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Seniors and low vision

Caring For a Senior Parent With Low Vision

About four million Americans live with low vision, a rising condition that is one of the leading causes of disability in the United States. The likelihood of experiencing low vision increases progressively with age. While low vision is a natural effect of getting older, your senior parent can learn to adapt with modifications to the home environment, which can be facilitated by a professional in-home care provider, such as Visiting Angels.

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Is it Time for Your Loved Ones to Leave Their Homes?

At this point, one of the biggest decisions families face is whether or not their loved one is still able to live at home. Families are often left wondering if it would be best for their loved one to move into a family member’s home, assisted living facility, or nursing home.

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Assisted Living Care Can Be Made Easy

By hiring a personal caregiver from Visiting Angels to assist your loved one, you can supplement the care they receive through assisted living, improve their quality of life, and enjoy greater peace of mind yourself.

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Is it Dementia or Just Memory Loss?

We all forget things now and then, especially as we get older. However, if someone you love has grown noticeably more forgetful or absentminded over time, it could be a precursor to a serious cognitive issue like Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia.

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Why Hire a Professional In-Home Caregiver

For many families, hiring a professional in-home caregiver is an effective and considerate way to promote their loved one’s health and happiness every day.

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Loneliness in Seniors

We all struggle with loneliness from time to time, but for seniors, it can be more detrimental to their mindset and overall health. If one of your elderly loved ones lives on their own, you may be concerned about senior isolation — especially with ongoing restrictions due to COVID-19.

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