Tag: warning signs

18 May

Dallas Home Care Advice | Watching for Strokes in the Blink of an Eye

As our population ages, the healthcare community is placing more attention on conditions like strokes. There are two types of strokes: hemorrhagic (bleeding in the brain) and ischemic (blockage in the brain). Ischemic strokes are the most common ones, usually caused by blood clots that block the flow of blood to parts of the brain. […]

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16 Mar

Can You Tell if Your Loved One Is Losing His Vision?

Talking about health issues is hard for some seniors – they may think of their health issues as private, or they may fear that if they admit to having problems, they’ll lose their cherished independence. The same is true for vision loss. A loved one who is having difficulty seeing may do his best to […]

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18 May

Every Senior’s Home Should Be Checked for These 5 Kitchen Danger Warning Signs

If Grandma has always been known for her famous apple pie and her amazing lump-free gravy, the kitchen can be your first clue when something may be amiss in her life. Taking a quick inventory, from fridge to cabinets to oven, can reveal warning signs that it may be time to bring in some help. […]

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13 Dec

Home for the Holidays: How to Recognize Warning Signs that Care is Needed

Getting together with older loved ones in the Dallas and Denton areas this holiday season? It may be a good time to take stock of how an elderly loved one is doing and to see if there may be warning signs that care is needed in the home. As families come together for the holidays, […]

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19 Aug

Warning Signs: Typical Age-Related Behavior or Alzheimer’s Symptoms?

Sometimes people won’t admit they need help to stay at home, and others may be unaware they need extra help in order to maintain a healthy and safe home environment. Knowing and watching for signs that could indicate extra assistance is needed may well fall on others: family, friends or advisers. Back in February, we […]

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18 Feb

Recognizing the Signs and Protecting Against Elder Fraud

Who would take advantage of a sweet older woman? Unfortunately a lot of people. Seniors are vulnerable to fraud from people who, while seemingly well intentioned, are out to make a quick buck. In fact, elder fraud costs older adults more than $2.6 billion per year Recognizing elder fraud red flags can help you protect […]

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11 Feb

Warning Signs that Care is Needed: Money Problems

No one likes to talk about money. It’s a very personal issue, and everyone has the right to spend their money how they see fit, even if they make some mistakes with it. However, when someone’s finances get off track, it can often be embarrassing and cause the person to hide money-related problems from their […]

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04 Feb

The Telltale Signs that Care is Needed

Admitting the need for help at home is difficult, especially for highly independent seniors. Because of this, family members, neighbors, and loved ones may not be aware that it is time for some extra help to maintain a healthy and safe home environment. Knowing and watching for signs that could indicate extra assistance is needed […]

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