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Smoking in Seniors [Infographic]
Smoking in Seniors [Infographic]
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on February 13, 2020

For aging adults, smoking can be especially bad for their health. The staff at Huntsville Home Care Assistance has put together an infographic featuring some key statistics related to seniors who smoke and how the habit can affect their health as they age. Older adults who engage in smoking or…

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How to Help 80-Year-Old People During Stroke Recovery in Huntsville, AL
How to Help 80-Year-Old People During Stroke Recovery in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on February 6, 2020

The weeks and months immediately after a stroke are especially important for older adults. This is the time when the brain is making its greatest efforts to rewire itself and regain lost abilities. Even so, it can be difficult to face the physical and emotional changes that often occur following…

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What Types of Help Seniors Can Take Advantage Of in Huntsville, AL
What Types of Help Seniors Can Take Advantage Of in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on January 23, 2020

Most seniors prefer to remain independent, productive, and healthy for as long as possible. Fortunately, there are ways this goal can be achieved thanks to the wide assortment of help available for older adults looking to make the most of their later years of life. Below, you’ll find five types…

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Cause of Chronic Pain in Aging Adults in Huntsville, AL
Cause of Chronic Pain in Aging Adults in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on January 9, 2020

Pain is meant to let people know when something is wrong with their bodies. While most pain eventually goes away once the problem is healed, some types become chronic. Long-term pain is usually caused by chronic health problems that your senior loved one may never be able to fully recover…

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Activities for Elderly People that Aren’t Boring [Infographic]
Activities for Elderly People that Aren’t Boring [Infographic]
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on December 26, 2019

One of the best ways for aging adults to maintain good overall health is to participate in activities that are actually interesting to them. The staff at Huntsville Home Care Assistance has put together a handy infographic listing some fun activities that are sure to prevent your senior loved one…

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What Things Seniors Can Do to Receive a Memory Boost in Huntsville, AL
What Things Seniors Can Do to Receive a Memory Boost in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on December 19, 2019

For many years, a large percentage of healthcare professionals believed cognitive decline was an inevitable part of the aging process. While some memory loss is completely natural, there are quite a few things seniors can do to boost their cognitive health. With a few lifestyle changes and some hard work,…

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Engage an Ederly Loved One in Social Activities in Huntsville, AL
Engage an Ederly Loved One in Social Activities in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on December 5, 2019

Social engagements pose challenges for older adults who may no longer feel like they fit in at events. Your senior loved one may also be unable to find people to even talk to if his or her social circle has dwindled due to a loss or lack of chances to…

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First 90 Days of Stroke Recovery: What to Expect in Huntsville, AL
First 90 Days of Stroke Recovery: What to Expect in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on November 21, 2019

Hundreds of thousands of people have strokes each year. The physical effects of these cerebral events depend on the extent and location of the damage. Recovery times also vary from one person to the next. Here’s what to expect during the first three months of recovery. First Three Hours Seniors…

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Amazing Advantages Respite Care Offers Older Adults in Huntsville, AL
Amazing Advantages Respite Care Offers Older Adults in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on November 7, 2019

Many people don’t realize just how much time and energy it takes to care for aging adults, and most families will need to consider respite care at some point. In addition to making your life much easier, respite care could also be very beneficial for your senior parents. Here’s a…

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Amazing Apps that Can Help Stroke Survivors Communicate in Huntsville, AL
Amazing Apps that Can Help Stroke Survivors Communicate in Huntsville, AL
By Gleria Anderson, 9:00 am on October 24, 2019

Statistics indicate that up to 33 percent of stroke survivors develop language or speaking difficulties. Some recover with time and therapy, while others are never able to speak again. There are various apps that help seniors communicate with healthcare providers, family members, and friends by using a mobile device. 1….

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