You can take important yet respectful steps to enhance and monitor the health of a senior
Is your loved one at risk?
The sound of silence doesn’t have to be a part of aging
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.
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.
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.
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.
And what you can do to help
How to make things as easy as possible for everyone
Finding dessert options for seniors with diabetes doesn’t have to be so stressful
While less common than Alzheimer’s, vascular dementia is a disorder that every American should understand
Health benefits of volunteering and part-time jobs for older Americans