How a Home Caregiver Can Help Keep Seniors Safe

There are many reasons to hire a home caregiver for a senior loved one. Home caregivers can help to relieve you of some of the stresses of caregiving, and can be with your loved one during times when you aren’t available. But home caregivers do more than just provide care – they can actually help…

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Three Heart Attack Symptoms in Seniors You Need to Know

In This Article:  Heart Attack Symptoms in Seniors to Watch For Heart Attacks and Seniors Reducing a Senior’s Risk of Heart Attacks Your Next Steps February is American Heart Month, an event designed to remind Americans to focus on heart health. At Cahoon Care, we wanted to take this opportunity to share a few important…

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Top Five Signs of Malnourishment in Seniors

Good nutrition is essential to good health, but many seniors are at risk of malnutrition. Factors such as depression, limited social interaction, and even illnesses such as Alzheimer’s disease can reduce a senior’s ability or desire to get the nutrition they need. Malnutrition can occur when a senior doesn’t get enough nutrients or doesn’t get…

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Four Ways to Decrease Social Isolation for Seniors

As seniors age, social isolation can become a significant issue. Seniors may leave their homes less often, and mobility issues may affect how much your parent can get out to social or even family events. Social isolation brings challenges, contributing to depression and causing loneliness. But you can help to decrease social isolation for your…

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Flu Prevention For Seniors

How to Protect Your Parents During Flu Season No one enjoys getting the flu, but the illness can be particularly dangerous for those over 65. The flu can lead to issues like pneumonia and dehydration, and can make pre-existing conditions like asthma worse. Luckily, there are a number of ways that you can help to…

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How to Hire a Caregiver for a Senior Parent or Loved One

How to Hire a Caregiver for a Senior Parent or Loved One Is it time to hire a caregiver for your senior parent or loved one? Do you find yourself needing to hire a caregiver, but wondering where to start? It’s important for children to be involved in the hiring process for a number of…

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5 Tips for Discussing Home Care with Seniors

If you’ve been seeing signs that your parent or loved one needs home care, then you may be feeling anxious about having that initial conversation with your parent. Introducing the idea of home care to a senior can be a sensitive conversation, but we have some tips to help you navigate that discussion. How to…

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Medication & Pill Reminder Tips for the Elderly | Cahoon Care

Medication & Pill Reminder Tips to Keep Your Elderly Parents Healthy Many seniors depend on medications to stay healthy. But medications are only helpful if seniors receive the correct doses at the correct times. Missing doses or taking too much medication can pose serious health risks. Taking medication accurately is a serious issue that many…

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