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Coping Tips when Caring for a Loved One with Parkinson’s Disease

Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a chronic movement disorder that worsens over time.  A multi-disciplinary approach involving medication, surgery and affordable homecare in Phoenix can help those diagnosed effectively manage their symptoms. Parkinson’s disease can vary from day to day. At times, a person may be able to function normally while other times the disease can […]

Posted on October 4, 2013

Keep Out the Cold: Caregiver & Senior Health

The winter months bring snow, the holidays, and family gatherings. Unfortunately, they also bring the dreaded cold and flu season. For frail senior clients, this time of year can be particularly hazardous, as even a minor cold or a touch of the flu can develop dangerous complications. To ensure the safety of senior clients, there […]

Posted on November 28, 2011

Cypress Homecare Honored by Neurologist Visit

We at Cypress HomeCare Solutions are making a continuing effort to stay abreast of issues and progress made within the areas that affect our clients each and every day. Last month, In an series that we call, “Allow us to Introduce…,” brought to our Caregiving community by Cypress HomeCare Solutions and Bivens and Associates, we […]

Posted on October 21, 2011

Don’t Underestimate Senior Creativity

There are good and bad things about growing older.  You can retire, your family grows (of course, it is harder to remember birthdays for all your grandchildren), and let’s not forget about those senior discounts! Of course, there is also the fact that your body becomes more frail, and you sometimes don’t remember as clearly […]

Posted on August 15, 2011

When Families Feud, Elderly Parents Lose

Like most things in life, things can become overwhelming and stressful when going through the aging continuum either directly or indirectly. If you add in fighting and disagreements with the very people who are supposed to be helping than you have a recipe for disaster. Caregiving is no different and, combined with the emotional tax; […]

Posted on April 29, 2011

Help From an Unlikely Source

When you think about caregiving, there are a lot of things that come to mind. Finances, schedules, mediations… the list is probably endless. What you don’t think about is one of your greatest resources that are closest to you. Grandchildren have always seemed to have a magical bond with their grandparents. No one really knows […]

Posted on April 26, 2011

No Matter How Long the Winter, Spring Is Sure To Follow

Spring is a magical time that brings flowers, Easter, rain and…cleaning. While maybe not the most glamorous side of spring, cleaning is one of the most necessary. Winter is a time when people tend to stay indoors and, especially during Christmas, collect stuff. But for seniors, collecting should be to a minimum. Clutter can create […]

Posted on March 25, 2011

Finding Your Roots

As spring approaches, nature puts on her show of flowers and trees blooming across the Valley, promising new life and fresh starts. At Cypress, we are reminded that each and every tree that blooms on the horizon has worked its way to establish its roots. Discovering the intricacies of a family tree is a luxury […]

Posted on March 18, 2011

Clutter Control

Do you enter your parent’s home and can’t believe the stacks of stuff that have accumulated on every flat surface: piles of newspapers and mail everywhere, magazines and old photographs? As clutter creeps, it can be a problem. For senior citizens, it may threaten independence, reduce safety and create stress. The risks of out-of-control possessions […]

Posted on November 30, 2010