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  • How Adding More Lights and Natural Lighting to Your Home Can Help With Seasonal Affective Disorder

    December 5, 2022

    If your senior loved one is suffering from Seasonal Affective Disorder, help them cope by using different lighting, increasing lighting, and maximizing their exposure to natural sunlight.

  • 7 Strategies to Avoid Stress When Your Home Is Crowded During the Holidays

    December 1, 2022

    The Holidays may mean a house full of relatives. Here are some effective strategies a senior can do to avoid stress.

  • Professional In-Home Care

    November 28, 2022

    When families live a long distance from their elderly loved one, they may worry about their safety when they are unable to give them the assistance they need.  Professional in-home help for seniors and elderly provides your elderly loved one with companionship and help tackling the daily chores of their household.  When light housekeeping, vacuuming, laundry, grocery shopping and other daily tasks are handled, your loved one can spend their time visiting friends and family. 

  • How to Improve Indoor Air Quality in Your Home As the Weather Changes

    November 22, 2022

    Here are the most effective ways to improve indoor air quality. The following are some of the preventative measures you can employ.

  • Holiday In-Home Care

    November 22, 2022

    We’ve all been there.  You’ve dropped hints about the gift you want; something fun, exciting or different.  You think you’ve spotted it under the festive wrapping paper, but when you finally unwrap it, you’re disappointed and want to think of something nice to say.  It might be thoughtful, functional or even comfortable, but it doesn’t have quite the wow factor.  Well, we have a creative idea for you this year.  Instead of another sweater, consider giving someone you love the gift of care.  You may be wondering what that means.  Essentially, it’s the gift of whom or what you need, when you need it.

  • Consistency and In-Home Senior Care

    November 17, 2022

    Routine is the mother of consistency and peace.  Routine is good for you and your elderly loved one.  It enhances your loved one’s experience in life by anchoring them with life’s essential daily duties.  It is not necessary to keep life nailed down line by line, but it should consist of habitual rituals that calm, center and fulfill your loved one. 

  • 4 Fun Strategies for Fighting Loneliness and Isolation as the Sun Sets Earlier

    November 5, 2022

    When the days get shorter and the weather gets colder, the risk of social isolation and loneliness increases for seniors, which may lead to several physical and mental conditions. Help your elderly loved ones fight the winter blues with these fun strategies to keep them stay active, healthy, and happy. 

  • Halloween Costumes for Elderly and Healthy Snacks

    October 27, 2022

    Halloween costumes for seniors don’t have to be intricate to be effective.  There are many ways to help your loved one get into the creative spirit and have some fun.

  • Crafts for Halloween and Home Care for Seniors

    October 21, 2022

    Even though we are older than school-aged children and should stick to passing out the candy instead of trick-or-treating, it doesn’t mean we can’t get into the Halloween spirit!  Our senior loved ones can also participate in the holiday. 

  • Senior Care at Home and Fall Activities

    October 12, 2022

    There are so many ways to celebrate the autumn season arriving.  Fall fun for seniors includes visiting local orchards and pumpkin patches.  The apple picking season is here; so fresh apples are a must in every household.  If your senior loved one is an avid baker, fresh apples lead to delicious pies!

  • Can Seasonal Depression Worsen or Complicate Alzheimer's?

    October 10, 2022

    Seasonal Affective Disorder is a type of depression that occurs as seasons change. And SAD affects seniors with Alzheimer's for a variety of reasons. Learn more.

  • Care for Caregivers and In-Home Senior Care

    October 7, 2022

    Caregivers often forget how important it is to take time away from the daily pressures of caring for a loved one.  It can be quite beneficial to take an entire day off, or at the very least a few hours from a very busy schedule.  Hire in home help or request that a family member or friend to step in for the day so you can carve out me-time.  

  • Healthy Living and Senior Home Care

    September 28, 2022

    We are all looking for that fountain of youth and try to stay young as long as we can.  While there is no fountain to draw from, there are ways we can help our bodies to age healthfully. 

  • Energy Foods and Senior Care

    September 21, 2022

    We all know that mid-day slump and having to find ways to get through it can be difficult.  It may come as a surprise that there are healthy food options instead of yet another caffeinated beverage to wake back up.

  • Grandparents Day and Elderly Care

    September 13, 2022

    Busy schedules with work and family can make life hectic on a day-to-day basis.  Taking the time to regularly visit our grandparents can be difficult and a gap may come between visits.  When it comes to celebrating our grandparents, the best gift we can give them will be always be a gift of time spent together. 

  • Exercises That Help With Balance and Fall Prevention |Senior Helpers Northern Kentucky

    September 9, 2022

    According to recent statistics by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 25% of senior citizens fall each year, with one out of five falls resulting in serious injuries. These numbers can reduce if the elderly proactively improve their balance and strengthen muscles through regular exercises. Get in touch with our experts at Senior Helpers Northern Kentucky to learn more about reducing the risks of falling. Here are 6 exercises to help prevent falls for persons over the age of 65 who reside in Northern Kentucky, Florence, Edgewood, and the Union area.

  • Celebrating Labor Day and In Home Senior Care

    September 6, 2022

    Celebrating Labor Day comes in many forms.  In the retail world, it is one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year; second only to Black Friday after Thanksgiving.  If there are any items that you have been eyeing over the summer, Labor Day is the time to purchase at a discount!

  • Labor Day

    August 29, 2022

    With the arrival of Labor Day, we are starting to see signs of fall. You work hard every day. Celebrating Labor Day with an excuse to pamper yourself as you say farewell to summer is well deserved. 

  • Memory Games

    August 22, 2022

    When it comes to memory games for seniors, it doesn’t have to be overly involved. Try to find a way to challenge the mind, even in small ways, each and every day.   

  • Learning New Things

    August 8, 2022

    With retirement comes lots of free time that might not otherwise have been enjoyed.  With plenty of time to spend doing all things enjoyable, it is helpful to keep the mind stimulated and active.  Each new learning opportunity improves memory, increases self-confidence, and helps to build on skills already learned and add new experiences.   

  • Senior Care and Dehydration

    August 7, 2022

    Dehydration is a common condition that afflicts many seniors over the age of 65. Because the symptoms of dehydration are masked by the aging body, the signs and warnings are typically overlooked, which can lead to a very dangerous situation.

  • Health History

    August 4, 2022

    When it comes to personal health history, it is very beneficial to know your family medical history.  Families tend to have a lot in common, such as genes, habits, and environment and lifestyle choices.  By being aware of any patterns among family members, healthcare professionals can better determine whether a person, other than their relatives, or future generations may be at risk for developing a certain condition. 

  • Nutrition for Seniors

    July 28, 2022

    When it comes to proper nutrition for seniors and caregivers, it is important to remember to stay properly hydrated. We often discount the importance of including enough water into our diet. Not only is a hydrated body better at absorbing nutrients from food, water helps in regulating body temperature, digestion and circulation.

  • Staying Cool and In-Home Senior Care

    July 14, 2022

    What if your home isn’t beating the heat as efficiently as you would like?  Anything from a faulty air conditioning unit to a cracked window letting in the hot weather from outdoors can lead to excess heat in house.  Some of these items may be expensive to fix, and not every senior has it in their budget to afford major home repairs.  Fortunately, there are some cheaper alternatives to keeping cool in your home during these dog days of summer.

  • Productive Activities in Florence

    July 7, 2022

    As our loved ones age, we may begin to wonder how we can improve and possibly even extend their lives.  If your loved one is experiencing difficulty with performing some of their daily tasks without assistance, or if they are struggling with their limited abilities in physical activity, there is no need to worry that they are not getting the stimulation they need.