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Signs That Your Loved Ones Need Care Services at Home

Seniors have numerous struggles as they age. They may need personal care, respite care, and other caregiving services at home. But, how do you know when it’s time to assist them? Understand what your elderly loved ones’ needs are and watch out for these warning signs below. The house is in disarray. Is your loved … Continue reading

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Benefits of Occupational Therapy for the Elderly

Aging can be tough, especially when seniors start to lose the ability to do simple things, such as bathing, getting dressed, and brushing teeth. Do your loved ones’ struggle in completing these tasks? They may need home health aides or occupational therapy at home! Understand how occupational therapy can help below. It improves the quality … Continue reading

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Looking Out for Post-Surgical Complications

Most people assume that the worst is over once you survive the surgery. However, that is not quite true. Patients still require care and monitoring after their surgeries to look out for post-surgical complications. As a provider of home healthcare services in Fort Washington Maryland, it is part of our job to make sure that … Continue reading

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Senior Skincare: Is Your Bath Gentle Enough?

Our skin goes through various changes as we age. It may not be as supple as it used to be and may now be prone to dryness and irritation. This is why senior skin requires care and attention. As a provider of home healthcare services in Fort Washington Maryland we always make sure to care … Continue reading

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Foot Swelling: Home Remedies for Edema

Edema is swelling caused by excess fluid that is trapped in your body’s tissues. It can affect any part of your body. However, it is more noticeable on your hands, arms, feet, legs, and ankles. Some causes of edema are pregnancy, medication, heat, or underlying diseases, like kidney disease or congestive heart failure. If you … Continue reading

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Signs and Symptoms of the Flu in Seniors

Influenza (or the flu) is a common seasonal virus. People who get the flu suffer mild to severe symptoms, seniors being the most vulnerable to the latter. Given the high risk of complications in older adults, Breakthrough Healthcare Services wants to shed light on the early signs of the flu in your seniors so you … Continue reading

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