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Seniors Can Quit Smoking — And It’s Never Too Late to Benefit

There’s no sugar-coating it: smoking cessation is an uphill battle. In surveys of older smokers, as many as half say that…

Elmhurst Memorial Home Health, Hospice services join Residential Home Health

Elmhurst Memorial Home Health and Elmhurst Memorial Hospice have become part of Residential Home Health, ranked among the leading home…

5 Signs You Need to Consider Home Health Care for Your Loved One

Home health care can be very beneficial for your loved one, but how do you decide when it’s time to…

Giving Patients the Tools They Need to Stay Out of the Hospital and In Control

Did you know that the oldest person to climb Mount Everest was eighty? That a sixty-seven-year-old once rowed across the…

Bathing Tips for Older Adults with Dementia

Caring for an elderly parent or spouse with dementia requires flexibility and sometimes changes the way you do things.  Even…

See How Easily You Can Improve Incontinence with Hydration

There are many causes of urinary incontinence, a condition which tends to occur as the bladder muscle weakens and…

8 Simple Ways for Caregivers to Promote Healthy Hydration in Seniors

Though hydration is important for healthy living at any age, seniors are at greater risk of dehydration due to physical…

Parkinson’s Disease Awareness in April!

Parkinson’s disease is a movement disorder that is chronic and progressive. Nearly one million Americans are living with Parkinson’s. Approximately…

6 Healthy Meal Planning Tips for Caregivers

Coordinating healthy menu options that address the nuances around a loved one’s specific health concerns can be challenging for caregivers….

Prescription costs for Medicare recipients down

Seniors who are on Medicare may have found that their prescription costs have dwindled in recent years.