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June 16, 2022

How Dementia Risk and Exercise Are Linked

Over the years, many studies have shown a link between exercise and dementia risk for seniors. In fact, a recent study of nearly seventeen thousand older people in the US and Australia found a link between walking speed and dementia risk.

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April 29, 2022

How Senior Villages Are Improving the Aging Experience

For many seniors around the country, getting older these days can feel like an isolating and difficult journey. Isolated and lonely seniors are more likely to live alone, lose friends and family, suffer from chronic illness, or have hearing loss.

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February 28, 2022

The Importance of Heart Health for Seniors 

Maintaining a strong and healthy heart can bring so many incredible benefits to seniors and older adults. Our hearts help deliver blood throughout the body and can beat millions of times over the course of our lives.

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January 6, 2022

2022 Trends in Senior Care Technology

Over the last few years, we’ve seen plenty of incredible ways in which technology has impacted our lives. The COVID-19 pandemic accelerated the adoption of many new digital innovations as people looked to stay safe and socially distant.

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December 2, 2021

Supporting a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Caring for a family member or loved one with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be a challenge. This disease is a neurological one that impacts movement and sometimes cognition.

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October 4, 2021

Supporting Seniors During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is upon us and that means it is once again National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Millions of people across the country work together this month to help build awareness for this disease and support cancer survivors.

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August 31, 2021

Understanding Medicare and Home Health Care Needs

These days, finding great home healthcare support can be tough. Demand is high and the number of trained caregivers is unfortunately too low to serve everyone who needs assistance.

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June 29, 2021

How Rose’s Agency Takes Care of You: Part Two

We love using our years of expertise to make life a little easier for aging seniors and their families. By working with our trained caregivers, these relatives gain much needed peace of mind in knowing that their loved one is receiving the best care possible.

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May 10, 2021

Here’s Why You Should Still Get Vaccinated

After a year of struggles and social distancing, we finally have access to reliable vaccines to fight back against the COVID-19 pandemic. 

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March 24, 2021

Understanding Caregiver Duties & Responsibilities

Families with aging loved ones often need help managing their daily care needs. A professional caregiver can be of great assistance in helping seniors and their loved ones live a safer and higher quality life.

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February 11, 2021

Why Self-Care is So Important for Caregivers 

Being a caregiver for someone is an important yet sometimes stressful role to play. Caregiving can be physically, mentally, and emotionally taxing over time so it is essential that caregivers practice self-care regularly.

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January 4, 2021

How Spirituality Can Improve Aging & Longevity 

As people age and get closer to the end of their lives, it is natural to embrace spirituality and religion more. But did you know that living a spiritual life can actually increase both the quantity and quality of life for human beings?

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December 18, 2020

How Seniors Can Build Good Sleeping Habits

For seniors, getting a good night’s sleep can sometimes get a little tricky. As we get older, our bodies change in ways that make it more difficult to get proper rest.

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September 4, 2020

The Incredible Benefits of Sound Therapy for Seniors

No matter your age, listening to your favorite songs is one of the greatest joys of life. Music can uplift us when we're feeling low, calm us when we're angry, and motivate us when we need to focus.

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August 4, 2020

How to Eat Your Way to a Long life

These days, people around the world are living longer than ever before. On the surface that sounds like amazing news, but a long life requires good nutrition to maintain a happy, high-quality life. 

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May 26, 2022

Great Exercises that Improve Senior Health

For seniors looking to improve their health and well-being, staying active can make a world of difference. By incorporating exercise and physical activity into their regular routine, seniors can reap countless benefits in both their mental and physical health.

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April 19, 2022

The Blue Zones: Where Longevity Thrives 

Did you know that there are certain areas of the world where people live exceptionally long and healthy lives? These places are known as the world’s “blue zones” and consistently have the highest rates of centenarians in the world.

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February 7, 2022

Helpful Tips for Seniors Going Through Dialysis

Dialysis can be stressful for aging adults and take a toll on their mental and physical health. Although dialysis is a lifesaving treatment, it does require that seniors go to hospitals or dialysis centers to have their blood filtered. 

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January 4, 2022

Tips for Visiting Aging Parents Over the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time to reconnect with loved ones and schedule some in-person quality time together. This is especially true for those of us with aging parents that we aren’t able to see on a regular basis.

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November 9, 2021

Celebrating National Family Caregivers Month

Every November people around the country celebrate National Family Caregivers Month (NFCM). It is a great time to give thanks and respect to the many family caregivers in our communities.

