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Alcohol Abuse and the Elderly

Alcohol – it can be used responsibility but it can also become a major health problem if abused. April is Alcohol Awareness Month and it was established in 1987 to help reduce the stigma often associated with alcoholism. Alcoholism is a chronic, progressive disease, genetically predisposed and fatal if untreated. Millions of Americans suffer from… Continue reading

Honoring our Veterans with Care

Honoring our Veterans with Care
Every November we celebrate Veterans Day a day meant to honor the men and women who have served in our military. With our neighbors Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, there are many active military professionals and veterans living in our community. These men and women signed up to serve and we believe the least we can do… Continue reading

How to Talk to Your Siblings about Getting Help for Mom and Dad

Watching our parents age can be tough; for many years they were our caregivers and when the roles become reversed it can be a challenging time for everyone. Understanding the level of care they require can be complicated and if there are many opinions involved, deciding on a care plan can feel impossible. Talking to… Continue reading

5 Keys to Helping Seniors Remain Independent

5 Keys to Helping Seniors Remain Independent
Now that we’ve talked about what independence really means for most seniors, let’s look at a few important keys to helping seniors remain independent, for as long as possible. Keep Healthy Paying attention to your health is one of the most important things you can do for your independence: Exercise regularly—we already talked a lot… Continue reading

Five Senior-Friendly Ways to Prevent the End of Summer Blues

Five Senior-Friendly Ways to Prevent the End of Summer Blues
It’s inevitable: when summer begins to wind down, we often find ourselves winding down with it. We might experience a little let down—sad that the days are getting shorter, so much of what we had to look forward to in the summer has now passed, and mobility and flexibility will soon be hampered by less… Continue reading

6 Reasons Why Family Fitness Should Include Seniors

6 Reasons Why Family Fitness Should Include Seniors
It’s fun and fitness month at Midnight Sun Home Care! June, in Alaska, just makes us want to get out and get active. To celebrate, we’re talking about how seniors and their families can do this in a safe, informed and enjoyable way.  And, we’re helping you do that too, by launching our Senior… Continue reading

Three Fit and Inspiring Seniors

Three Fit and Inspiring Seniors
It’s fun and fitness month at Midnight Sun Home Care! June, in Alaska, just makes us want to get out and get active. To celebrate, we’re talking about how seniors and their families can do this in a safe, informed and enjoyable way. And, we’re helping you do that too, by launching our Senior Fitness… Continue reading

Senior Fitness Tips from the Senior Fitness Program

Senior Fitness Tips from the Senior Fitness Program
It’s fun and fitness month at Midnight Sun Home Care! June, in Alaska, just makes us want to get out and get active. To celebrate, we’re talking about how seniors and their families can do this in a safe, informed and enjoyable way.  And, we’re helping you do that too, by launching our Senior… Continue reading
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