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Posts by Valerie Darling, Founder, Owner

Bathing Solutions for Your Senior

Senior man washing his body with soap in bath.

You might find that as your elderly family member grows older, bathing becomes a little more complicated. Your senior might forget when he last bathed or start to believe that he doesn’t really need to bathe all that often. These solutions can help.       Consider Scheduling Bath Time Keeping a bath calendar can…

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The Importance of Preventing Metabolic Syndrome

Home Health Care in Dacula GA: Metabolic syndrome

Metabolic syndrome is a combination of other medical conditions that often happen together and make developing heart disease or type 2 diabetes more likely. The conditions that comprise metabolic syndrome are high blood sugar, elevated blood pressure, high cholesterol or triglycerides, and excess fat carried around the waistline. Unfortunately, an estimated one-third of people in…

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How Stress Can Harm Caregivers

Homecare in Lawrenceville GA: Caregiver Stress

You’re probably well aware that being a family caregiver to an older relative is stressful. Unfortunately, caregivers often experience higher levels of stress than other people do because of the challenges involved in taking care of someone with a chronic illness or disability. Watching someone you care about struggling with their health or facing the…

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Happy 99th Birthday Mrs. Bell!

Happy 99th Birthday Mrs. Bell!

The team at Home Care Matters celebrated one of our favorite long-time clients 99th birthday with a party at our offices on July 22, 2019. Mrs. Bell is not your typical 99-year young lady. She is an avid reader (reads the Atlanta newspaper every day, cover-to-cover), she feeds & watches all her birds in the back…

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3 Ways Elder Care Can Prevent Loneliness

Home Health Care in Cumming GA: Prevent Senior Loneliness

According to the National Institute on Aging, 13.8 million older adults in the United States live alone. This can lead to loneliness and social isolation. Because humans are wired to be social creatures, when seniors don’t spend enough time interacting with other people, it can lead to physical and mental health problems.     Social…

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