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EARLY SYMPTOMS OF DEMENTIA IN SENIORS, PART TWO

Date Published: July 15th, 2016 Date Modified: July 22nd, 2016 9:39 pm If you’ve noticed considerable memory loss or personality changes in an elderly loved one, they could be suffering from early symptoms of dementia. In part two of this series, we’ll review the different types of dementia, as well as what you should do […]

EARLY SYMPTOMS OF DEMENTIA IN SENIORS, PART ONE

Date Published: July 5th, 2016 Date Modified: July 22nd, 2016 9:42 pm If you’ve noticed considerable memory loss or personality changes in an elderly loved one, they could be suffering from early symptoms of dementia. While certain types of dementia can be treated, and even reversed if caught in time, the first step to early […]

WARNING SIGNS FOR HEAT EXHAUSTION

Date Published: June 28th, 2016 Date Modified: June 28th, 2016 7:38 pm Summer is finally here, and with it comes the long days and higher temps that many people love. While enjoying your fun in the sun, it is important to learn to recognize the warning signs of heat exhaustion. One of the benefits to […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF STAYING FIT

Date Published: May 30th, 2016 Date Modified: May 26th, 2016 9:24 pm As you grow older, it is important to maintain a continued focus on your physical health. This is much easier if you have led a healthy life, but it is important to realize that it is never too late to pursue a healthy […]

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR SENIORS

Date Published: May 26th, 2016 Date Modified: May 26th, 2016 9:19 pm Spending time outdoors is important for seniors. It helps them to stay active, and the sunshine and fresh air is nice too. Here are a few different outdoor activities for seniors to try out this summer. WALKS Going on a daily walk is […]

TIPS TO HELP SENIORS IMPROVE THEIR BALANCE, PART TWO

Date Published: April 24th, 2016 Date Modified: April 18th, 2016 8:56 pm As home health care specialists in Charlotte, we know the danger of falling is one that many seniors face every day. That is why we believe it is important to make maintaining and improving your balance a priority in your day to day […]

TIPS TO HELP SENIORS IMPROVE THEIR BALANCE

Date Published: April 18th, 2016 Falling is one of the leading causes of injury for the elderly in the United States. Falling becomes more common for many people as they age, and each fall carries a higher risk than the last. Your body may no longer be able to withstand the same level of impact […]

HAVING SURGERY? IN-HOME CARE CAN HELP SPEED UP RECOVERY

March 29th, 2016 Date Modified: April 1st, 2016 9:11 pm As we age, certain organs, muscles, and systems in our bodies start to break down. These failures aren’t necessarily linked to disease or illness, sometimes it’s just what happens when humans reach their seventh, eighth, and ninth decades of life. Many times, all that’s needed […]

BENEFITS OF IN-HOME CARE FOR ALZHEIMER’S PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES

Date Published: March 27th, 2016 Date Modified: April 1st, 2016 9:06 pm According to the Alzheimer’s Association, an estimated 5.4 million Americans of all ages have Alzheimer’s disease in 2016. Of this group, a nearly 5.2 million are over the age of 65, which means they can be dealing with other physical ailments and the […]

SENIORS AREN’T THE ONLY ONES WHO NEED IN-HOME CARE

Date Published: March 25th, 2016 Date Modified: April 1st, 2016 8:56 pm Although providing quality home care for seniors in Charlotte is the lifeblood of what we do at Carepoint, the elderly aren’t the only one who can benefit from our in-home services. There are many other instances that clients come to us seeking both […]