Five Signs from Your Body That You Need Respite Time

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM | Feb 21, 2020 | Comments Off on Five Signs from Your Body That You Need Respite Time

Senior Care in Manalapan NJ: Are you listening to what your body is telling you? Here are 5 ways it’s trying to tell you something important.

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Health Benefits of Walking for Elderly Adults

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM | Feb 14, 2020 | Comments Off on Health Benefits of Walking for Elderly Adults

Elderly Care in Spotswood NJ: Do you have an elderly loved one to care for? Are you worried about their health? If so, then you should know there are many health benefits of walking for elderly adults.

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Top Tips for Lowering Cholesterol

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM | Feb 7, 2020 | Comments Off on Top Tips for Lowering Cholesterol

Home Care in Manalapan NJ: If your older family member has been diagnosed with high cholesterol, it’s important for them to do what they can to bring their levels down.

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Four Tips to Avoid Losing Yourself to Caregiving

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM | Jan 31, 2020 | Comments Off on Four Tips to Avoid Losing Yourself to Caregiving
Caregivers in Hamilton NJ

Caregivers in Hamilton NJ: Maintaining your own identity as a caregiver is vital. If you’re not doing this already, you need to figure out how to make some changes.

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How Healthy Are Potatoes?

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM | Jan 24, 2020 | Comments Off on How Healthy Are Potatoes?

Senior Care in Manchester NJ: If you’re searching for ways to improve the way your older family member eats, you may be happy to hear that potatoes are no longer on the “don’t eat” list.

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Ways to Exercise When Seniors Are Stuck Inside

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM | Jan 17, 2020 | Comments Off on Ways to Exercise When Seniors Are Stuck Inside

The winter months make it harder for older adults to get outside and exercise the way they might during the warmer months. Many seniors choose walking as their favorite form of exercise, but that can be difficult to do in the winter when it’s cold and sidewalks are icy. So, what can your aging relative…

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What to Do When Seniors with Dementia Hoard Things

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM | Jan 10, 2020 | Comments Off on What to Do When Seniors with Dementia Hoard Things

Claire’s mother, Louise, had been diagnosed with dementia a few years ago. One day, while cleaning Louise’s house, Claire discovered a drawer filled with old food and other items from around the house that seemed to have no meaning or particular value. Claire was astonished by the discovery and wondered what was going on. She…

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What Can Your Senior Do about Chronic Pain?

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM | Jan 3, 2020 | Comments Off on What Can Your Senior Do about Chronic Pain?

One of the biggest factors in quality of life for a senior family member could be whether she battles chronic pain or not. Pain is a tremendous drain on your senior’s physical and emotional resources. Helping her to manage it demands a multi-pronged approach. Talk to Her Doctor about a Plan Any time you’re dealing…

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Four Steps for Facing the Driving Talk

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM | Dec 27, 2019 | Comments Off on Four Steps for Facing the Driving Talk
Senior Care in Mercerville NJ

If you’ve been dreading talking to your senior about driving, you’re not alone. Try these ideas. Try to Picture How She’s Feeling Before you do anything, take a few minutes and try to imagine how your senior is feeling about all of this. Chances are very high that she’s not feeling great about the idea…

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What Does the CARE Act Mean for Your Family?

By Dr. Shelly Chinkes, DPM | Dec 13, 2019 | Comments Off on What Does the CARE Act Mean for Your Family?

Home Care in Spotswood NJ: AARP and several other organizations have been pushing the Caregiver Advise, Record, Enable (CARE) Act. It’s now become the law in 40 states.

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