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Our senior in-home care experts have created these resources to help you with your in-home care needs. We cover topics from Aging in Place technology to how to pay for long-term care. Our goal is to provide information that enables all seniors to remain independent within their home for as long as they want.

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Malnutrition in Elderly & Dementia

Malnutrition. Can you guess how malnutrition paired with dementia can affect seniors negatively? While many know some of the symptoms caused by dementia such as memory loss and irritability, few know that dementia also causes loss of appetite and difficulty swallowing. This ultimately leads to a major problem in the older adult population: Malnutrition. Dementia is […]

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Our Journey Thus Far

During the past year and 9 months we have created many memories here at The Helper Bees, both in the office and outside with our helpers and senior. We have been working hard and diligently in order to achieve the goal of creating a place where seniors can find caregivers to provide help.Our team is comprised from expert and […]

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Home Care Benefits – 5 Advantages & Reasons

Home Care is a popular topic these days, in fact 65 million Americans are looking forward to finding a home caregiver. To fully understanding home care and its benefits is not always straightforward. Because dealing with age-related issues will often involve multiple family members, it is particularly important to have a clear picture in your mind of the advantages. […]

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Parkinson’s Care – How to Help Seniors with PD

How To Care For Someone With Parkinson’s Disease (PD)? Parkinson’s disease is a chronic and progressive movement disorder that results from the degradation of vital nerve cells in the brain. Parkinson’s disease is progressive, meaning it will continually worsen over time. The more the disease progresses the less dopamine (a compound present in the body as a […]

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Aging in Place: Home Modifications

Aging In Place – Home Modifications The recent trend among seniors is to stay in their homes as long as possible. Industry insiders call this lofty goal aging in place and it encompasses a tremendous amount of sectors, ranging from: home modification, technology, medical and in-home care support. Naturally, the vast majority of adults prefer to age in […]

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Alzheimer’s disease and Depression: Fighting them together

Alzheimer’s disease and depression sadly go hand in hand. The Alzheimer’s Association reports: Experts estimate that up to 40 percent of people with Alzheimer’s disease suffer from significant depression. Identifying depression in someone with Alzheimer’s can be difficult, since dementia can cause some of the same symptoms. The unique and terrible aspect of Alzheimer’s disease is […]

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Importance of Alzheimer’s Early Diagnosis

With a disease that currently has no cure like Alzheimer’s, there is a debate about whether a person should seek out an early diagnosis. The misconception revolves around the idea that whether one is confirmed to have Alzheimer’s disease, at any stage, the end result is the same. However, this is incorrect because it discounts all […]

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The Early Stage of Alzheimer’s Disease [Infographic]

Share Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease Alzheimer’s Disease is a debilitating disorder that has touched almost every family in the world. As the incidences of the disease have increased, so has this common question: How do you know if it could be Alzheimer’s?  Click to see larger version of this infographic Alzheimer’s is a neurodegenerative disease of […]

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Healthy Living for Seniors: 10 Best Tips

Share Knowing how healthy living for seniors can be achieved is VERY important. Today you’re worried about what you’re eating or maybe you’re wondering: how to maintain good health in old age? Look no further, we did the hard work for you: we put together the best tips that lead to healthy living for seniors It’s important for […]

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Outdoor Activities for Seniors: 8 Ideas They Will Love

Share Going outside in the fresh summer air is a wonderful way for elders and caregivers to spend their time together doing great outdoor activities for seniors. Going outside encourages light exercise and promotes socializing, which are both important parts for a healthy senior lifestyle. There are a handful of great outdoor activities for senior citizens to do that […]