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Senior Helpers provides many in-home, care-giving services for the elderly in the Evanston, Illinois area. We offer extensive in-home care services for seniors who embrace their independence and the personal dignity that goes with it. Our in-home care services are provided by bonded and insured care givers all of whom pass a National background check.

If a senior family member needs in-home care services in Evanston, Kenilworth, Morton Grove, Skokie, Wilmette and the surrounding areas, we are an excellent choice with impeccable references. Home health care for your elderly loved ones is never an easy choice, but we can promise we will do our best to make it as painless as possible. From our family to yours we sincerely thank you for considering Senior Helpers of Evanston Home Health Care Company. For more information, please visit: http://www.seniorhelpers.com/evanston.

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Senior helpers in home elder care of evanston, illinois, shares the best gifts for seniors

  1. 1. Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Evanston, Illinois, Shares TheBest Gifts for SeniorsDo and Dont Gifts for the ElderlyThe elderly can be the most difficult people to shop for during the holidays. Selectingappropriate gifts for seniors means being mindful of certain restrictions and limitations, so thatthe gift that you give can be enjoyed.Dont give these food gifts:Candy, nuts, salty snacks, taffy, popcorn, specialty coffee, caramel corn and sweetsMany seniors suffer from diabetes, digestive issues and weak teeth. Many senior havedentures. Candy, nuts and sweets may hurt their teeth. Many candies are sticky and difficult tochew. Diabetics, of course, must restrict their sugar intake. Nuts and popcorn are difficult todigest and aggravate Irritable Bowel Syndrome, colon problems, diverticulitis and otherdigestive issues. Salty snacks and caffeine are unhealthy for seniors with high blood pressure,circulation problems and heart disease. Salty snacks are hard on the teeth.Do give these food gifts:Herbal teas, vitamin drinks, hot cocoa, low-sodium crackers, Pepperidge Farm crackers (madewith healthier ingredients), soft, non-sticky candies made with Splenda, mints and hard candyDo give these helpful gifts:Senior citizens may have difficulty seeing and hearing things clearly. Many elderly people loveto read, but lack the visual acuity. Instead of giving books with fine print that are difficult to seeand read, look for these entertainment alternatives: • . . . . . .books with large print • . . . . . .large coffee table books with nice illustrations • . . . . . .book magnifier for reading • . . . . . .large print crossword and word puzzle books • . . . . . .books on CD, a • . . . . . .folding lap table or desk • . . . . . .desk lamp • . . . . . .audio CDs with a portable CD player • . . . . . .Ipod or Mp3 player preloaded with grandmas favorite gospel, country or classical music favorites. [The mp3 player is perfect because the ear-buds fit right into her ear and she can easily adjust the volume.]Do give these practical, comfort gifts:
  2. 2. Senior Helpers In Home Elder Care of Evanston, Illinois, Shares TheBest Gifts for Seniors • . . . . . .warm, soft blanket (Senior citizens are almost always cold, no matter the temperature at which the heat is set. Many elderly persons will not turn up the thermostat because they are concerned about the cost of gas and electricity.) [Polar fleece, micro plush and micro fiber blankets wash up very nicely.] • . . . . . .robe and slippers • . . . . . .hat, scarf and gloves (Many senior men are balding or have thinning hair. They catch cold easily. A warm, knitted cap and scarf make ideal gifts.) • . . . . . .massaging back pillow or neck roll • . . . . . .heated, massaging foot bathAny and all of these gifts will be most welcomed by every senior on your gift list.About Senior Helpers:Senior Helpers provides many in-home, care-giving services for the elderly in the Evanston,Illinois area. We offer extensive in-home care services for seniors who embrace theirindependence and the personal dignity that goes with it. Our in-home care services areprovided by bonded and insured care givers all of whom pass a National background check.If a senior family member needs in-home care services in Evanston, Kenilworth, Morton Grove,Skokie, Wilmette and the surrounding areas, we are an excellent choice with impeccablereferences. Home health care for your elderly loved ones is never an easy choice, but we canpromise we will do our best to make it as painless as possible. From our family to yours wesincerely thank you for considering Senior Helpers of Evanston Home Health Care Company. Formore information, please visit: http://www.seniorhelpers.com/evanston.

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