Queen City Care staff members often see cases of hoarding behavior with their Elder Care patients. This is a common problem among the elderly as they have accumulated a lifetime of stuff and in some cases have grown attached to these items.  It can become a dangerous situation and difficult for loved ones to deal…

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At Queen City Care, we see various cases of broken or fractured hips. According to AARP.org, hip fractures actually kill tens of thousands each year. There are tips to help you survive and heal from this type of ailment and we’d like to share a few with you. Seniors are at a greater risk for…

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We may have been created equal, but when it comes to aging, there are significant differences between men and women. Queen City Care will break down the dynamics of aging between both sexes. First off, women outlive men by an average of five years! There have been a number of theories and studies to explain…

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Finding quality elder care in Cincinnati, OH. for a loved one can be an overwhelming process and you may not know where to start. Queen City Care in Cincinnati, OH has a few suggestions on how to find the perfect elder care match for you or your loved one: Word of Mouth – Start by…

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June is National Smile month and Queen City Care would like to spread some smiles! Being a senior citizen comes with its fair share of benefits (and we’re not just talking about Medicare). A wealth of knowledge comes with a certain age and we would like to celebrate that! So for National Smile Month, we’ve…

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Whether it’s in our local community of Cincinnati or with an international organization like A Child’s Hope In’l., we here at Queen City Care believe in giving back. This past Saturday, June 1st was World Hunger Day. Did you know that an eighth of the world’s population lives in extreme poverty? That equates to over…

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Did you know that there are certain foods that have natural pain relieving qualities? No food will completely relieve pain, but Queen City Elder Care suggests adding these foods into your diet as a part of your chronic-pain management strategy. Foods rich in essential fatty acids (omega-3 and omega-6) such as salmon, nuts and corn…

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The cost of assisted living care is on the rise. According to A Place for Mom, the average monthly assisted living rent increased $100 in just 2012 alone. Some are saying that the cost associated for senior care could be the next financial crisis. Since the burden usually falls on the elder’s children, they can…

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Do your prescription glasses need updating? Perhaps your vision has been blurred in recent months. You aren’t alone. In the U.S., over 177 million people suffer from some sort of vision loss.  May marks Healthy Vision Month and Queen City Elder Care would like to share some tips to keep your vision sharp all year…

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Queen City Hospice and the rest of the nation are celebrating National Nurses Week from May 6th – 12th. National Nurses Week occurs on the same dates every year with May 12th marking the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing. The American Nurses Association calls attention to all registered nurses during this…

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