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By Pete Lane, 11:50 pm on June 16, 2014

According to Centennial senior care experts, a urinary tract infection (UTI) is considered to be one of the most common infections in older adults. While most people portray physical symptoms during a UTI, an elderly person may not develop any bodily symptoms at all. Instead, they most often suffer from…

By Pete Lane, 8:00 am on June 9, 2014

Today’s seniors are now more aware than ever of how many benefits can accrue from keeping in good shape. A healthy and active lifestyle can help reduce the risk of numerous diseases, decrease fall risk, and lead to better emotional and mental health. While almost any exercise habit is a…

By Pete Lane, 8:00 am on June 2, 2014

Caring for an ill, aging parent or loved one can be emotionally and physically exhausting for the caregiver. This may be especially so for those that have a career and are also juggling the needs of children and a spouse. The stress of managing multiple roles can seem insurmountable and…

By Pete Lane, 8:00 am on May 26, 2014

The Annual Salute to Seniors event is celebrating its 25th anniversary in Denver, Colorado this month. This event promises to be educational, fun and a great experience for senior adults and their families. Hosted by the Colorado Gerontological Society, the Annual Salute to Seniors is the largest senior-focused event in…

By Pete Lane, 8:00 am on May 19, 2014

Back pain is a common physical condition that can occur at any age with varying levels of severity. Due to the prevalence of back pain in the senior population, it can sometimes be difficult to determine when it has become serious enough to warrant further investigation. For this reason, seniors…

By Pete Lane, 8:00 am on May 12, 2014

Receiving an Alzheimer’s diagnosis leaves families feeling a range of emotions, and above all, leaves them curious about what comes next. While many families know the common symptoms associated with this type of memory loss such as increased forgetfulness and confusion, there are other symptoms that family members be unaware…

By Pete Lane, 8:43 pm on May 5, 2014

Crossword puzzles have many cognitive benefits for seniors who can enjoy an engaging word game while boosting their memory. Yet, those who are new to completing crosswords may need some help getting started. These 4 tips from Home Care Assistance of Centennial, CO will help to keep the game fun…

By Pete Lane, 8:14 pm on April 21, 2014

Did you know that almost 1 out of every 3 Americans will develop shingles during their lifetime? Considering that a majority of shingles sufferers are over the age of 60, it is clear why it is important to understand what shingles is and how it can be contracted. As a…

By Pete Lane, 7:20 pm on April 14, 2014

Children rarely want to visit the doctor. Some even dread the trip, making excuses on why they shouldn’t have to go. As a caregiver to an aging loved one, you may begin to notice that your parent or grandparent is starting to exhibit the same behaviors, and is likely doing…

By Pete Lane, 6:02 pm on April 7, 2014

Bob Hope once said, “I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful.” At Home Care Assistance of Centennial, CO, we find Hope’s words to be true, especially when it comes to caregiving. While caregiving can be a rewarding experience,…