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10 Books Caregivers Need To Read

August 15th, 2018 (No Comments)

A survey conducted by the National Alliance for Caregiving, in tandem with AARP, discovered that there are nearly 70 million caregivers in the US who are obliged to provide some kind of care for least one individual who is disabled, ill, or elderly. Of course, not all of these are professional caregivers like those at […]

Practical Tips For Finding The Right Doctor For Your Aging Parent

August 15th, 2018 (No Comments)

Most people who are young and healthy don’t think it’s much of an issue to find a new doctor when that becomes necessary. However, if you have an aging parent who has been under the care of a particular doctor for years and possibly even decades, it can be a very difficult thing to accomplish. […]

Preventing Boredom: Out-of-the-Box Ideas to Engage Your Loved One 

July 10th, 2018 (No Comments)

The activities you share with your senior loved one during visits or when you’re home from work, can have a tremendous effect on her quality of life and general outlook, so it’s really important that these times are maximized and enjoyed to the fullest. Even if it is not readily observable, the impact of shared […]

Signs Your Loved One Needs Home Health Care 

July 10th, 2018 (No Comments)

It is almost always a difficult decision to face when you begin to notice signs that your Arizona senior loved one may need AZ home health care, because he/she is not completely safe alone while you go to work every day. This is a very common scenario in our society today, and you should not […]

20 Caregiver Quotes That Will Inspire You

June 10th, 2018 (No Comments)

Caring for others is thought to be at the very summit of human emotion, and why the practice of caring elevates each of us to a place above our ordinary existence. While caring for a loved one is rewarding and life-affirming, it can also be a trying time. Sometimes we need a little inspiration to get […]

What to do When Seniors Stop Eating

June 10th, 2018 (No Comments)

Given that this month is ‘National Fresh Fruits and Vegetables Month’, it’s a great time to be a little bit more aware of what your elderly loved ones are including in their daily diets, and whether those things are conducive to good senior health. It’s also good to be aware of how fresh the foods […]

Dealing with Dementia: Do’s and Don’ts

May 14th, 2018 (No Comments)

Dementia is a condition which affects a person’s ability to remember things, to communicate effectively, and even to think normally, and as you might expect, that can have an enormous impact on daily life. One of the most common causes of dementia is Alzheimer’s Disease, which afflicts seniors in greater numbers than any other demographic. […]

10 Tips to Help Seniors Beat the Summer Heat

May 14th, 2018 (No Comments)

With the intense heat of the Phoenix, Arizona summer right around the corner, many area seniors will be more at risk for heat stroke and heat exposure, as rising temperatures begin to pose a potential health risk. When temperatures begin soaring past 110 degrees Fahrenheit, seniors’ bodies simply don’t adjust very well to the higher […]

Use This Handy Checklist to Find the Right Caregiver for your Loved One

April 13th, 2018 (No Comments)

Most people are aware that the overall population of the U.S. is aging, and that more and more elderly people require partial or full-time care, just to carry out the basic daily necessities of living. The professionals at MD Home Health, as well as Arizona health care workers throughout the state, urge you to take […]

The Best Spring-time Activities in the Phoenix Area

April 13th, 2018 (No Comments)

As much as you’ve been looking forward to springtime, there might be an elderly loved one in the family who is even more anxious for the arrival of the season. Of course, Phoenix-area residents aren’t usually obliged to hibernate through winter as people in the Northeast might, but the refreshing cooler atmosphere of spring is […]