At first glance, signs that your aging parent needs additional in-home care can be subtle. Knowing what to look for is key to protecting the safety of your elderly parent. Queen City Care specializes in Elder Care services and we’ve seen many cases where people have missed the signs of their parents’ increasing need for…

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Falls can happen any time and place, but they are more common in one’s own home.  Complications caused by broken hips can range from minor to severe and even death. According to CDC.gov, one out of three elderly adults falls each year. Queen City Care is here to share some common risk factors that help prevent…

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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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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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There may come a time when your significant other or parents will depend on you to take care of them for any number of reasons. Whether they suffer from Alzheimer’s, had a stroke or been diagnosed with cancer; the fact of the matter is they will need someone to look after them. The Journal of…

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Have you ever wondered how you or your loved ones would handle end of life decisions? The topic may not be top of mind for most, but it’s important for all Americans to ensure that their future healthcare choices are known and protected. A recent ABC News story highlighting “The Conversation Project” points out the…

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