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Nearly 65% of adults over the age of 65 in the United States live with pain, and 35% of adults live with chronic pain.
Read More Managing Chronic Pain at Home: How In-Home Care Services Improve Quality of Life
In 2024, there will be nearly 7 million Americans over the age of 65 living with Alzheimer’s disease. It can be a unique challenge for every member of the family when a loved one develops Alzheimer’s. Below are some of the ways that an in-home caregiver can provide professional assistance. 
Read More Alzheimer's Care: The Importance of In-Home Care Services
Falls are common as we age. Assess, assist, and prevent falls with our tips. Consider in-home care for safety and assistance. Contact HomeSpark for non-medical care options.
Read More What To Do When an Elderly Person Falls
Quality caregiving communication involves thorough health understanding, question preparation, and note-taking during medical visits. In-home care services from HomeSpark support routine doctor's visits, transportation, medication management, and overall well-being!
Read More Taking Your Parents to the Doctor, Made Easy
53 million American adults are currently caring for aging family members, facing many challenges such as stress and burnout. Respite care is a solution that emphasizes the benefits for caregivers' well-being.
Read More Respite Care: A Lifeline for Caregivers Battling Stress and Burnout
Discover better options than nursing homes for seniors. Explore assisted living, senior communities, and in-home care for personalized and independent aging. Find the right fit for your loved one's needs and lifestyle.
Read More Alternatives to Nursing Homes
Here are some tips to keep your loved ones safe at home during fall. Clear walkways, good lighting, and removing rugs can help prevent falls. Use technology like medical alert devices and alarms, and consider hiring professional caregivers for companionship, personal care, and household help.
Read More Fall Comforts: Creating a Cozy and Safe Home Environment
High blood pressure, cardiovascular disease, osteoporosis - these are only a handful of the health conditions that senior adults are at a heightened risk for that are exacerbated by an unhealthy amount of sodium in the diet. 
Read More Boosting Senior Wellness: The Power of a Low-Sodium Diet
Many people tend to think of physical health when they think of aging - but mental health and physical health are interconnected and both contribute to an individual’s overall well-being. At least 15% of adults over the age of 60 are living with a mental health condition.
Read More Mindful Aging: Activities to Boost Seniors’ Mental Health
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.
Read More A Guide to Improving Mobility at an Old Age
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