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By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on December 15, 2015

Staying active is important all throughout life. Routine exercise promotes good blood flow, regulates blood pressure, builds bone mass and density, and much more. It also helps aging adults maintain an acceptable range of motion, good balance, and motor control. For seniors with limited mobility, regular exercise is especially vital….

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on December 8, 2015

In-home care is becoming more popular as studies reveal how much aging in place can increase a senior’s quality of life and longevity. Today’s seniors are also living longer and stronger than those in previous generations due to modern technology and medicines. What this can mean for many families is…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on November 24, 2015

An Alzheimer’s diagnosis can be frightening, and it is one of the biggest fears seniors and their families face. However, families providing Alzheimer’s home care Fort Myers seniors benefit from should know not everything they hear about the disease is necessarily true or accurate. Here are some of the most…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on November 17, 2015

Once you’ve completed a hearty Thanksgiving meal with your family, what could be a better way to spend time with your senior loved one than watching a movie or two together? Experts on senior home care Fort Myers families appreciate suggest these 4 Thanksgiving-themed movies for a wonderful holiday bonding…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on November 10, 2015

Getting out of debt can be difficult for the elderly, and it usually requires a combination of creativity and objectivity to achieve this goal. Here are some solutions your senior loved one may want to consider, brought to you by the staff at Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on November 3, 2015

Diabetes is a medical condition that affects the production and use of insulin in the body, and there are two types of this condition. The causes, development, and treatment are all different for type 1 and type 2. Fort Myers elderly care experts recommend knowing the differences should your senior loved…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on October 27, 2015

Estate planning is something that should be taken care of well ahead of any life-altering illness or injury occurring. Sometimes, this type of planning requires gentle reminders to ensure seniors aren’t putting things off to their own detriment. The Fort Myers elder care experts at Home Care Assistance suggest several…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on October 20, 2015

Making new friends can be a challenge at any age, but it can often be more difficult after retirement. However, finding ways to stay social can help promote your senior loved one’s mental and emotional wellbeing. Here are some easy ways your loved one can form new bonds of friendship,…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on October 13, 2015

Rheumatoid arthritis is a chronic autoimmune disorder that causes inflammation in the joints, which occurs when the immune system targets the body’s healthy tissues by mistake and attacks them. If you think your senior loved one has developed this form of arthritis, the Fort Myers senior care experts at Home…

By Monica Cordero, 9:00 am on October 6, 2015

If your loved one has been diagnosed with dementia, getting together with a large family group can be difficult to manage, even if he or she is looking forward to the event. However, taking a few preparatory measures can help increase your loved one’s safety in such an environment. The…