HappyElderCare: Blog HappyElderCare: Blog https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/ Copyright by HappyElderCare en HappyElderCare Wed, 05 Oct 2022 17:53:18 -0400 6 Ways To Prevent Injuries In Older Adults Senior adults are at increased risk for injury because their bones are more brittle, and ligaments and tendons aren't as elastic. And their reaction time isn't as fast. Plus, other factors like frailty, vision problems, balance difficulties, and a decline in strength put older adults at even greater risk of falling. They are also prone]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/6-ways-to-prevent-injuries-in-older-adults/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/6-ways-to-prevent-injuries-in-older-adults/ Editor Mon, 03 Oct 2022 23:37:08 -0400 What exactly is Medicare, and how do US citizens benefit from it? Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-exactly-is-medicare-and-how-do-us-citizens-benefit-from-it/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-exactly-is-medicare-and-how-do-us-citizens-benefit-from-it/ Editor Thu, 29 Sep 2022 23:23:18 -0400 How to Support Your Loved One Who's Showing Early Signs of Cognitive Changes Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-support-your-loved-one-whos-showing-early-signs-of-cognitive-changes/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-support-your-loved-one-whos-showing-early-signs-of-cognitive-changes/ Editor Thu, 29 Sep 2022 06:30:00 -0400 What Everyone Needs to Know About Caring for the Elderly Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-everyone-needs-to-know-about-caring-for-the-elderly/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-everyone-needs-to-know-about-caring-for-the-elderly/ Editor Tue, 27 Sep 2022 23:44:44 -0400 How To Ensure Senior Safety In A Nursing Home Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-ensure-senior-safety-in-a-nursing-home/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-ensure-senior-safety-in-a-nursing-home/ Editor Tue, 20 Sep 2022 00:44:16 -0400 How To Keep Your Senior Loved Ones Happy And Healthy The senior years of age 65 and older are often considered the person’s golden age. It is the period where an older adult experiences significant physical, physiological, and emotional changes in life. Their physical features will begin to age, their health will decline, and their bodies will lose strength and flexibility. Thus,]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-keep-your-senior-loved-ones-happy-and-healthy/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-keep-your-senior-loved-ones-happy-and-healthy/ Editor Mon, 19 Sep 2022 03:21:59 -0400 5 Top Memory Care Communities in California 1) Memory Care and California: A Perfect Match With its sunny weather and expansive coastline, California is the perfect place to retire. It's also a great state for those who need memory care. The state has many Memory Care facilities offering top-notch care for seniors with dementia or Alzheimer's. 2) Memory Care in California vs.]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/5-top-memory-care-communities-in-california/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/5-top-memory-care-communities-in-california/ Editor Sat, 17 Sep 2022 23:29:11 -0400 At-Home Rehabilitation Therapy For Seniors: Everything You Need To Know Aging is natural and comes with a set of changes in the body. As your senior loved ones age, their bodies will likely have limited motion range, less flexibility, and strength, more stiffening up, and an overall drop in their endurance. A weakened immune system exposes them to various health concerns like heart disease, respiratory]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/at-home-rehabilitation-therapy-for-seniors-everything-you-need-to-know/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/at-home-rehabilitation-therapy-for-seniors-everything-you-need-to-know/ Editor Fri, 16 Sep 2022 04:10:43 -0400 Anxiety vs. Depression Among Older People: Causes, Signs, And Treatment Options Depression and anxiety could be affecting older people more than you can imagine. For example, most older people living in long-term care facilities are prone to depression or anxiety disorders for various reasons. These include deterioration of physical health, loss of networks and friends, and moving to a new environment. In fact,]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/anxiety-vs-depression-among-older-people-causes-signs-and-treatment-options/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/anxiety-vs-depression-among-older-people-causes-signs-and-treatment-options/ Editor Thu, 15 Sep 2022 09:23:36 -0400 How To Choose The Right In-Home Caregiver For Your Senior Finding the right in-home caregiver for your elderly loved one is never easy. While it’s normal to feel overwhelmed or nervous, it’s crucial to make a wise decision for their sake. You want to ensure that your chosen in-home caregiver is compassionate, trustworthy, and capable of meeting your senior loved one’s unique]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-choose-the-right-in-home-caregiver-for-your-senior/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-choose-the-right-in-home-caregiver-for-your-senior/ Editor Thu, 15 Sep 2022 04:49:03 -0400 A Guide to the Different Types of Monuments Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/a-guide-to-the-different-types-of-monuments/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/a-guide-to-the-different-types-of-monuments/ Editor Sat, 10 Sep 2022 03:35:30 -0400 When to Consider Senior Assisted Living Facilities Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/when-to-consider-senior-assisted-living-facilities/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/when-to-consider-senior-assisted-living-facilities/ Editor Thu, 08 Sep 2022 05:30:29 -0400 How To Choose Rehab For Senior Citizens As our loved one's age, their needs change. And while we would like to think that we can take care of them ourselves, there may come a time when we want and need to seek professional help. If you find yourself in this position, you may wonder how to choose the right rehabilitation facility for your senior citizen. There are a few things]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-choose-rehab-for-senior-citizens/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-choose-rehab-for-senior-citizens/ Editor Mon, 05 Sep 2022 00:11:15 -0400 How to Overcome Alcohol abuse in Older Adults Do you or someone you know have a problem with alcohol abuse? Millions of older adults struggle with alcohol abuse, but there is help. This guide provides information on the causes and effects of elderly adults addiction and advice on overcoming it. You don't have to face or meet the challenge alone. With the proper support, you can]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-overcome-alcohol-abuse-in-older-adults/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-overcome-alcohol-abuse-in-older-adults/ Editor Mon, 05 Sep 2022 00:08:30 -0400 Questions to Ask Prospective Senior Living Centers Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/questions-to-ask-prospective-senior-living-centers/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/questions-to-ask-prospective-senior-living-centers/ Editor Tue, 30 Aug 2022 03:24:46 -0400 How to Plan a Vacation for Senior Citizens with Limited Mobility Today’s seniors are not your grandma and grandpa from previous generations. They’re more tech-savvy, active, and well-traveled than ever before. After all, it’s now common to see senior citizens hitting the road for road trips, booking hotels for vacation getaways, or searching for activities in their hometowns to keep]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-plan-a-vacation-for-senior-citizens-with-limited-mobility/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/how-to-plan-a-vacation-for-senior-citizens-with-limited-mobility/ Editor Fri, 01 Jul 2022 04:50:27 -0400 Why It's Important to Hire a Certified Elder Law Attorney You might find yourself needing an elder law attorney at some point in your life, but do you know why that is? Do you even know what an elder lawyer does? For those who are not familiar with the term, an elder lawyer specializes in helping older adults and their families deal with legal issues related to aging. An elder lawyer can help]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/why-its-important-to-hire-a-certified-elder-law-attorney/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/why-its-important-to-hire-a-certified-elder-law-attorney/ Editor Fri, 01 Jul 2022 04:11:35 -0400 What You Need to Know about Senior Care Medical Associates As an aging population continues to grow, so too does the demand for senior care services. With an increased number of older individuals requiring assistance with day-to-day tasks, the demand for quality caregivers has also been on the rise. To meet this increasing demand, medical institutions have begun to offer specialized services]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-you-need-to-know-about-senior-care-medical-associates/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-you-need-to-know-about-senior-care-medical-associates/ Editor Fri, 01 Jul 2022 03:58:40 -0400 Physical Needs of an Elderly Person and How to Meet Them As we age, our needs change. As a result, so do the ways in which we can best be supported and assisted. The physical needs of an elderly person are very different to those of a younger adult or even an older adult who is still working and living independently. Many people assume that elderly individuals don’t have much energy]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/physical-needs-of-an-elderly-person-and-how-to-meet-them/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/physical-needs-of-an-elderly-person-and-how-to-meet-them/ Editor Fri, 01 Jul 2022 03:48:05 -0400 What is a Memory Care Community? There are many different types of senior housing. Memory care communities offer a unique, specialized housing environment designed to meet the needs of individuals with Alzheimer’s disease or other types of memory loss. The primary goal of these communities is to provide assisted living services for those with memory loss. These]]> Uncategorized https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-is-a-memory-care-community/ https://www.happyeldercare.com/blog/what-is-a-memory-care-community/ Editor Fri, 01 Jul 2022 03:35:47 -0400