Aging issues can be overwhelming whether it is for yourself or a loved one. Atlanta Home Care Partners has put together a collection of articles to help!

Confusion. Disorientation. Memory loss. While these are certainly hallmark warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease as well as other types of dementia, they can also arise from taking particular medications. Rather than automatically assuming a diagnosis of dementia, examine the following… Read More
If you were to list the top 5 emotions you feel in caring for parents, what would they be? Maybe you’d first think of feelings like love, compassion, and sometimes, even dread or frustration. Would anger make the list? In… Read More
daughter discussing senior independence with elderly parent
As our parents get older, it’s not necessarily very easy to determine what our role as adult children should be. We want whatever is best for them; however, if we’re not careful, it is possible to overstep our boundaries and… Read More
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There’s nothing better than a tall, cold drink on a hot summer day; however, dysphagia in seniors can make this simple pleasure downright dangerous. Dysphagia – or trouble with swallowing – impacts millions of seniors, as a result of weakened… Read More
Senior woman at home drinking hot drink and smiling
Did you know…almost 1/2 of all older adults are chronically under-hydrated, as reported by a recent scientific study conducted at UCLA? Not only that, but older adults over age 65 represent the highest category of hospital admissions due to dehydration.… Read More
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In Isaac Asimov’s opinion, “The easiest way to solve a problem is to deny it exists.” It is a typical sentiment for lots of family caregivers when their loved one is diagnosed with a chronic condition, such as dementia. And… Read More
Seniors and Technology
It doesn’t matter if you are trying to tune a guitar, learn a new language, or simply add cats’ ears to a selfie, there’s an app for that! And for older adults who opt to age in place, seniors and… Read More
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Think about a regular day in the life of a senior loved one. Hopefully it provides a good number of positive and enriching activities: enjoying breakfast, engaging in an entertaining activity or interest, visiting with a friend or family member,… Read More
Elderly man talking with doctor at home
“There is a dog in my closet! I hear it growling the entire night. We need to track down its owner!” Hearing an older loved one voice worries like this that you are aware to be false is unsettling –… Read More
Senior woman checking label on medication
The most recent Alzheimer’s statistics are worrying. The illness has become the sixth leading cause of death, overtaking both breast cancer and prostate cancer put together. And while deaths from several chronic conditions, such as heart disease, are declining, those… Read More