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Stunning Senior Care in Texas

Tailor-made care that a loved one deserves Frisco, Texas, April 6, 2019 – There is quite a bit that goes into helping loved ones with dementia and the assisted living arrangements that follow. When these conditions become too much for a loved one, sometimes support is necessary. The Cottages Senior Living in Texas offers the Alzheimer and Dementia assisted living support that is needed. The Cottages are a memory care facility with homes in Frisco and several other Texas locations. They specialize in dementia assisted living and are dedicated to helping residents around the clock. The staff truly care about each person and wants to see them get the best care possible. The Cottages build relationships that last between the staff and residents. Every floor plan is handcrafted to give each loved one a cozy, homelike feel. All families are invited to be on the property, which is complete with meals and activities. This allows the family to see how care is administered and what can be expected. The Cottages assisted living homes are available throughout Texas to help loved one’s living with Dementia or Alzheimer’s. They will be sure your loved one is taken care of when placed in their residence, and will be treated like the family that they are. The Cottages in Frisco are open and willing to help. About The Cottages The Cottages is dedicated to care for those with Alzheimer’s disease and other memory disorders.  The Cottage concept provides a home-like environment tailored to meet individual needs based on physical, mental and emotional needs. The Cottages offers all-inclusive pricing with no level of care charges...

How to Prevent the Leading Cause of Accidental Death Among Senior Adults

Heart attacks, stroke, cancer — each of these gives us reason to worry about the health of aging loved ones. But did you know that household hazards could pose an even greater risk to the health and well-being of senior adults? Falls rank among the leading causes of accidental death in the United States and are the top cause for fatal and non-fatal injuries among older adults. Falling can be dangerous at any age, but for senior adults, slipping or tripping and falling can cause hip fractures, broken bones and head injuries. According to the Centers for Disease Control, one-third of older adults who fall, suffer a hip fracture and are hospitalized, die within a year. Even without hospitalization, a history of falling could also lead to anxiety and depression that prohibits older adults from maintaining an active lifestyle. Fear of falling causes many senior adults to lose confidence and become less active as a result. The good news is that there is much we can do to help prevent accidental falls by making living environments safer for our aging loved ones. Senior adults can fall for any number of reasons. Some of the most common causes of falls include: Loss of coordination, flexibility and/or balance Vision or hearing loss Side effects of medications, such as dizziness, dehydration or interactions with other meds Environmental factors, such as tripping hazards around the home Chronic conditions such as diabetes, stroke or arthritis If you are a caregiver and/or loved one of a senior adult, here are six simple steps the National Council on Aging recommends to help prevent falls: Talk about...