […]

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What to Expect as You Recover from a Stroke

Heart attacks and strokes afflict millions of people around the world, but you never expect it to happen to you. Many Americans today are at special risk of a stroke due in part to poor diet and lifestyle choices. If a loved one recently suffered a stroke, it’s a good idea to understand the recovery process and […]

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