Archive by category: HealthReturn
Staying active and maintaining mobility is crucial for aging adults to maintain physical health and overall emotional well-being. Read our tips on strength training, balance practice, stretching, and endurance to promote your overall health and decrease the risk of disease.
Living with diabetes can be challenging. Although home care is non-medical, there are several ways that a professional in-home caregiver can aid an aging loved one with diabetes. Read more to learn about the needs of diabetic seniors and how in-home care can help.
The new year is a symbol of a fresh start. For families with aging loved ones, the blank slate of the new year is a wonderful opportunity to reflect on the past year, re-evaluate priorities, and set intentions. At HomeSpark, our resolution every year is to help you make the best possible choice for you and your loved one.
Home Spark |
18 Jan, 2023 |
, Aging Population
, Health Risks
, Challenges of Aging
, Healthy Social Life
, Get Moving |
At HomeSpark, we understand the importance of social connection and engagement while aging. As human beings, we thrive on community and connection - no matter our stage of life. For many aging adults, this can be a challenge as they discover they can no longer perform the daily activities they once could and tend to spend more time alone.
Home Spark |
21 Nov, 2022 |
, Alzheimer's Disease
, What It Is
, Stages of Alzheimer's Disease
, How to Care for Alzheimer's
, Professional Help
, Negative Health Effects
, Professional Caregiver |
83% of caregivers in the United States are family members or friends, and nearly half of all unpaid caregivers for older adults are providing care for someone living with Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia. At HomeSpark, our certified caregivers are here to compassionately provide the additional support your family needs.
As we age, our hearts and blood vessels undergo changes. These changes may increase the risk of heart disease. While some components of heart disease are genetic, the good news is most are related to lifestyle. Simple changes in your lifestyle can help you avoid, delay, prevent and even reverse your risk. Advancements in smartphone technology can also help you manage your lifestyle and health safety.
Don't wait until there is an emergency to talk to your aging parents about accepting in-home care. HomeSpark has put together some tips on how to talk to your parents about care and knowing when it is time to initiate care.
Thanks to advancements in modern medicine, the average life expectancy has increased by more than 30 years over the last century. Physicians have extended our quantity of life but what can we do to help improve the quality of those extra years?
Cleaning may seem like an easy task with little question as to how to do it properly. However, with the threat of COVID-19 still present, understanding some important facts can help keep you and your family safe. Therefore, we have put together some tips for keeping your home COVID clean.