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How to Help Seniors Around You Avoid Loneliness and Isolation

How to Help Seniors Around You Avoid Loneliness and Isolation
How to help seniors with the dangers of loneness and isolation through personal care assistance Alaska families deserve. With more than 325 million people living in the US alone, it is difficult to envision that senior loneliness is so far-reaching. Regardless, more than 50% of all the elderly live by themselves, and over a million… Continue reading

Alaska Home Care Tips for Seniors: How to Avoid the Holiday Blues

Alaska Home Care Tips for Seniors: How to Avoid the Holiday Blues
Check out these simple tips to help a senior avoid the blues this holiday season. Ah, the holidays: they’re sometimes the most wonderful period of the year, or perhaps the most challenging. For some older adults who have lost family members, are struggling with chronic medical conditions, or are experiencing isolation and loneliness, the holiday… Continue reading

6 Holiday Risks to Your Elders

6 Holiday Risks to Your Elders
We’ve already talked about how you can make the holidays a joyful and productive time with your elderly loved ones. But, there are also holiday-specific situations that can put your elders at risk. Let’s look at a few: 1)   Complications with medications: The holidays are a time of indulgence, and for many that… Continue reading
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