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October 4, 2021

How Seniors Can Manage Diabetes Effectively

Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of this disease that develops in seniors and older adults. Thankfully, there are many great steps that can be taken to either manage diabetes or prevent it altogether.

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August 11, 2021

Why It Can Be So Hard to Find a Caregiver 

From providing much-needed companionship to helping with tasks around the house, a dedicated caregiver can come to mean the world to those they care for.

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June 23, 2021

How Rose’s Agency Takes Care of You: Part One 

Our team has been providing care for over thirty years so we know what it takes to provide quality service and communication to our clients.

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April 19, 2021

The Incredible Benefits of Cognitive Stimulation

Our cognitive health is an important component of our overall brain function. Our cognitive abilities allow us to clearly think, learn new things, and remember important information.

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March 12, 2021

Helping Dementia Patients Accept Outside Care

The emergence of dementia in a loved one can lead to challenging situations and difficult conversations about getting proper care.

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January 26, 2021

A Healthy Start to 2021 for Seniors

The COVID-19 pandemic changed everybody’s lives and forced us to adapt to new routines. Seniors in particular had to adjust to the new reality and faced some difficulties doing so.

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December 18, 2020

How Seniors Can Improve Brain Health

As we grow older, it becomes more important to pay attention to our brain health and functional memory. Studies have shown that the human brain can function at a very high level even in the later stages of life. 

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December 17, 2020

How Robots Will Change Caregiving Forever

The idea of robot caregivers may seem like a distant reality but it is actually closer than you may think. With aging populations growing steadily every year, there are concerns of caregiver shortages deepening as time goes on. 

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September 2, 2020

Why Seniors Are Turning to CBD Relief

CBD based products have been gaining popularity among seniors all over the country. But what exactly is CBD and why are seniors so interested?

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May 17, 2022

Understanding Osteoporosis for Seniors

Many organizations around the U.S work hard during this month to build awareness around Osteoporosis risk factors, symptoms, and ways to prevent it from occurring.

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March 29, 2022

Different Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Getting diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease can be overwhelming and scary. Alzheimer’s is the most common cause of dementia, which entails a progressive loss of memory and other important mental functions.

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January 28, 2022

Understanding Seniors and Thyroid Disease

This time is meant to call attention to the thyroid gland and the many health problems people around the world may face with it. Thyroid problems often impact seniors and make it harder for them to live their best lives.

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December 14, 2021

Supporting a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Caring for a family member or loved one with Parkinson’s disease (PD) can be a challenge. This disease is a neurological one that impacts movement and sometimes cognition.

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November 1, 2021

How Seniors Can Reduce Their Risk of Stroke

With healthcare and technological advances continuing too rapidly improve the quality of medical care, it’s no surprise that human beings are living longer than ever.

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September 21, 2021

How to Stay Strong & Independent As You Age

Staying independent in old age is an important goal for seniors looking to maintain their quality of life.

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June 29, 2021

The Problem with Too Many Prescriptions

Unfortunately, there is such a thing as taking too much medication, also known as polypharmacy. This is an especially pressing concern for seniors and elderly individuals who metabolize medicine differently as they age.

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May 26, 2021

How to Create a Strong Relationship with Your Caregiver

For seniors looking for daily assistance, a great caregiver can prove to be invaluable. Simple errands and personal care get harder with time and a qualified home caregiver can step in for much needed support.

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April 9, 2021

How to Properly Transfer an Aging Loved One

Taking care of elderly loved ones can be challenging in many ways. It requires a mental and physical commitment to improving another person’s well-being.

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February 23, 2021

How to Help Seniors Accept Caregiver Support

For some aging seniors, it can be difficult to accept the presence of a caregiver in their daily lives. Trained care providers are brought in to improve an aging person’s quality of life but can sometimes face rejection by those they care for.

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January 14, 2021

How to Get Vaccinated in Los Angeles County 

Now that the COVID-19 vaccine is here, you may have lots of questions about it. For example, you may be wondering whether the vaccine is safe or effective. 

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December 18, 2020

Community Villages Help Seniors Fight Loneliness

Seniors often struggle with loneliness and social isolation in the late stages of their lives. Common factors such as  losing loved ones and medical problems can make elders feel more disconnected from the people around them. 

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September 30, 2020

Great Exercises That Keep Seniors Strong and Healthy 

Staying active as we age is one of the best ways to stay strong and healthy through the later stages of life.

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August 20, 2020

6 Great Ways to Minimize Arthritis Symptoms

\Although arthritis may not be completely preventable, there are so many great ways to reduce pain and improve your quality of life.