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Reverse the Effects of Aging by Taking Control of Your Health

Age really is just a number if you’re staying on top of your health. Once you reach your senior years, you have the choice to let time weaken your body or let a healthy lifestyle strengthen it. ... Read more

Making Your House Safer for an Individual with Alzheimer’s

Home Repair and Project Tips:   Living with an individual who is suffering with Alzheimer’s disease can be a daily battle for everyone, in part because it’s so important to make their ... Read more

Is Dementia Linked to Fitness?

A new study recently published in the medical journal of Neurology, discovered that women with high stamina during exercise had an 88% lower risk of dementia compared to women who were moderately ... Read more

Everything You Need to Know About Paying for Alzheimer’s Care

Learning you or a loved one has Alzheimer’s disease is scary in more ways than one. No one wants to watch a loved one decline or know their own faculties are destined to fade. But behind ... Read more

FDA Recall of Popular Blood Pressure Medication

This past July, The US Food and Drug Administration opened up an investigation that revealed certain medications containing the blood pressure drug valsartan were poisoned with a chemical called ... Read more

Sandwich Generation

If you are caring for your parent time and at the same time raising your child, you might feel as if you are stuck between this rock and a very hard place. This is referred to as the sandwich ... Read more

Nursing Assistants Week June 2018

Nursing Assistants Week June 2018 Some of our amazing caregivers getting honored We are so proud to have such an excellent team.   Read more

Thrive at Home is Sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey on April 28

Thrive at Home has announced that they will be sponsoring Navigating the Caregiving Journey on Saturday, April 28 from 9:00 a. m.-4:00 p. m. at All Saints’ Church, 14851 Gideon Drive, Woodbridge. ... Read more

Shingles Vaccination

Shingles vaccination is the only way to protect against shingles and postherpetic neuralgia (PHN), the most common complication from shingles. CDC recommends that healthy adults 50 years and ... Read more

Senior Safety while Driving

Unless you live in the Big Apple or a big city, where public transportation is easily accessible, you might find yourself extremely dependant on your car to get you around places. Driving starts ... Read more

How to Get the Year Started off Right: Tips for Caregivers of Seniors

    Taking care of seniors is not an easy job by any standard, and those who take up such a role deserve immense appreciation. The one highlight of being in a caregiver’s role is ... Read more

Keep an Eye out for Bed Sores

What Are Bed Sores? Bed sores are injuries to the skin as well as the tissues beneath the skin that occur because of obstructed blood flow. This happens when excessive pressure is placed upon the ... Read more

Safety Upgrades for the New Way of Aging

For seniors today, independence is the new trend.  Instead of moving into nursing homes or assisted living facilities, seniors are deciding to age in place and keep their freedoms and ... Read more

Home Care Versus Assisted Living

By Jackson Richman   It’s a decision that many of us may face as our parents (and eventually ourselves) age: Will the next line of care come from an assisted living center or at-home with ... Read more

Staying Alert for the Signs of UTIs in the Elderly

Infections can strike anyone, but for seniors, certain infections can be particularly serious. According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, infections account for one-third of all ... Read more

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