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2019 | Page 5 of 5 | Generations Home Care
Arizona Veterans Care
According to the Census Bureau, there are 18.2 million veterans living in the United State today — 50% of which are over 65. As we discussed in our last post, many aging veterans suffer from conditions that make certain daily activities difficult. As a result, they require help from caregivers — often unpaid family members […]
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Veteran Caregivers
Caregivers play a critical role in our country’s health care system. A 2015 study commissioned by the AARP found that approximately 34.2 million Americans had provided unpaid care for an adult age 50 or older in the previous 12 months. These unpaid workers often provide help with the non-medical tasks of daily living like dressing, […]
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Arizona Senior Heart Month
According to the Centers for Disease Control, heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. An estimated 610,000 people die of heart disease every year, which accounts for 1 in 4 total deaths nationwide. To make matters worse, “nearly 1 in 3 adults in the United […]
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help at home
It’s never easy watching our parents age. We begin our lives believing they can do anything, then, slowly, things change and we realize they’re frail humans just like everyone else. As they grow older, their limitation become greater and greater until they can no longer live entirely on their own. Five Signs Your Parents Need […]
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cold arizona snow
Now that winter’s officially arrived, it’s time to check in on our older loved ones to make sure they’re prepared for the colder weather. Because of the physical changes that come with aging, seniors are at a much higher risk for health-related complications due to chilly temperatures. However, they may also be less likely to […]
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Arizona caregiving Pet
If you’ve ever owned a dog or a cat, you understand how much joy they bring to daily life. But for seniors, these companion animals can do so much more. Companionship Loneliness is a growing problem among American seniors. According to the most recent census figures, 28% of Americans over the age of 65 lived […]
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BOLD
On December 31st, 2018, President Trump signed the Building Our Largest Dementia Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act — or the BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act — into law. In a rare act of bipartisanship, the bill had passed through both The U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate in the previous weeks, after having been introduced by […]
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