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Understanding the Signs of a Stroke: Receive the Best Senior Care in Washington, DC

Understanding the Signs of a Stroke

If your senior loved one experiences a stroke, seconds count. The sooner they can receive treatment, the better their outcome. Let’s look at the signs of a stroke and how to recognize them so you can ...

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Senior Health Care Services in Washington, DC Offer 5 Activities to Do with Seniors that Will Lift Their Spirits

5 Activities to Do with Seniors that Will Lift Their Spirits

As your senior loved ones age, it’s important to spend quality time with them. Quality time allows you to build memories and connections. It also helps your loved one enrich their life. More, some act...

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Senior Health Care in Washington DC: How Can Respite Care Assist Seniors and Families?

How Can Respite Care Assist Seniors and Families?

For many Americans, the choice of what to do for an aging family member is simple: family cares for family. According to the AARP, that is true for over 53 million Americans who become the primary car...

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Senior Care Ideas in Washington, DC: How Gardening Can Help Seniors Stay Active

How Gardening Can Help Seniors Stay Active

Let’s face it: we could all use a little more outdoor time. Staying active is an important part of a healthy lifestyle, but can be challenging for seniors. At VMT Home Health Agency our in-home caregi...

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Helping Seniors Manage Allergies and Asthma in Washington, DC

Helping Seniors Manage Allergies and Asthma in Washington, DC

Asthma and allergies have become growing health problems for Americans of all ages, thanks in part to growing pollution over the past century. According to the CDC, almost 9% of adults aged 65-74 have...

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7 Essential Elements of Senior Wellness

Essential Elements of Senior Wellness

A healthy life is important at any age. It’s especially important as we get older that we make sure we focus on all aspects of our well-being. We all struggle to achieve the 7 essential elements of we...

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How Home Care Can Help Seniors with Chronic Pain

Caregiver Helping Senior with their Chronic Pain

For those living with chronic pain, even common tasks can become a major chore. Most people by now have at least a passing familiarity with the term “spoons” to refer to a person’s capacity to handle ...

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Safe Activities for Seniors During the Winter

Safe Activities for Seniors During the Winter

It’s important, to keep ourselves active during the winter, especially for seniors. While it’s tempting to just bundle up under a blanket and wait for spring, activity is important for our mental and ...

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Diabetes – Tips for Healthy Blood Sugars 

Diabetes – Doctor recommendations for healthy blood sugars

Diabetes – Doctor recommendations for healthy blood sugars  By Dr. Chantal Lewis, MD So, the holidays have come and gone and many of us have been to family gatherings and other fun festivit...

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How to Protect Seniors from the Flu this Winter

Protect Seniors from the Flu this Winter

It’s flu season. Senior citizens are particularly susceptible to the flu and complications from the illness. As caregivers, it’s important that we keep ourselves healthy and take extra steps to keep t...