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By Susan Bruketta, 7:22 pm on March 18, 2013

The senior population continues to grow and is larger than ever before.  Albuquerque elder care professionals estimate that there are currently 36 million seniors aged 65 and older living in the United States.  While an increase in the average life expectancy for Americans is a positive change, there are many stressors that accompany old age.  Seniors often struggle with financial difficulties, rising medical costs and declines in health. Although many individuals suffer from some form of stress at some point in their lives, seniors are often not as physically and mentally capable of handling stress.  As a result, seniors may experience physical side effects including increased blood pressure and elevated heart rates, as well as emotional side effects that range from feelings of anxiousness and irritability to depression and anger….

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By Susan Bruketta, 5:36 pm on January 17, 2013

If your parent or loved one has experienced a decline in their health and you are going to provide care from your own home, there are many things that can be done to ensure the home is safe and accessible for your loved one.  Although setting up a home for family elder care in Albuquerque may require a little extra time and patience, the advantages of keeping a senior loved in familiar surroundings can significantly enhance their overall happiness and quality of life. Eliminate Clutter by Expanding Storage Seniors require clear floor space so they can maneuver safely through the home. This is especially important for seniors who use mobility aids such as walkers and wheelchairs. To begin eliminating the clutter, decide upon which objects are necessary for daily living….

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By Susan Bruketta, 5:34 pm on January 17, 2013

According to statistical data, an estimated 33 percent of seniors aged 65 and older suffer from falls every year.  While many seniors are able to manage certain tasks safely during the day, at night simple activities can easily cause falls or accidents.  Home Care Assistance of Albuquerque offers tips to help reduce your loved one’s risk of falling at night. 1. Make sure your loved one stays up to date on all of their medical appointments and exams.  With age, declining eyesight and mobility makes seniors more prone to falls, especially at night.  In addition, these medical appointments can ensure your loved one doesn’t suffer negative side effects from any of their medications such as dizziness or drowsiness which could hinder their mobility and also increase their risk for falls….

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