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Helping Our Clients Become More Mobile and Prevent Avoidable Falls

Hello friend, Starting in our thirties and continuing into our eighties, we lose up to 15% of our lean muscle mass. Falls are the leading cause of...

What Early Dementia Looks Like and How to Care for It

Dementia is a term that describes a range of symptoms that indicate an overall mental decline. It can be difficult to determine whether a person is...

How Comfort Keepers of Shelton's Caregivers Can Help Your Parent or Grandparent Adjust at Home After Surgery

May 25, 2017 by Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT It is common for seniors to have surgery or other medical procedures that require them to spend some...

Seniors and Their Families Should Get Serious About Falls!

Falling down should not be an unavoidable result of aging, but unfortunately statistics show that over 30% of Americans aged 65+ fall every year. In...

How to Help Stroke Survivors Regain Their Skills

A stroke can rob people of many physical and mental abilities. Depending upon the extent of the brain damage caused by the stroke, people may have...

Comfort keepers of Shelton, CT: The Relationship Between Diet and Fatigue

Seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog by Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT The old adage "you are what you eat" is well known, but have you ever really...

Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT Providing The Best-In-Class Home Care

Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT provides the best in class home health care for our seniors. Caring is a true passion of ours.  We strive to maintain...

Why Alzheimer’s Impacts More Women Than Men

Women make up two-thirds of the people living with Alzheimer’s disease. Given the general population is about half women, that means women are...

How to Develop an Effective Post-Stroke Care Plan

In the United States, approximately 700,000 people suffer a stroke each year, and two-thirds of them go on to need rehabilitation and post-stroke...

How to Manage Family, Career & Long-Distance Caregiving

If you are a long-distance caregiver, daily worries and frustration can easily become a way of life. However, information, organization, technology...