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Alcohol Consumption in Seniors: A Delicate Balance

Seniorhelpdesk.com healthcare blog by Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT Numerous studies on the effects of alcohol consumption in seniors indicate that...

7 Tips for Reducing Sundowning

What is sundowning? Sundowning is a symptom of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia. It’s also known as “late-day confusion.” If someone...

Elderly Care for Diabetes: Tips for Taking Care of Toes & Feet

Senior Help Desk Healthcare Blog by Comfort Keepers of Shelton, CT Taking proper care of feet is essential for seniors with diabetes Whether they...

Senior Summer Safety

It's the start of summer! Summertime means more time spent outdoors soaking up the sun, and unfortunately battling the sun’s rays as well. Fresh air...
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Senior Friendly Celebration Ideas for the Fourth

Sometimes a Senior loved one can’t get out to the holiday party, so here are some ideas on how to bring the party to them, and what activities might...

The Role Daughters Play in Dementia Care

What are the early signs of dementia? Which family member will have the time and resources to support our aging loved one? These are all important...

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...