Understanding the Difference Between Alzheimer’s and Dementia

March 13, 2019 | BY PHS Staff

At Preferred HealthStaff, we’ve occasionally heard Alzheimer’s disease and dementia used interchangeably. Both of these ailments have some major similarities, […]

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The Benefits of Receiving In-Home Care While Aging in Place

February 28, 2019 | BY PHS Staff

Recently we’ve noticed that more people are choosing to stay at home as they age. There are actually more than […]

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Do Creative Activities Promote Healthy Aging?

June 30, 2018 | BY PHS Staff

Much of the advice around self-care for seniors centers on the body. That’s understandable, given that physical health prolongs life, […]

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7 Benefits of Aging in Place

June 15, 2018 | BY PHS Staff

A couple of years ago, Jane Brody unexpectedly had her fifteen minutes of viral fame with an article in the […]

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Senior Care Tips for Preventing Heat Exhaustion & Heat Stroke

April 30, 2018 | BY PHS Staff

For many people, summer is the best time of year. But for seniors and senior care providers, the risk of […]

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Need for Dementia Care Services Rising at Concerning Pace

February 22, 2018 | BY PHS Staff

Despite major advances in medical science, a cure for Alzheimer’s and other forms of dementia remains out of reach. As […]

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The Need for Companion Care: 8 Unsettling Senior Isolation Facts

January 22, 2018 | BY PHS Staff

There aren’t many health risks more serious — or more misunderstood — than senior isolation. The likelihood of living alone […]

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How Often Should You Schedule Homemaker Services?

January 17, 2018 | BY PHS Staff

Seniors sometimes struggle with housekeeping and homemaking. Doing the laundry, making meals, washing dishes, and vacuuming floors — all of […]

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4 Reasons Seniors Prefer Personal Care Services to Facility Care

December 19, 2017 | BY PHS Staff

Personal care services are often compared with care provided in facilities like nursing homes and assisted living centers. It’s easy […]

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How to Manage Confusion in Alzheimer’s Home Care

December 13, 2017 | BY PHS Staff

Moments of confusion are a fact of life when caring for someone with Alzheimer’s. As Alzheimer’s progresses, these moments become […]

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