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Depression, Heart Disease, Diabetes…Could it be Low Vitamin D?

Depression can be a serious disease in older adults and the causes are often varied. Surprisingly simple solutions sometimes help counteract depression such as vitamin supplementation, according to research, and companionship. It's always important to first have a doctor's assessment to determine the causes of depression and the best course of action.

10 Rules for Being a Caregiver’s Friend

Don’t say, “What can I do to help?” -  I need a lot of help; the list is unbearable. But my pride gets in the way of asking. I don’t want you to feel put out. If you really want to help, be specific. Ask if you could do the grocery shopping, or if you…

Companionship Helps Alleviate Lonely Nights

Options exist for senior widows and widowers who feel isolated because they can no longer drive. Senior centers and churches are good places to start. The local Home Instead Senior Care® office can lend a hand, too.

Companionship an Antidote to Seniors’ Holiday Blues

Depression during the holidays is not uncommon for anyone who has lost loved ones and longs for days gone by when unique traditions, reunions and rituals were a rich part of life.

Clutter Control Can Pose Challenges at Home

Some seniors could unwittingly create safety risks in their abodes that include the risk of slipping on loose papers, the threat of fire or the health hazards of mold and mildew. If your senior needs help to keep the house tidy, consider support.

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