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Tips to Increase Stroke Recovery Chances in Sydney, NSW
Tips to Increase Stroke Recovery Chances in Sydney, NSW
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on July 17, 2019

For stroke survivors, the duration of rehabilitation typically depends on the severity of the stroke. However, there are steps seniors and their carers can take to speed up the recovery process. Once complete, ageing adults can regain their independence and maintain a better quality of life. Learn how you can help your ageing loved one recover from a stroke quickly….

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Tips to Care for an Elderly Parent with Parkinson’s in Sydney, NSW
Tips to Care for an Elderly Parent with Parkinson’s in Sydney, NSW
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on July 3, 2019

Parkinson’s is a progressive disease that may eventually require receiving help. If you’re taking on the role as your senior loved one’s carer, it’s normal to feel overwhelmed. Being a carer can have many challenges and rewards. Use these tips to help you as you care for your loved one. 1. Get Organised Most seniors with Parkinson’s disease visit several…

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By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 23, 2019

Creating a bucket list is a great way for seniors to set goals and work to achieve them. While providing home care, Sydney East, NSW, caregivers should encourage their loved ones to prepare such a list and recommend these 10 simple and healthy activities. 1. Be a Tourist in the City Regardless of where they live, there may be many…

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Causes of Caregiver Burnout in 2019
Causes of Caregiver Burnout in 2019
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 21, 2019

Caregivers may experience burnout throughout their time caring for an elderly family member. Caregiver burnout is mental, physical, and emotional exhaustion that may also come with a change in attitude. Burnout often occurs when caregivers overwork themselves or don’t receive proper help when caring for a senior loved one. Here are 5 of the top causes of caregiver burnout. 1….

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Respite Care Services in Sydney, NSW
Respite Care Services in Sydney, NSW
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 19, 2019

Family carers should never take on the role without getting assistance, even if the help comes from people other than their family members and close friends. Respite care is a safe option that provides relief to carers. Here’s what you need to know about respite care and the benefits it offers to families who are caring for an ageing loved…

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Liver Disease Signs and Symptoms 2019
Liver Disease Signs and Symptoms 2019
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 18, 2019

There are dozens of known liver diseases that often have similar effects on the body. Some of the most common conditions that affect the liver include hepatitis and cirrhosis. Nevertheless, only a comprehensive liver function test can precisely reveal any problems with this vital organ. Here are a few common symptoms Sydney East, NSW, live-in caregivers need to look for….

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Communications with Far-away seniors in Sydney East
Communications with Far-away seniors in Sydney East
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 17, 2019

While you may wish that you lived closer to your senior loved one, there are ways that Sydney East elderly care professionals recommend for you both to stay connected. It requires some creativity on your part, but the rewards are very worthwhile. Here are a few ideas to get you started.  Host a Conference Party If everyone cannot be present…

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Distraction for Senior with Dementia in 2019
Distraction for Senior with Dementia in 2019
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 14, 2019

Distractions can be used by dementia caregivers in Sydney East West to refocus the attention of seniors with dementia. After trying to find out why the senior may be acting in a negative way, distractions can be used to promote positive behavior. Below are a handful of the most effective distraction techniques used by dementia caregivers. Start a New Activity…

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Common Lung Illnesses Among the Elderly in 2019
Common Lung Illnesses Among the Elderly in 2019
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 13, 2019

Over 14 percent of all seniors will be diagnosed with some type of lung ailment, many of whom will require Sydney East in-home care to manage it. As the population continues to age, this number will likely rise. There are many different types of lung diseases that seniors may be diagnosed with and the treatment is different for each one. …

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Food and Beverages that Help Prevent The Flu in Sydney East
Food and Beverages that Help Prevent The Flu in Sydney East
By Samantha Cochineas, 9:00 am on June 12, 2019

Eating a well-balanced diet is a great way for a senior to keep his or her body functioning optimally. There are many foods and drinks seniors can consume to help strengthen the immune system and prevent the flu. Sydney East elder care professionals have identified 7 foods and drinks to include in your loved one’s diet during flu season. 1….

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