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October 22, 2019

Eighty percent of adults ages 65 years and older have at least one chronic condition, while 68 percent have two or more chronic conditions, according to the National Council on Aging. The top 10 chronic diseases faced by aging adults includes:

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July 17, 2019

Gardening is a beloved hobby for many seniors, as it provides physical, mental, and spiritual benefits. However, health issues caused by aging, such as immobility, stiff joints and muscles, or arthritis, can force your senior parent to put away their gardening tools. If your senior parent needs assistance with maintaining their home and garden, participating in physical and social activities, and engaging in friendly conversation, call SYNERGY HomeCare of Corona, Riverside, or Anaheim Hills. SYNERGY’s trained, skilled, and compassionated in-home caregivers can ensure that your aging parent stays healthy, safe, and active in the comfort of their home. If your senior parent lives alone and is unable to maintain their garden and enjoy their favorite outdoor activities, SYNERGY’s in-home caregivers can help your senior parent safely enjoy their favorite hobbies, and can ensure that your senior parent safely gardens by following the tips below:

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April 23, 2019

Does your senior parent drink alcohol? How the body processes and responds to alcohol can change with age. Aging slows the body’s ability to break down alcohol, so alcohol remains in a person’s system longer. If your senior parent has the same drinking patterns as they did when they were younger, their drinking habits may be negatively impacting their judgment, coordination, health, and reaction time, which can lead to dangerous or even deadly situations.

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February 28, 2017

Are you caring for your aging senior parent suffering with Alzheimer’s disease? Family caregiving is a full-time, laborious job. Your parent suffering with Alzheimer’s disease will continue to need around-the-clock care. Are you able to dedicate more time to your parent while still tending to the responsibilities of your work, family and home life? Caring for an aging parent with Alzheimer’s disease can result in a decline in your health, causing you to sleep less, eat an unhealthy diet and avoid exercise.

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September 13, 2016

Caring for a loved one with Alzheimer’s disease is a full-time job. Alzheimer’s disease is a serious illness of the brain, and causes the nerve cells in the brain to die, according to NIH Senior Health. This affect’s a person’s ability to remember and reminisce – people with Alzheimer’s have a difficult time concentrating and become forgetful and easily confused. The results of memory loss significantly affect the health of those with Alzheimer’s disease, and hinder their ability to complete daily tasks including preparing meals, bathing and dressing.

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December 23, 2014

Apple pies, apple strudels, apple fritters, apple cobblers and even apple ciders are popular treats during the holiday season. Generally adorned with golden buttery crusts, cinnamon and sugar, apple treats infuse sweet smells into every bustling home and holiday party. But, are you enjoying the sweet treat without the added sugar, butter and dash of salt?

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September 29, 2014

Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive disease that destroys memory and other mental functions, according to Mayo Clinic. Alzheimer’s disease causes brain cells to degenerate and die, resulting in steady decline in memory and mental function. 

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September 22, 2014

Stress, depression and anxiety affect millions of Americans. Late-life depression often goes untreated because most people believe that depression is a normal part of aging and a natural reaction to chronic illness. Many medications and self-help tips flood the medical field and media to help individuals alleviate these ailments, but easing the mind and body may be as simple as turning on some tunes.

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September 08, 2014

Home remedies and healthy food tips circulate the media, but what remedies and treats are actually tasty and therapeutic? Raw honey is a powerhouse of potential health benefits, and has been known to not only sweeten up an orange-spiced tea or baked biscuit, but also help alleviate ailments, from coughing to stomach ulcers.

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August 11, 2014

More than one-third of people ages 65 or older fall, according to NIH Senior Health. Fall-related injuries, such as brain trauma and hip fracture, can seriously impact an older person’s life, limiting independence and self-sufficiency.

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June 04, 2014

Foodborne illness, also known as food poisoning, occurs when certain disease-causing bacteria, viruses or parasites contaminate food. Roughly 1 in 6 Americans (or 48 million people) gets sick, 128,000 are hospitalized and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The majority of people affected by food poisoning include children, people with weakened immune systems and older adults.

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May 28, 2014

Personal hygiene is a difficult topic to discuss, especially when addressing the hygiene of your elderly loved one. Are you worried about your parent’s personal hygiene? Do you find that your loved one is refusing to bathe regularly? Sometimes, it’s difficult to casually initiate a conversation about bathing without offending, upsetting or confusing your parent. If you fear that your loved one’s personal hygiene is being compromised, assess the reasons for your loved one’s lack of good personal hygiene, constructively address your concerns with your parent and consider hiring a home-health professional.

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May 19, 2014

The sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays can damage your skin in as little as 15 minutes, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Do you or your senior parent have skin cancer? Or, do you think you and your family members are at risk? Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States. The most common types of skin cancer – basal cell and squamous cell carcinomas – are curable, but can be disfiguring and costly, according to the CDC.

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April 18, 2014

Water-based exercise, or swimming, provides numerous health benefits for people of all ages –especially seniors. Two and one-half hours a week of aerobic physical activity, such as swimming, can decrease the risk of chronic illnesses and improve health for people with diabetes and heart disease. Swimming also allows people to exercise longer in water than on land without increased effort or joint or muscle pain, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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March 31, 2014

When was the last time you or your senior parent took a walk? Walking is an understated exercise, but provides numerous health benefits. Consider encouraging your elderly loved one (and yourself!) to walk for 30 minutes a day. Health benefits from regular physical activity such as walking include:

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February 07, 2014

As of January 31, state health officials reported 147 flu-related deaths in the state of California, and the number may rise – 44 deaths are currently under investigation for possibly being flu-related. Last year, 106 people in California died from flu-related illness.

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February 07, 2014

Remaining active during the winter months may be difficult for your elderly loved one. Fortunately, an abundance of indoor activities can help your family member maintain physical, mental, and social stimulation. Maintaining an active lifestyle - for the body and mind - is the key to a happy, fulfilling, and rewarding life. Most likely, your loved one has an abundance of free time at their fingertips. 

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February 07, 2014

Ken Kuck, president of Synergy HomeCare of Corona/Riverside and Inland Empire Alzheimer’s Association sponsorship chair, has been selected to attend the Leadership Summit in New Orleans, an annual national conference designed to encourage Alzheimer’s Association staff and volunteers to brainstorm for the Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research.

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January 09, 2014

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States, and more than 2.2 million Americans ages 40 and older suffer from glaucoma, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This week, we at Synergy HomeCare Corona/ Riverside strive to raise awareness for National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread awareness about this sight-debilitating disease.

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December 05, 2013

We at Synergy HomeCare Corona/Riverside take pride in honoring our country’s war veterans, and would like to encourage you to do the same this National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day. Congress, by Public Law 103-308, amended December 7 as National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day, a day in which American citizens are encouraged to honor our country’s military members and observe this solemn day of remembrance.

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