Do you know what a patient advocate is? Have you heard that term before? If not, it’s ok. They can be an imperative part of your health care, so we wanted to explain what the term means, what they can do, and why you need a patient advocate in your corner.
As we age, it is important to consider where we will live and who will take care of us. There are quite a few senior living options. We each have to choose what fits our situation and budget best. Here is a list of some of the options we hear about often.
Did you know that caregivers can help people of all ages? Here is a list of reasons people could use help with activities of daily living.
As we age, our balance starts to falter and it is important to prevent falls as much as possible. So, we thought we would share some fall prevention tips for you or your aging loved ones. Here is a list of 10 things you can do to help prevent a fall that could lead to more serious injuries.
If you need help with activities of daily living for yourself or a loved one, it is a great idea to hire a caregiver to help. Home care agencies are the best source of qualified caregiving professionals. But, how do you choose which home care agency to hire?
As we age, there are some habits that we have to stop and some actions that have to be done in order to achieve a healthy lifestyle. Below, we have divided the things most seniors should stop or avoid and some healthy living tips for aging well.
Alzheimer’s Disease is very common, unfortunately. But, it can also be very difficult to know how to handle it. So, we thought it would be helpful to create a list of tips on how to help someone with Alzheimer’s Disease. These are great ideas for family members and caregivers who are taking care of someone who has Alzheimer’s.
At one time or another, most of us will be caregivers for someone. As with any new role, it is critically important to have the knowledge, resources, and tools available to help you. Here are 10 tips for caregivers to help you be the best you can be!
Here are some great springtime reminders for all of us, but especially for seniors and our elderly loved-ones…
Collaboration and cooperation between hospitals, home health, physicians, and homecare agencies can create better health and quality of life that allows our seniors to continue to age in place.
Social isolation is a big issue among seniors and our elderly population. As we age, we go out less. This is very common but can affect one’s health and wellbeing.
So, in order to combat isolation blues and keep our elderly loved ones healthy, it is important to do these 7 things…
Compassion fatigue is a symptom, not a disease. It can include a vast range of symptoms that can affect our emotional, physical, and spiritual wellness. Here is who it affects, what the symptoms are and more.