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Caring for a Diabetic Senior: The Right Steps for a Healthy Life

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 22, 2017 11:32:28 AM / by firstlantic posted in Caring for a Diabetic Senior, Main Blog

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You can take important yet respectful steps to enhance and monitor the health of a senior

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The Top 4 Senior Scams to Watch Out For

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 15, 2017 1:47:11 PM / by firstlantic posted in Main Blog, Senior Scams

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Is your loved one at risk?

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4 Tips For Age-Related Hearing Loss

[fa icon="calendar'] Mar 8, 2017 10:31:00 AM / by firstlantic posted in Hearing Loss, Main Blog

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The sound of silence doesn’t have to be a part of aging

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Demand in the Home Health Care Industry Grows

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 22, 2017 12:47:41 PM / by firstlantic posted in Main Blog, home health care demand, popularity of home health care

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What does the outlook for home-based healthcare look like?

Professional home care really began in the U.S. in the 1880’s and, as of 2010, serviced approximately 12 million individuals. Home care and hospice are positioned to become major players in the healthcare industry in the coming years. According to the National Association for Home Care & Hospice, Americans have begun to turn away from nursing-home care, which has driven investment in home health services.

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Sleep and Seniors: How Changes in the Body Affect Sleeping Habits

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 22, 2017 12:22:58 PM / by firstlantic posted in Main Blog, sleep and seniors, sleep in the elderly

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Sleep remains essential for all ages, but changes in the elderly can result in different sleep patterns

It’s a common misconception that the need for sleep declines as we age.

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Living with COPD: Diet Dos and Don’ts

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 10, 2017 1:20:57 PM / by firstlantic posted in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, COPD diet, Main Blog, seniors with COPD

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Eating tips for seniors with COPD

Coping with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) can be very difficult for seniors, especially when they find out they have to make significant lifestyle changes. COPD is a term used to describe a constellation of progressive, chronic lung diseases that can include emphysema, bronchitis, asthma, and other conditions that make breathing difficult.

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Loneliness: A Major Health Threat for Older Adults

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 10, 2017 1:04:16 PM / by firstlantic posted in home health aide, Main Blog, home healthcare services, senior loneliness

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It’s more dangerous for your senior than you may realize

Because there are so many physical ailments that affect us as we age, it can be easy to ignore or simply not see some of the less obvious signs of trouble. At first blush, something like loneliness probably doesn’t seem like such a big deal, but it can actually have a huge impact on someone’s quality of life and physical health.

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How to Spot the Signs of Elder Abuse

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 25, 2017 12:55:46 PM / by firstlantic posted in Main Blog, Elder Abuse

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And what you can do to help

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6 Tips on Helping Your Loved One Recover from a Stroke

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 18, 2017 12:36:14 PM / by firstlantic posted in Main Blog, Recover from a Stroke

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How to make things as easy as possible for everyone

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Diabetes Doesn’t Have to Mean No Dessert: 5 Recipes Your Senior Will Love!

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 11, 2017 12:26:18 PM / by firstlantic posted in desserts for seniors, desserts for seniors with diabetes, diabetic-friendly desserts, diabetic-friendly recipes, Main Blog, home healthcare, low sugar desserts

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Finding dessert options for seniors with diabetes doesn’t have to be so stressful

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Vascular Dementia: The Symptoms, Causes, and Potential Treatments

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 5, 2017 9:03:39 AM / by firstlantic posted in dementia, Main Blog, Vascular Dementia, Dementia and Alzheimer's, home healthcare, South Florida, vasculardementia

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While less common than Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia is a disorder that every American should understand

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Part Time Jobs and Volunteering: How They Benefit Seniors

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 29, 2016 11:46:24 AM / by firstlantic posted in health benefits of volunteering for seniors, home health care, Main Blog, volunteering benefits for older adults, home healthcare, senior volunteer opportunities

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Health benefits of volunteering and part-time jobs for older Americans

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