Fire Safety Tips You Should Know While Aging in Place

As we age, it can become harder to take care of ourselves on our own and protect ourselves from potentially dangerous situations. According to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), adults over the age of 65 are twice as likely to be injured or killed by home fires than anyone else. When choosing to age…

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An Overview of Caregiver Fatigue

Caregiver fatigue, also known as caregiver burnout, is a state of chronic physical and mental depletion caused by the persistent responsibility of caring for a loved one in need. Here, the home care providers at Avila Home Care detail common symptoms of caregiver fatigue and how to mitigate these feelings by prioritizing your own health…

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Why You are Never Too Old to Benefit From Quitting Smoking

No matter your age, it is never too late to quit smoking, and the health benefits you experience from breaking this habit can begin just 20 minutes after smoking your last cigarette. Here, the home care specialists at Avila Home Care detail why it is worth it for people of all ages to quit smoking.…

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Aging and LASIK Surgery

As our eyesight tends to worsen with age, many wonder if LASIK surgery is a viable option for the elderly compared to the typical contact lens or eyeglass prescription. Here, the aging-in-place and home care specialists at Avila Home Care explain how age and age-related factors can impact LASIK candidacy. You Must Be 18 Years…

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