Home Delivered Meals Program – Dallas

Home Delivered Meals Program – Dallas

Are you an older adult, homebound, and unable to prepare your own meals? The Dallas Area Agency on Aging Home-Delivered meals program can provide nutritional meals to older adults 60+ living in Dallas County. The Home-Delivered meals program particularly serves those...
Is it a cold, the flu, or just seasonal allergies?

Is it a cold, the flu, or just seasonal allergies?

As family caregivers, it’s important to recognize that seasonal allergies are often mistaken for common colds or the flu. When your loved ones start sneezing, sniffling, and feeling under the weather, it’s easy to assume it’s just a passing illness....
What You Need to Know About Alcohol and Allergies

What You Need to Know About Alcohol and Allergies

Maybe you’ve always noticed some congestion or a case of the sniffles after enjoying a nice glass of wine. Maybe you assumed you had one too many drinks the night before if you woke up with a scratchy throat or a throbbing headache. Or maybe you’ve never thought twice...
How to wash lower legs and feet if you can’t bend over

How to wash lower legs and feet if you can’t bend over

If it is hard for you to wash your lower legs and feet because you can’t reach below your knees when bathing, use kitchen tongs to hold a sponge – this will extend your reach, allowing you to wash your feet and legs without bending over. There are also a...
12 Fall Prevention Tips

12 Fall Prevention Tips

Falls are the leading cause of non-fatal injuries and 3 million people 65 and older are treated in emergency rooms for fall-related injuries every year, most often because of a head injury or a hip fracture. Many falls can be prevented. Key Prevention Tips –...
Can dehydration lead to vertigo?

Can dehydration lead to vertigo?

Can dehydration lead to vertigo? If you’re dehydrated, you may start to feel dizzy, lightheadedness, wooziness, fairness and unsteadiness. You may also experience a very specific form of dizziness called vertigo. If you’re dealing with vertigo, you may feel like...