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Reducing Caregiver Stress During the Holidays

Reducing Caregiver Stress During the Holidays

Many people love the holidays, as it is a magical time of year. However, there is a lot of preparation that goes into ultimately enjoying the holidays with your friends and family, so some family caregivers find themselves unable to balance the preparation while continuing to provide high-quality care. If you find yourself in this position, consider our elder care…

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Healthy Lung Tips

Did you know that October is Healthy Lung Month? Many people are mindful of taking care of themselves, but lung health may not necessarily be top of mind. The National Heart, Blood and Lung Institute notes that lung diseases, excluding lung cancer, caused an estimated 235,000 deaths in 2010. When this statistic includes lung cancer, it is one of the…

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Coping Tips for Living with Chronic Pain

Coping Tips for Living with Chronic Pain

Chronic pain is ongoing and typically has ebbs and flows in intensity. Many of our elder care services in Chicago revolve around helping our clients manage their chronic pain. Here are some of the most beneficial techniques to help manage chronic pain. Deep Breathing & Meditation Techniques One way to ease pain is by ensuring your body is relaxed. It’s…

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Prostate Health for Aging Adults

As a provider of in-home care in Orland Park, Home and Hearth Caregivers is always concerned with the health of all aging adults. And in recognition of Prostate Health Awareness month, which happens every September, we want to make an extended mention of the importance of prostate health in aging adults. To that end, we’ve put together this helpful post…

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Three Tips for Alleviating Caregiver Stress

As a caregiver, it’s natural to make your needs secondary to the person you’re giving care to. But whether you’re providing in-home care in Chicago for an aging loved one or if you’re a paid professional working with several people who require care, your needs are important too. Providing in-home care in Chicago or elsewhere, while rewarding, is not easy…

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Tips for Families With A Loved One Suffering from Alzheimer’s

Tips for Families With A Loved One Suffering from Alzheimer’s

Getting older is a natural part of life, but when a loved one is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, it can be a difficult pill to swallow for the whole family. Alzheimer’s is an irreversible and progressive brain disorder that slowly chips away at memory and thinking skills. Roughly 5.5 million Americans suffer from the disease. Rely on our providers of home…

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The Importance of Nutrition and Aging Seniors

The Importance of Nutrition and Aging Seniors

Nutrition is important at any age, but especially for aging seniors who are trying to take care of themselves. One facet of our elderly home assistance in Orland Park is helping seniors get the nutrition that they need. Doing so can help keep conditions such as diabetes, arthritis or dementia at bay.  Dementia The Alzheimer’s Association notes that a diet…

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Senior-Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home Care

Senior-Assisted Living vs. Nursing Home Care

As we age, sometimes the things we want to do are harder than they used to be. If you or a loved one is considering relocating to a nursing home or senior assisted living in Chicago, take a look at the differences between the two before making your decision.  Senior-Assisted Living Senior-assisted living is a place where seniors can move…

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How to Make Fitness A Part Of Your Daily Routine

How to Make Fitness A Part Of Your Daily Routine

Making time for daily fitness is important when you age, it can help both your mental and physical well-being. It is recommended that seniors over the age of 65 exercise anywhere from 75-150 minutes per week depending on the intensity of the exercises. This would mean that you would only need to do about 10-20 minutes of exercise a day…

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May is Arthritis Awareness Month

May is Arthritis Awareness Month

Did you know that arthritis is the leading cause of disability in America? There are over 100 different types of arthritis, but only a handful are commonly talked about. In the United States alone, there are over 50 million adults and 300,000 children who are suffering from arthritis. Part of our senior assisted living services in Chicago include helping care…

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