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Making wise choices for senior heart health can be a challenge without proper support.

What We Know About Nutritional Choices for Senior Heart Health

Our aging care experts at Complete Care at Home realize that it’s not always easy to make the right nutritional choices for heart health when guidelines appear to continuously be changing. We had been told that saturated fats from options including butter, red meat and fried foods were harmful and

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When it comes to managing heart disease medications, a little organization and planning goes a long way.

Expert Recommendations for Managing Heart Disease Medications

If you’re managing heart disease medications, you know it is crucial to take them just as prescribed. But what exactly does that mean? Here are some helpful recommendations from Complete Care at Home that can help you get the most from your meds: Be aware of which meds you’re taking.

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benefits of care coordination

The Benefits of Care Coordination: Reduced Re-hospitalization in Seniors

There is currently a top priority for hospitals: lowering readmissions for high-risk patients. Healthcare Financial Management Association’s article “Two Ways Hospitals Can Reduce Avoidable Readmissions” reports that effective initiatives from several hospitals with lower 30-day rehospitalizations are, to a certain degree, the result of participating with inpatient and outpatient care

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senior visits to the emergency room

Reduce Senior Visits to the Emergency Room With These Tips

Although naturally we would like to visualize enjoying a Norman Rockwell-worthy holiday gathering, with all of our loved ones spending quality time together and mom’s traditional holiday feast, the reality for countless families instead consists of something unanticipated: an E/R visit. In fact, research reveals that senior visits to the

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confused senior man - Anosognosia may occur in seniors with dementia

Combating Anosognosia in a Person with Dementia

“How could you possibly say that I have dementia? There’s not a single thing wrong with me!” If an older loved one with dementia voices sentiments like this, you may be thinking to yourself that the senior is simply in denial and not willing to admit such a difficult diagnosis.

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senior dealing with copd challenges during the pandemic

Recommendations for Best Managing COPD Challenges During the Pandemic

Individuals with COPD have needed to stay particularly vigilant since the COVID-19 pandemic began, as they are likely at both a higher risk for contracting the virus and for developing more severe complications. A newly released research study published by the European Respiratory Journal reported that COPD patients were more

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senior with copd enjoying fresh air

COPD and Indoor Air Quality: How to Improve Your Home

Loved ones providing COPD care for an older loved one know that outdoor air pollution can make symptoms worse. But, did you realize that COPD and poor indoor air quality also are a bad combination and may intensify COPD symptoms? Cleaning the air inside the senior’s home can help those

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