Types of Care

Caring for Seniors with Dementia

Caring for seniors with dementia can be a difficult and challenging task. It is important to create a safe and comfortable environment for them. Caring for Seniors with Dementia – Fast Facts! 1. Dementia is a progressive brain disorder characterized by difficulties in memory, language, thinking, and behavior. 2. Dementia is not a normal part of aging but is more…

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Senior Care

Cellulitis is a Serious Condition for Seniors

How Common is Cellulitis in Seniors? Cellulitis is a Serious Condition for Seniors. Cellulitis is a bacterial infection. As the years go by, your skin becomes more susceptible to contracting cellulitis through minor cuts and scrapes. The simplest action or the scratching at a body part can cause a serious issue. This infection can spread throughout your skin and deep…

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Steps in Giving a Senior a Bed Bath

Steps in Giving a Senior a Bed Bath Steps in giving a senior a bed bath. Regular bathing is important for keeping your loved one’s skin healthy. It can help prevent infections and allow you to check for sores or rashes. Bathing also helps your loved one feel clean and refreshed. The level of assistance your loved one needs when…

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Fluid Buildup & Seniors with Congestive Heart Failure

Fluid Buildup & Seniors with Congestive Heart Failure Fluid buildup and seniors with congestive heart failure is a serious matter. Heart failure, which is also known as congestive heart failure, happens when the heart muscle doesn’t pump blood well enough. When this occurs, blood typically backs up and fluid can accumulate in the lungs, making it difficult to breathe. Overview…

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5 Tech Tips for Seniors

5 Tech Tips for Seniors 5 tech tips for seniors that will keep you, your identity, and your financials safe this holiday season. Key tech tips for seniors that will help them be a little more tech-savvy.  Technology can be intimidating and frustrating for seniors, but it also can be helpful in their daily lives. It is important to assist…

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Senior Care for NPH Dementia

Senior Care for NPH Dementia Senior care for NPH Dementia. What is it? In short, it is excess cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) buildup in the brain’s ventricles is what causes normal pressure hydrocephalus (NPH), a brain disorder that results in impaired thinking and reasoning, mobility issues, and urinary incontinence. Understanding the Diagnosis Excess cerebrospinal fluid accumulating in the brain’s ventricles is…

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Hoyer Lift In-Home Senior Care

Senior Hoyer Lifts for In-Home Care

Senior Hoyer Lifts for In-Home Care  Senior Hoyer lifts for in-home care. Too many family caregivers attempt to move and shift seniors with little to no mobility by themselves, endangering both their health and the seniors. Back injuries, chronic pain, and falls often result from trying to manually lift someone. There are devices that can help make these daily tasks…

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Hand Exercises for Stroke Recovery in Seniors

Hand Exercises for Stroke Recovery in Seniors Hand exercises for stroke recovery in seniors. According to research, in the first six months post-stroke, patients will see the biggest improvement in hand mobility. However, if they continue to work at it, this progress can be lifelong. All of us require both grip and pinch strength for everyday activities. Grip strength is…

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Music Therapy for Dementia

The Power of Music & Dementia

The Power of Music & Dementia The power of music and dementia for senior care is invaluable. Studies show that people suffering from Alzheimer’s disease or other types of dementia can experience emotional and behavioral benefits from listening to or singing songs. A person’s musical memory is often one of the last memories to fade because key brain areas linked…

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What is in your Food?

As a Senior how do saturated fats affect my health?

As a Senior how do saturated fats affect my health? As a senior how do saturated fats affect my health? This is a question many seniors face today, with the abundance of processed food available. FACT – If you consume large amounts of saturated fat, it will elevate the level of LDL cholesterol in your blood, which raises your risk…

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