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By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on May 24, 2018

When seniors receive regular visits from their loved ones, the benefits aren’t just emotional. Spending time with younger relatives helps seniors stay mentally and physically healthy and engaged, and it also gives younger relatives the chance to check on their senior loved one’s overall wellbeing. Here are a few reasons it’s important for family members to visit their senior relatives. Provide an Opportunity to Socialise If seniors don’t have people to talk to, they may become susceptible to isolation, mental health issues, and self-neglect. When relatives come for a visit, it gives older adults the chance to talk about their interests, friends, and lives. Visiting your elderly loved one regularly can preserve his or her communicative skills. For families living in Tweed Heads, respite care can be a wonderful solution when their ageing loved ones need companionship and socialisation a few hours a week or just need minor assistance with daily household tasks. At Home Care Assistance, we thrive on helping seniors maintain their independence while living in the comfort of home.  Remember Happy Memories It’s not every day that seniors and their loved ones get to take a trip down memory lane. Regular visits provide the opportunity to reminisce. …

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5 Amazing Exercises for Family Carers in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on May 10, 2018
5 Amazing Exercises for Family Carers in North Coast, NSW

For many family carers, their busy schedules don’t leave much time for trips to the gym. Even when time is scarce, you should try to fit in a few minutes of activity each day. When you maintain good physical health, you may be better able …

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How to Balance Your Loved One's Safety & Independence in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on April 19, 2018
How to Balance Your Loved One's Safety & Independence in North Coast, NSW

Seniors who maintain their independence often enjoy a better quality of life. However, the effects ageing has on a senior’s mental and physical health can make it difficult to do various daily activities without assistance. Here are a few ways you can encourage your senior …

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5 Easy Exercises for Ageing Adults with Parkinson's in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on April 5, 2018
5 Easy Exercises for Ageing Adults with Parkinson's in North Coast, NSW

Being diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease doesn’t mean seniors should stop exercising. Older adults need to stay physically active to alleviate some of the symptoms. Exercising is a great way to keep seniors moving and actively engaged. Here are some simple exercises that are beneficial for …

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How to Make Caregiving Duties Fun in North Coast, Australia
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on March 29, 2018
How to Make Caregiving Duties Fun in North Coast, Australia

Being a family caregiver does not necessarily have to be a challenging responsibility. There are steps you can take to simplify your responsibilities, making the role more enjoyable and less stressful. Here are some of the things family caregivers can do to find more enjoyment …

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A Blood Test Can Now Detect Alzheimer's Disease in North Coast Australia
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on March 15, 2018
A Blood Test Can Now Detect Alzheimer's Disease in North Coast Australia

According to Dementia Australia, dementia is considered the second leading cause of death in the country. In 2016, the number of dementia-related deaths surpassed heart disease. For 2018, an estimated 425,416 Australian adults live with dementia, out of which 64 percent are women. By 2025, …

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6 Ways to Stay Positive While Ageing in North Coast, Australia
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on February 22, 2018
6 Ways to Stay Positive While Ageing in North Coast, Australia

Maintaining a positive outlook goes a long way toward boosting overall health. A happy mindset reduces stress, protects immunity, repels depression, and promotes cognitive function. Here are a few ways your senior loved one can remain positive in the golden years. 1. Help At Least …

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Everything Seniors Need to Know About iStoppFalls in North Coast, NSW
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on February 8, 2018
Everything Seniors Need to Know About iStoppFalls in North Coast, NSW

Falls are a serious concern for older adults. Age, fitness level, gender, medication, and medical conditions can all impact a senior’s balance, strength, and overall health. Older adults who live predominantly sedentary lifestyles are at a high risk of falls and injuries. An older adult’s …

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Tips on Reducing Caregiving-Related Anxiety in North Coast Australia
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on January 25, 2018
Tips on Reducing Caregiving-Related Anxiety in North Coast Australia

Caregiver-related anxiety isn’t something that happens overnight, and it will not go away overnight either. Family caregivers need to make gradual changes to their lives to alleviate anxiety. Here are some of the things you can do to relieve your anxiety and enhance your overall …

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Healthy Restaurants for North Coast Seniors in North Coast Australia
By Meg Morrison, 9:00 am on January 11, 2018
Healthy Restaurants for North Coast Seniors in North Coast Australia

North Coast seniors can eat out without negatively affecting their health by choosing the restaurants wisely. When researching restaurants, older adults should consider hygiene and meal options available. Here are five healthy restaurants in North Coast older adults should consider. 1. Scratchley’s on the Wharf …

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