1. How Your Brain Changes With Age

    As we grow older, all of our bodies’ systems grow and change with us — including our brains. Increased forgetfulness and other cognitive challenges are often seen as normal age-related changes, and these challenges are not necessarily cause for concern about Alzheimer’s or other diagnosable de…Read More

  2. Alzheimer’s or Just Aging? Recognizing 5 Early Symptoms of Dementia

    Alzheimer’s disease (AD) currently affects nearly six million people across America, most of them above the age of 65. This poses a unique challenge for anyone watching for the onset of AD, since many of its earliest symptoms are just exaggerated versions of what naturally occurs as the body ages.…Read More

  3. 5 Great Ways for Senior Citizens to Exercise

    We’ve already talked about the importance of exercise for senior citizens. But as you get older, it can be challenging to find exercise you enjoy that isn’t too hard on your body. Running delivers impacts to your joints with a force three to four times your body weight; group sports become much …Read More

  4. More Reasons to Work With Your Healing Touch

    In part one of our blog series, we looked at a handful of reasons as to why you should consider working with Your Healing Touch. Our Indianapolis home personal care services agency aims to provides seniors in the greater Indianapolis area with a variety of services, from basic housekeeping to meal p…Read More

  5. Reasons To Work With Your Healing Touch

    Your Healing Touch aims to provide seniors in the greater Indianapolis area with the best in home personal care services. In part one of our blog series, we’ll look at a few examples as to why you should consider working with us for all of your Indianapolis senior home personal care service needs.…Read More

  6. Great Brain-Boosting Activities for Seniors

    One of the most important aspects of elder care is keeping the patient's mind active and engaged. The brain is a muscle, and just like the rest of our muscles, it needs to be exercised regularly to help it stay strong. This can be especially true for senior patients. That's because as we get older, …Read More

  7. Essential Qualities of an In-Home Caregiver

    When you hire someone to provide your elderly loved one with in-home care, you want to do everything to ensure that they are the right match for your needs. Even if they have the right qualifications, not everyone will have the right qualities to make them an excellent in-home health aide for the el…Read More

  8. When to Consider Hospice Care

    At the end of a long battle with a serious illness, you or your loved one may be struggling to live life. This difficult and sad time is made more stressful by trying to decide the best option for care. One option in the last stages of life that can empower patients is hospice care. Hospice is a way…Read More