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How the Elderly Benefit from Home Care in El Paso County, CO
How the Elderly Benefit from Home Care in El Paso County, CO
By Mark Silvanic, 9:00 am on October 23, 2015

If your elderly loved one doesn’t require extensive medical care, home is the ideal location for him or her to thrive, and  Colorado Springs home care providers like Home Care Assistance offer as-needed care for seniors in the comfort of home. Being at home with familiar surroundings can improve emotional, psychological and physical health and allows your loved one to age with dignity and respect. Here are some additional benefits for seniors who receive at-home care. Independence Almost 90 percent of elderly people prefer to stay in their own home….

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Potential Factors That Cause Alzheimer's Disease in Colorado Springs, CO
Potential Factors That Cause Alzheimer's Disease in Colorado Springs, CO
By Mark Silvanic, 9:00 am on October 16, 2015

Healthcare providers and researchers categorize Alzheimer’s as a progressive disease that gradually deteriorates all aspects of an individual’s mental and physical health due to the deterioration of brain cells. The factors contributing to the development of the disease are complex and varied, but Colorado Springs Home Care Assistance hopes the following information will provide insight for family members and their senior loved ones. Genetics Researchers have identified genes that put individuals at a greater risk for developing Alzheimer’s. The APOE-e4 gene is related to the beta-amyloid protein development that contributes…

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What to Ask a Potential Home Care Provider in Colorado Springs, CO
What to Ask a Potential Home Care Provider in Colorado Springs, CO
By Mark Silvanic, 9:00 am on October 9, 2015

Convincing your elderly loved one that he or she should allow someone to come into his or her home to assist with daily activities can be unpleasant. Your loved one may resist and state that he or she is more than capable of caring for himself or herself. It is understandable that your loved one wants to remain independent. However, there are a few ways to approach the subject delicately and with pleasant results. Tread Lightly First, approach the subject lightly. Tell your loved one that there are things you…

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