Must-Have Skills for Aspiring Caregivers

For the first time in the United States’ history, seniors are expected to outnumber the population of children by 2035. Approximately 78 million older adults aging 65 above are set to shift the population demographics as per the United States Census Bureau. This sudden shift can pose a challenge in the home care services in Huntsville, … Continue reading

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Unhealthy Habits You Should Stop Doing

Some habits that we have gotten used to on a daily basis may be harmful to our health, especially our cognition. Knowing what these habits are and how these can affect your health can help you halt or avoid them. This is why we at Brooks Home Health Care, a provider of home care services … Continue reading

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Keeping the Holiday Stress Low with Home Care

A lot of people consider the holiday season as the most awaited time of the year. It is the season of giving. Although it may be the coldest time for our bodies, it might just be the warmest for our hearts. We often gather around with our loved ones and share meaningful memories that we’ll … Continue reading

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Senior Care Tips: Traveling with Your Elderly Loved One

Spending time with your parents and grandparents is a great way for them to avoid isolation and loneliness. This not only allows them to keep in touch with their family members but also provides them with health benefits. Socialization boosts their mood, enhances their cognitive ability, and improves their emotional and mental health. Taking them … Continue reading

Senior Care: Love Aging, Love the Aged

In Susan Moon’s book called “This is Getting Old: Zen Thoughts on Aging with Humor and Dignity”, she said, “It annoys me when people say, ‘Even if you’re old, you can be young at heart!’ Hiding inside this well-meaning phrase is a deep cultural assumption that old is bad and young is good. What’s wrong … Continue reading

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Here’s How to Help Improve a Senior’s Sleeping Habits

It is common for seniors to have trouble sleeping. After all, sleeping difficulty is one of the most common age-related conditions. There are many causes of sleeping troubles, which include chronic diseases, pain, and dementia. If you’re a family caregiver, you could use these tips on how to improve your loved one’s sleeping habits. Understanding … Continue reading