Tips

The following are three caregiver tips to help a person with Alzheimer's sleep better. Take into consideration their environment and sleeping habits.

Taking care of a loved one with Alzheimer's disease can take stressful. Knowing family tensions can escalate, it is best to take into consideration these tips to reduce the chances of conflict.

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For most people, summer is a time for playing in the sun, fun and relaxation. However, for seniors, the sun and the heat can be dangerous, especially if the appropriate precautions aren’t taken. Seniors are especially at risk in high heat situations and since a major portion of the United States is experiencing high temperatures, it is important for seniors to be aware of their health and for caregivers to routinely check on the elderly. Here are a few tips that seniors as well as their caregivers can use to ensure they have a fun, safe and healthy summer.

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One of the most difficult decisions that any family has to make is moving their senior loved one into an assisted living facility. While it may seem like an easy transition; for many seniors, any type of change is difficult. While there are several benefits of assisted living, many seniors will be moving from the place they have called home for generations, so the move will involve changes that may make your loved one feel uncomfortable, frustrated and sadness. Here are a few tips to help make the transition as simple and stress-free as possible.

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Traveling is an enriching experience for anyone at any age, and taking a vacation with your elderly parents is a great way for all of you to make some wonderful memories together. However, traveling with seniors also comes with some unique challenges. Take a look at some tips that can help ensure a smooth trip with an elderly parent.

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Holidays are a time for spending time with family and friends. It's also a time when people feel the most alone. As caregivers, we understand the need to help others & give back especially during the holidays. Meridian Home Care supports our local community and are committed to providing families the best quality home care possible.

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