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Ways Geriatric Social Workers Are Helpful for the Elderly Ahwatukee, AZ
Ways Geriatric Social Workers Are Helpful for the Elderly Ahwatukee, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on April 24, 2017

Adjusting to the senior years is difficult for many older adults and their families. Geriatric social workers can help the elderly manage several financial, health, and social problems caused by aging. There are a variety of age-related health conditions that can make it more challenging for seniors to live independently. However, many of the challenges they face can be easier…

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Top Fears Among the Elderly Ahwatukee, AZ
Top Fears Among the Elderly Ahwatukee, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on April 10, 2017

Seniors sometimes hide their anxieties. However, aging leads to certain changes that can generate fear. For this reason, it is important for family caregivers to understand what makes seniors afraid so they can take action to minimize these worries such as hiring professional caregivers. When considering elderly in-home care, Ahwatukee, AZ, families should make sure their senior loved ones have…

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Common Age-Related Changes in Seniors Ahwatukee,AZ
Common Age-Related Changes in Seniors Ahwatukee,AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on March 27, 2017

The human body and mind change with age. However, seniors do not necessarily need to rush to the doctor as soon as they experience changes in their health and wellbeing. There are several changes that come with aging that are completely normal and can often be managed easily. Seniors can face a variety of challenges as they age, many of…

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A Glance At Brain Chips and Alzheimer's Treatment in Ahwatukee, AZ
A Glance At Brain Chips and Alzheimer's Treatment in Ahwatukee, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on March 13, 2017

One of the most exciting Alzheimer’s breakthroughs within the last few years is the development of the Berger chip. Created by Dr. Theodore Berger at the University of Southern California, this microchip can potentially slow the rate of cognitive decline in seniors with Alzheimer’s. There is still no cure for this pervasive disease, which is why many researchers from around…

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Delaying the Onset of AD in Phoenix, AZ
Delaying the Onset of AD in Phoenix, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on February 27, 2017

Alzheimer’s disease cannot necessarily be prevented completely, but there are ways to delay its onset and help ensure seniors enjoy a better quality of life. Ahwatukee elderly care experts discuss 5 ways to keep Alzheimer’s disease at bay.  1. Prepare Nutritious Meals Eating heart-healthy foods has been associated with beneficial effects on the brain, which helps slow the onset of…

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Helpful Respite Care for Families in Phoenix, AZ
Helpful Respite Care for Families in Phoenix, AZ
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on February 13, 2017

Family caregivers often do everything they can for their loved ones, and may need some professional assistance from time to time. Ahwatukee Foothills senior care experts suggest 5 ways hiring professional respite care can help family caregivers provide better care for their senior loved ones. 1. Learn New Strategies for Care When a loved one needs long-term care, it is…

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What to Look for in A Home Care Agency in Ahwatukee
What to Look for in A Home Care Agency in Ahwatukee
By Ted Holmgren, 9:00 am on February 6, 2017

Finding the right home caregiver for your aging loved one requires you to carefully explore all of your options. As you speak with a prospective Ahwatukee home care agency, ask these five questions to help make the smartest decision for your senior loved one. 1. Is Your Agency Licensed? It is important to ensure your home care agency meets the…

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