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Depression and Aging: It’s Time to Stop the Madness

As individuals increase in their age and maturity levels, and begin to enter their senior years, it has been commonly found that they develop signs and symptoms of depression in their behaviors. However, although this has become commonplace, recent studies claim that this is not necessarily the norm. Rather, depression has been found to be […]

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Home Health Care Services: Elder Depression, How To Help

Home health care services may not be thought necessary if an elderly loved one simply seems uninterested in going out, or is listless. However, according to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression in retirees is “a major public health problem.” And, depression is a biological and medical–as well as a psychological–illness. The WebMD describes depression’s commonness, and its symptoms:”Late-life depression affects about 6 million […]

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Living with a COPD Diagnosis in a COVID-19 World

Those with a COPD diagnosis have needed to stay especially vigilant since the COVID-19 pandemic began, as they are at both a greater risk for contracting the virus as well as developing more severe complications as a result. A current study published by the European Respiratory Journal reported that COPD patients were more prone to […]

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The Benefits of Professional Dementia Care at Home

Although an astounding number of older adults are dealing with the challenges of Alzheimer’s disease, an even greater number of family members are struggling with caring for them. Surprisingly, nearly 75% of family caregivers are managing their senior loved ones’ dementia care needs by themselves, with only 26% reaching out for professional care support. 

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Professional, Compassionate Phoenix Home Care

As the gateway to the Grand Canyon, Phoenix, Arizona provides a natural beauty and rich history unlike any other. For families seeking compassionate, professional, non medical home care in Phoenix and surrounding areas, Endeavor In-Home Care provides the answer. Some of the many in-home care services we offer in the Phoenix area include: Transportation and […]

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Dementia Care: 3 Tips for Dealing with Memory Problems

Providing dementia care for a loved one can be a profoundly stressful and difficult experience, but it is important to remember not to take your loved one’s irritation, fear, moodiness or aggression personally – dementia causes all of these things. When these symptoms strike, visual cues and deflection or redirection can often be more effective […]