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7 Must-Have Home Modifications for Seniors Aging in Place

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Some of the modifications that assist seniors in avoiding falls and other situations that jeopardize their safety are low-cost or easy do-it-yourself tasks. Changing some features of your house to make some everyday activities easier will help seniors keep their independence for a longer period of time. Here are a few of the most typical house modifications for those who want to age in place.

6 Routine Habits That Help Seniors Stay Healthy

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As we age, our bodies continue to change. Healthy habits lead to healthy aging, and it’s never too late to start!  Good habits can make a huge difference in staying healthy and independent throughout your golden years. Keep in mind, you don’t need to change everything at once.  Making simple adjustments to your everyday routine can have a big influence on your health and happiness! Whether you are a senior or are caring for an elderly loved one, following these 6 tips can help you get started: Make Healthy Food Choices  Diet may influence every aspect of your body, yet…

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8 Ways to Boost Brain Health & Improve Memory

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As we age, it is important to take care of both our brains and our bodies. Though the majority of seniors have good mental health, many of them are at risk of developing neurological and mental health disorders, including dementia and depression. The good news is that regardless of your age, there are proactive steps you can take to keep your brain healthy and reduce your risk of developing dementia, depression, or other mental conditions. Here are eight ways you can keep up your mental fitness: Download the infographic here: With the team at Thrive USA Homecare, we can provide…

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Understanding VA Benefits for Homecare

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Many individuals are aware that the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) provides comprehensive health care benefits to veterans (VHA). But did you know that in-home care is included in this basic medical coverage package? Continue reading to learn how veterans and their caregivers may benefit from the VA’s homemaker and home health aide program. With our Veteran home care services, Thrive USA Home Care can assist older adults who are US Veterans in Frederick, Montgomery, Carroll, Howard, and Baltimore Counties and the surrounding areas. Any Veteran that can receive VA health care services can qualify for the Care…

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June is World Elder Abuse Month

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In the United States, elder abuse is a hidden and rising issue. Experts estimate that 10% of older adults are victims of elder abuse, yet only a small percentage of cases are ever reported.

5 Steps to Help Manage Arthritis

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It might be difficult to perform daily tasks when you have arthritis. It can even be tough to work, participate in activities, and spend time with loved ones and friends while you are suffering from chronic pain or feeling out of control of your body. Learning how to manage your arthritis properly can benefit you physically, emotionally, and financially. While treatment plans differ from one patient to the next, there are certain lifestyle changes you can do to help you manage your arthritis better. Utilize Programs  The Arthritis Foundation’s mission is to advance “research, advocacy, and disease management support” to…

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Facts About ALS Support & In-Home Care

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ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), often known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease,” is a neuromuscular disease that starts with muscle weakening and progresses to full paralysis throughout the body. Lou Gehrig’s disease is another name for ALS, which is not to be confused with Motor Neuron Disease (MND). The muscles that control eating, swallowing, and speaking degenerate as a result of this condition. It gradually weakens the muscles that control your arms and legs, as well as the muscles that keep your body upright. Finally, it impairs the muscles that allow you to breathe on your own to the point where mechanical…

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5 Steps To Finding Trust Worthy In-Home Care

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Finding a trustworthy home health aide can be challenging and expensive. However, with the proper assistance, it is well worth every penny invested to guarantee that your loved one receives the best care possible – every day. Many seniors remain in assisted living communities, while others live on their own in their homes. Aging and sickness can cause people to become more reliant on others. If in-home nursing is something you’re interested in, you’ll need to find a provider you can depend on. This will undoubtedly require time and effort. However, it will be well worth it when you have…

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4 Benefits of Meal Prep for Seniors

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Meal prepping is the process of cooking many meals in one sitting so that they are readily accessible when a person becomes hungry. Meal preparation can theoretically be any kind of cooking, but it is typically used to cook nutritious and enjoyable meals. The person would most usually prepare three or four meals in one sitting when meal prepping, however, he or she may opt to do more or less depending on their needs and preferences. Meal planning can assist a person in losing weight, adhering to an eating schedule, or merely preparing simple and nutritious meals.  There are a…

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