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Exercise Advice for Elders with Mobility Challenges
Exercise Advice for Elders with Mobility Challenges
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on August 21, 2015

Does your elderly loved one face daily issues with mobility, and you’re wondering which exercises can help build his or her inner and outer strength? To help your loved one find the best exercise solutions, the experienced senior care staff at Home Care Assistance of Waterloo wants to share some effective options. Stretching Stretching can increase your loved one’s flexibility…

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Discover Healthy Alternatives to Sugar for Your Senior Loved One
Discover Healthy Alternatives to Sugar for Your Senior Loved One
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on August 14, 2015

If you’re a caregiver for a senior relative, you probably already know that eating a lot of sugar is bad for your elderly loved one. To help ensure that your loved one can have something sweet without eating too much sugar, the senior care experts at Home Care Assistance Waterloo suggest incorporating these sugar substitutes in your loved one’s diet….

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Prevent Depression in Seniors With These Activities
Prevent Depression in Seniors With These Activities
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on August 7, 2015

For many seniors, feelings of isolation and loneliness can lead to depression. If your elderly loved one is unable to leave the home because of physical or cognitive challenges, he or she may be at an increased risk for developing these negative emotions. To help ensure your loved one stays happy and healthy, the senior care experts at Waterloo Home…

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Health Advantages for Seniors Who Eat Greek Yogurt
Health Advantages for Seniors Who Eat Greek Yogurt
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on July 31, 2015

With age comes a variety of conditions that can make staying healthy more challenging. One way to help ensure that your senior loved one avoids certain age-related conditions is through promoting nutritious eating habits. At Home Care Assistance in Waterloo, our senior care experts suggest that having your loved one eat Greek yogurt every day is one way to promote…

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Oil for Senior Dementia Treatment
Oil for Senior Dementia Treatment
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on July 24, 2015

If you have an elderly loved one with dementia, you may be looking for ways to help reduce his or her symptoms. For many seniors, natural approaches are an effective way to help relieve or diminish some symptoms. To help you better understand your loved one’s treatment options, the Waterloo senior care experts at Home Care Assistance have come up…

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Easily Identifiable Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
Easily Identifiable Symptoms of Parkinson's Disease
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on July 17, 2015

If you are a family caregiver for a senior loved one, being aware of age-related conditions can help you spot symptoms early on. For diseases like Parkinson’s, early treatment is critical for slowing the progression of certain symptoms. Presented by Home Care Assistance, a leading provider of senior home care in Waterloo, here are five common signs of Parkinson’s disease…

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Common Stroke Symptoms for Seniors
Common Stroke Symptoms for Seniors
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on July 10, 2015

Stroke victims that are treated within 90 minutes of the onset of stroke symptoms have the highest rate of recovery and show the most improvement in the months following. Because every minute counts when it comes to these medical emergencies, families should understand some of the most common stroke symptoms. Presented by Waterloo Home Care Assistance, here are 4 stroke…

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Reasons for Home Care
Reasons for Home Care
By Angie Kunnath, 9:00 am on July 3, 2015

Once you’ve decided that your elderly loved one can no longer continue living alone, the next step is investigate his or her care options. Senior home care in Waterloo is one of the most popular options for families looking for elderly care. To help understand why home care is a popular choice for families in Waterloo, check out a few…

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Benefits of Facebook for Seniors
Benefits of Facebook for Seniors
By Angie Kunnath, 8:00 am on June 26, 2015

While some seniors are more tech-savvy than others, most are not familiar with the social media platform, Facebook. However, the website, which allows users to create a personal profile, as well as connect and share their thoughts, images, and more with friends and family, may be a fun and beneficial way for seniors to get involved in the digital age….

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