Personalized Home Care in Houston Texas

Dear Donna — Why You Don’t Correct Someone with Alzheimer’s

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Mar 12, 2019 | Comments Off on Dear Donna — Why You Don’t Correct Someone with Alzheimer’s

The memory of a person with cognitive impairment from some form of dementia changes due to changes in their brain. They are not making up stories, they are telling you what they are experiencing.

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Four Chronic Health Conditions That Affect Large Numbers of People 65 or Older

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Mar 7, 2019 | Comments Off on Four Chronic Health Conditions That Affect Large Numbers of People 65 or Older
Senior Care in River Oaks TX: Four Chronic Health Conditions That Affect Large Numbers of People 65 or Older

Senior Care in River Oaks TX: Eighty percent of Americans over the age of 65 have one chronic health condition. Seventy-seven percent have two or more. There are four key chronic health conditions out there, and all of them combined account for 66 percent of the yearly death toll.

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Tips for Living with Heart Failure

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Mar 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Tips for Living with Heart Failure
Home Care in Katy TX: Tips for Living with Heart Failure

Home Care in Katy TX: Finding out that your older family member is suffering from heart failure can be disturbing. The name of the condition implies the heart has stopped working altogether.

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How to Start Meeting Your Goals as a Caregiver

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Feb 21, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Start Meeting Your Goals as a Caregiver
Caregivers in Katy TX: How to Start Meeting Your Goals as a Caregiver

Caregivers in Katy TX: Setting goals isn’t always difficult as a caregiver, but meeting them can be.

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Four Tips for Moving in with Your Aging Family Member

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Feb 15, 2019 | Comments Off on Four Tips for Moving in with Your Aging Family Member
Elderly Care in Cinco Ranch TX: Four Tips for Moving in with Your Aging Family Member

Elderly Care in Cinco Ranch TX: At some point, you and your senior family member may need to live in the same location together. It’s not always easy, but it is doable.

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Veterans Stories of Service Event at Trotter Family YMCA

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Feb 13, 2019 | Comments Off on Veterans Stories of Service Event at Trotter Family YMCA

The Trotter Family YMCA Active Older Adults program is hosting an excellent educational event on Friday, February 15 at 11am.

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5 Ways to Add Flavor Without Salt

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Feb 8, 2019 | Comments Off on 5 Ways to Add Flavor Without Salt
Senior Care in Houston TX: 5 Ways to Add Flavor Without Salt

Senior Care in Houston TX: One way to reduce the amount of sodium your older family member eats each day is to find other ways to add flavor to food without sprinkling salt on it. Below are 5 delicious ideas that may help.

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Battling MS-Related Fatigue

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Feb 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Battling MS-Related Fatigue
Elder Care in Katy TX: Battling MS-Related Fatigue

Elder Care in Katy TX: It’s not uncommon for older adults with multiple sclerosis (MS) to feel like they have no energy. The feeling can be so pervasive that it doesn’t go away even if they rest.

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Dear Donna

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Feb 1, 2019 | Comments Off on Dear Donna

My Mom is 87 years old. She is forgetful and she says that all her friends have the same complaint and that it is just a part of getting older. My sisters and I worry that it could be something more. What do you think?

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How to Help Seniors with Severe Dizziness

By Donna Wrabel, LMSW | Jan 25, 2019 | Comments Off on How to Help Seniors with Severe Dizziness
Home Care in Houston TX: How to Help Seniors with Severe Dizziness

Home Care in Houston TX: Several different health issues can cause dizziness in elderly adults, but one thing is certain—it’s very difficult to live independently when it feels like the room is spinning and you can’t stay on your feet.

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