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, [...]
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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. [...]
How To Cope With Compassion Fatigue Caregiving is not for the faint of heart. With all of the joys and rewards that come with caring for another person, also comes caregiver burnout, exhaustion, frustration, and sometimes even compassion fatigue. Though caregiver burnout is common amongst those in caretaking and caregiving roles, few are aware [...]
Breast Cancer Awareness For Seniors What Senior Women Need To Know About Breast Cancer Did you know that breast cancer is among the most common cancers women can face? In fact, the two biggest risk factors for contracting breast cancer are being a woman and getting older. For this reason, it is crucial that [...]
What is Home Care?An Introduction to Home CareHome care is one of the most exciting models of care because it allows an individual to stay in the home and community they have spent a lifetime building. We advocate for home care because of the independence and quality it provides our clients, but recently, we’ve been [...]
5 Tips For Preventing Falls For Seniors Falls are the leading cause of both fatal and non-fatal injuries for people aged 65 and older. In fact, one in every four American seniors falls at least once each year. Some falls result in broken bones, head injuries, and hip fractures, but even less serious [...]
The Dos and Don’ts of Dementia Care Caring for patients with Alzheimer’s and dementia is both challenging and rewarding, but it is not as daunting as you might expect. Educating yourself about dementia and maintaining a positive and realistic attitude will help you to feel in control, even in situations that especially challenge you. [...]
Six Superstar Caregiver Qualities Senior Solutions Home Care, we are so proud of the work our superstar caregivers do! They work hard to show compassion and care to their clients every single day. Most companies do not expect so much of their employees, but because home care agencies take care of people, caregivers [...]