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Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

As one of the most common diseases that affect the elderly, understanding Alzheimer’s Disease is important when taking care of someone who is showing its symptoms or who already has it. ExPO Signature Home Care presents a brief guide to understanding what this disease is. What is Alzheimer’s Disease? Alzheimer’s Disease or AD is a … Continue reading

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The Importance of Empathy Toward Seniors

One of the basic needs of humanity is the need to be understood. Famous English poet John Donne famously wrote that “no man is an island,” fully expressing the idea that human beings need the company of others to thrive and achieve happiness. This is where empathy comes in. Empathy, in the simplest terms, is … Continue reading

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Nail Care for Seniors: Should Your Elderly Keep Their Nails Long?

When it comes to keeping a good hygiene, you should make sure that you include all areas of your body, even the smallest parts. This includes your fingernails and toenails. “Is it okay to keep your nails long?” It really depends. The decision boils down to personal preference. However, short nails may be better for … Continue reading

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Caregiver Stories: What to Do with an Elderly Who Is Outraging?

As a caregiver, there will come a point in your career when you will encounter a grumpy elderly patient. With it, you will get to experience and truly understand how challenging it is to pacify such patient. Given that, we provided a few simple tips, especially for rookie caregivers who are currently struggling to manage … Continue reading

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Elderly Care: Tips for Assisting Elders When Walking

As we grow older, we experience decrease in mobility which can greatly affect our day-to-day living. One of the common examples of decrease in mobility issues is difficulty in walking. Because of such difficulty in walking, older individuals such as seniors cannot properly function and do their tasks including light housekeeping, bathing, dressing, cooking, and … Continue reading

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10 Fun Things to Do with Seniors

If you think senior years are boring, you might’ve skipped doing these fun and exciting activities: Eat out. Tired of eating at home? Enjoy a refreshing way of eating your salad or dessert by going to your favorite pub. Share this meal with your favorite senior and relish on the delicacy that’s in front of … Continue reading

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12 Life Hacks for Your Golden Years

Whether you’ve reached your golden years or not, read on to these pieces of advice that’ll remind you to live life to its fullest: Stay healthy. Aging makes it easier to get sick and even harder to stay healthy. Keep an eye on your overall health and visit your physicians regularly. Eat a healthy diet, … Continue reading

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5 Smart Tips on How You Can Prevent Heart Disease

Being one of the major causes of death and disability in the United States, heart disease should not be taken lightly. How can you stay safe? Improve your lifestyle Get enough sleep A good night’s rest is essential to keep your body in shape. Adults require at least 7 to 9 hours of sleep per … Continue reading

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A Short Guide to Understanding Dementia

Did you know that dementia can also affect adults below 60? It is rare, but not impossible. This condition interferes with daily tasks and poses challenges to one’s safety. Dementia is an illness more commonly found in the elderly. As the age of an individual increases, so does the likelihood for this sickness. What Is … Continue reading

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Nutrition: The Key to a Healthier Life

When we were younger, we could get away with eating junk food or not incorporating healthy food into our diets. However, the older we get the more obvious the effects of not having a healthy diet will become. You will get sick more often, you will not have as much energy, and you will be … Continue reading

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