How Does Home Care Help? Whether you are a senior or a senior’s family member, the transition into an assisted lifestyle or home care is never an easy one. In fact, deciding where to begin can be especially overwhelming for seniors and their families. After all, moving into an assisted living facility or nursing [...]
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A Senior’s Guide To Glaucoma Glaucoma can affect anyone, no matter their age or background, so learning the warning signs and treatment options is so important. Check out what we've developed as a senior's guide to glaucoma–we want to be a resource for you! For more information on how we can help seniors with [...]
Warning Signs For Stroke A stroke occurs when blood cannot reach the brain, preventing brain tissue from getting the oxygen and nutrients necessary for its survival. Within minutes of suffering from a stroke, a person’s brain cells begin to die, which is why it is extremely important that proper steps be taken to get [...]
Holiday Activities For The Whole Family Although the holidays can sometimes become stressful, confusing, and lonely for seniors, they certainly don’t have to be! Kids from one to 92—and beyond—can find so much joy in the memories just waiting to be made this time of year, even if they’re not necessarily in the [...]
Easing Seniors Through Transitions In Aging Support Seniors Through Their Transitions As they age, seniors face several age-related transitions. For those who are still accustomed to an independent lifestyle, asking for increased assistance and support can be a challenge. It’s very important to ease seniors’ transitions during this confusing and emotional time in their [...]
Tips For A Safe And Happy Holiday Season Support Your Senior’s Safety and Happiness During The Holidays For seniors, the holiday season means abrupt changes in routine, decor, diet, and more that can hinder seniors’ safety and make days feel long and stressful. Use these tips to ensure your seniors experience a happy and [...]
Caring For Disabled Veterans Imagine yourself at eighteen years old. One day you’re working on your parent’s farm in Tennessee, and the next you’re drafted to serve in World War II. Nothing in your few years of life thus far could have possibly prepared you for the horrors that you are about to see, [...]
The Caregiver’s Ultimate Checklist For Diabetes Management Given that one in four seniors has type II diabetes, it’s very likely that your client already knows how serious the condition can become. However, even if your client already has his or her own daily routines in place, an extra set of hands and eyes can [...]
The Top Ten Health Issues Facing Senior Men Aging affects every person differently, but some effects of aging are more prevalent in men over women. As such, senior men should be on the lookout for the following ten health problems in order to prevent and manage their health risks. Liver Disease Cirrhosis, hepatitis B, [...]
How To Perform A Breast Self-Exam Did you know that 40% of breast cancer cases are detected at home? We encourage you to prioritize a regular breast self-exam, not only for your clients but for you and the women in your life! It is easier for seniors to perform a breast self-exam lying down. [...]