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Comfort Keepers’ Senior Care Articles & Resources

Senior Care encompasses a host of services, tasks, and duties that focus on attending to the health and wellbeing of the elderly. Senior Care services range from light assistance with simple tasks for seniors needing home help to supervised medical treatment of seniors either at their home or in elderly care facilities.

Below is a collection of articles and resources created by Comfort Keepers to provide information about Senior Care and related topics.

How to Recognize if Your Loved One is Battling Depression

While depression is a common issue among people at any age, it is the most common among seniors because they suffer from many unique challenges and changes, from losing control of their body to grieving over the loss of friends and loved ones.


Loneliness and Isolation Can Affect Senior Health

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, 11 million, or 28% of people who are aged 65 and older, now live alone. Consider these facts from the Administration on Aging:


Making Tough Choices About Elder Care

When an elderly parent encounters health problems, loss of cognitive function and increasing difficulty performing the activities of daily living, adult children find themselves faced with difficult choices.


Managing Urinary Incontinence in the Home

As seniors age, many things come into play — safety in the home and out, health conditions seniors face, the emotional ups and downs when dealing with the normal aging process, including the loss of loved ones.


Nutrition and Healthy Eating Habits: Senior Care Services

Qualities such as commitment, good judgment, and creativity may be the most important for daily activities, but also a necessary factor in each day for choosing the best eating and nutrition plan.


Physical Activity for Senior Care

As seniors age, physical activities can have not only positive physical effects, but positive cognitive effects as well.


Preparing Seniors for Natural Disasters

As the seasons change, it’s a good time to evaluate how your family is prepared for emergencies.


Preparing to Care for Aging Loved Ones

There are many joys families experience within the relationships they have with senior relatives. Grandma and Grandpa are often able to tell the best tales of times past. The memories they impart during family get-togethers, along with valuable family his


PTSD in Seniors

As most seniors age, they enjoy their retirement years and time for relaxation, but some experience psychiatric and mental health difficulties, like PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorders).


Reduce the Risk of Dehydration in Seniors

Seniors are more at risk for becoming dehydrated for many reasons. For instance, they can have imbalances in their fluid and electrolytes, or their sense of thirst can diminish due to prescribed medications.



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