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HCA Cincinnati Alzheimers Event

Don’t Miss Our Final Alzheimer’s Event!

April 21, 2015

Cincinnati Home Care Assistance invites you to join industry experts at the final installment of a three-part series where you can learn more about how Alzheimer’s affects a senior’s ability to communicate and strategies so you and your senior loved one can better understand each other. Event Information When: May 9 from 11am to 1pm…

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Common Identity Theft Scams Targeting Seniors

Tips to Prevent Seniors from Identity Theft

April 14, 2015

Those who perpetrate identity theft often prey on older adults, considering seniors an easy target because of memory loss, confusion, and social isolation. If you provide home care for an aging parent or are concerned about the safety of an elderly relative, follow these tips to help protect them from the financial and emotional side…

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Alzhieimers Guide for Caregivers

Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease

April 7, 2015

If you have an aging parent or loved one who has recently been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, learning about the disease can help you become a more informed caregiver so you can help manage symptoms, find viable treatment options and offer support and assistance. Get started with the following information from Home Care Assistance, a trusted…

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Alzheimers Behavior Changes

The Other Side of Alzheimer’s Disease

March 24, 2015

Many people are familiar with the cognitive symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease, which range from short-term memory loss to the inability to recall past names and events, yet the other side effects of the disease are not often discussed. Alzheimer’s has a direct affect on the brain, and as a result can cause a senior loved…

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Finding the Right Senior Mobility Aid

Selecting a Mobility Aid for a Senior Loved One

March 17, 2015

When an aging parent or loved one is no longer able to navigate the home as the result of a health condition or change in abilities, mobility aids are often recommended and prescribed by medical professionals. The term “mobility aid” is a broad reference to any device that facilitates movement and promotes safety and can…

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Tax Deductions for Elderly

5 Possible Tax Deductions for Seniors & Aging Adults

March 11, 2015

With tax filing in full swing, senior citizens should consider a few of the tax advantages offered to those at or near retirement age. If you provide part-time or live-in care for an aging parent or loved, you may also be eligible for a possible tax deduction. Here are a few of the tax considerations…

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Alzheimers Learning Seminar

HCA Cincinnati Helps Spread Alzheimer’s Awareness

March 3, 2015

As the leading provider of Alzheimer’s care in Cincinnati, we believe it’s our responsibility to share our knowledge and educate family caregivers on all facets of Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia. To reach as many local families as possible, we’re offering a three-part educational series on this disease that affects more than six million…

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Medications Linked to Dementia

Certain Medications Believed to Increase the Risk of Dementia Among the Elderly

February 24, 2015

How would you feel if your loved one was taking prescriptions that could increase his or her risk for dementia? A number of activists across the nation are showing outrage as a recent study, conducted by the Washington School of Pharmacy in Seattle, are showing that certain medications that are commonly taken by seniors and…

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Effective Communication with Seniors

Strategies for Better Communication with Senior Loved Ones

February 17, 2015

When taking care of an elderly loved one, communication is key, and it is important to have a strategy in order to establish how effective communication will take place between you and your loved one. Rather than going into a situation blind, knowing how to best communicate with your aging parent or loved one will…

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Overcoming Senior Loneliness

A Link to the Outside World: Helping a Senior Overcome Loneliness

February 10, 2015

Loneliness is something that most people experience at some point in their lives, but for the elderly, being alone can become an all-encompassing emotion that can diminish quality of life and even affect other areas of their health. In fact, studies show that seniors who are lonely experience a higher risk for depression, heart disease,…

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