Fun Activity Ideas for Someone with Dementia

Does your elderly loved one have any type of dementia? If so, it is important that they get to keep doing fun activities. Activities can help to keep your elderly loved one entertained. The activities can also keep your elderly loved one’s brain active. By doing that, the symptoms of dementia may lessen. The progression…

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4 Tips For Helping A Senior Loved One Lose Weight

There is some emerging science that shows that it may be advantageous for seniors to be a little overweight after the age of 80 because they tend to lose too much weight due to illness after that age. But the science is very clear that being overweight or obese can greatly increase a senior adult’s…

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Wonderful Caregivers Going Above and Beyond

We were extremely pleased with the staff at Modern Vintage Home Care, starting with the assessment that Derek did with my husband and I, he listened to my needs and found some wonderful Caregivers to come in to help me while my husband had to go out of town! Derek went above and beyond when…

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How To Make Living With Parkinson’s Easier

One of the best things to do if you have a loved one dealing with Parkinson’s is getting an in-home care plan. This means you can hire a caregiver to make sure the older adult is well looked after. They will create a care plan that will help manage the symptoms of Parkinson’s and ensure…

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Community Partnership Spotlight: 2021 FBISD Scholarship Winner!

Earlier this spring, Modern Vintage Home Care initiated its inaugural scholarship award opportunity ISD’s Class of 2021 students. We had an outstanding response of interested students that chose to write a small essay about serving seniors in our community. It is our pleasure to formally announce that the winner of the 2021 Modern Vintage Home…

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Four Ways to Maximize Caregiving for Your Senior

Caregiving changes rapidly as your senior’s needs change. When you’re doing as much as you can to make the most of the situation, that helps both you and your elderly family member. Help Your Senior to Set Realistic Goals Unrealistic goals are a big problem for your senior. They’re discouraging and they can even cause…

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Is it Time for Your Senior to Deal with Some Clutter?

Clutter is a huge hazard for aging adults. Depending on how bad the clutter is in her home, it can range from making storage of items she uses often difficult or it can literally be piled up around her home, threatening to trip her. If it’s time for your senior to work on that clutter,…

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Going Above and Beyond

Derek has gone above and beyond to help me with my mom’s needs after she was released from the hospital. I would recommend his company to anyone who is looking for care for their loved ones. He stayed personally involved to make sure my mom was getting the best care to help her return to…

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Community Partnership Spotlight: Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimer’s is the sixth-leading cause of death in the United States. This disease follows closely behind others, such as stroke, cancer, and heart disease, yet there is little known about it. Alzheimer’s is an irreversible degenerative disease of the brain that destroys memory and thinking skills. Eventually, sufferers can’t even perform simple everyday tasks. When…

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Music is Powerful: Here is How it Can Help Your Elderly Loved One

When you listen to music, what comes to your mind? For most people, music puts a smile on their face or at the very least puts them in a better mood. Did you know that research shows music is very powerful. It can benefit people in many ways. There have even been studies to show…

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