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By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on January 19, 2017

Many seniors struggle with a low self-esteem as they realize that they may never be able to do the things that they once were able to enjoy. Therefore, it is important for McKinney home care providers to help them build their self-esteem on a regular basis. Ask Them for Advice…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on January 12, 2017

Retiring involves making the transition between working and living leisurely. However, unless seniors use caution, spending their retirement funds may soon lead to financial crisis. There are several common mistakes that retirees must avoid, but Allen live-in care professionals believe the following mistakes are the most common.  Lacking a Budget…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on January 5, 2017

Spearmint is a member of the mint family that is indigenous to Europe and parts of Asia. While the most common place that people in America see spearmint is in chewing gum, there are many ways that this mint can be incorporated into your loved one’s diet. It is great…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on December 29, 2016

Many seniors complain about their knees hurting due to arthritis pain. A great way for live-in and Allen home care professionals to help seniors avoid this problem is by encouraging them to do knee exercises. In addition to stopping knee pain, these exercises can help build lean muscle mass, reduce…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on December 22, 2016

When outdoor temperatures start dropping, the cases of annual cold viruses rise. Along with using good hand-washing techniques and disinfecting commonly touched surfaces, doctors and McKinney home care professionals offer helpful some tips on preventing common colds. As seniors are more susceptible to serious illnesses, a few preventative measures help…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on December 15, 2016

Seniors with dementia can enjoy New Year’s Eve festivities if their Allen dementia caregivers put in a little time and thought into creating activities that the senior will enjoy. Make sure to focus on the individual’s abilities and rather than what they incapable of doing anymore. Choose activities that are…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on December 8, 2016

Many seniors have drawn inspiration to keep working until very late in life from comedians they have seen on television, stage and the big screen. Additionally, many McKinney home care professionals believe that seniors benefit emotionally from laughter. If your senior needs a little inspiration to keep active, then share…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on November 24, 2016

Many Allen dementia caregivers find the task to be extremely frustrating at times. Since scientists do not have a cure to stop this debilitating disease, many caregivers are left with negative thoughts that only fuel their frustrations. These thoughts can ruin the way that the caregiver views themselves, their loved…

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on November 17, 2016

Caring for an incontinent senior can be one of the most challenging things that a family member or McKinney home care provider may have to do during their lives. It is often uncomfortable for both the senior and the caregiver. The following advice may help make things a little easier….

By Matthew Princiotto, 9:00 am on November 10, 2016

While you may have to do all the Thanksgiving cooking this year, allowing a senior to make a festive Thanksgiving centerpiece may be a great addition to your feast. Scientists know arts and crafts help stop depression, boosts mental agility and keeps stress at bay. Allen, TX, home care providers…