Want To Use Home Health Care When You Retire? Help Protect It.

Posted on: 18 March 2015

When it comes time to retire, where would you rather live? For most people, the answer is their own homes. As Americans learn more about the available home care services they can use, they increasingly expect to take advantage of those services. But, as need for this field grows, people realize that the system as it stands cannot shoulder the demand. Seniors and home health care workers alike need solutions that new government advocacy can provide. [Read More]

Bathroom Safety Tips

Posted on: 10 March 2015

If you have an elderly parent who is beginning to have difficulty getting around in the home as easily as they used to, you may want to make a few minor adjustments to make life simpler. The bathroom is one area of the home where accidents seem to happen more often than other areas. This is because of increased moisture, making the area slick. This, mixed with unsteady footing, can be very dangerous. [Read More]

How To Reduce Bedsores At Your Senior Care Facility

Posted on: 5 March 2015

Seniors in senior care facilities are often at risk for suffering from bedsores. Unfortunately, seniors who are immobile or have a severely restricted range of motion are at the most risk for bedsores. That's why it's important for nurses, doctors and senior care staff to understand the best methods to prevent bedsores before they became a real danger. Here is information on how bedsores form and what you can do to fight them. [Read More]

The Alzheimer's Progression: Knowing When To Transition Care

Posted on: 20 February 2015

When your parent or loved one is diagnosed with the early stages of Alzheimer's disease, you may not fully understand what that term means. Alzheimer's, after all, is usually popularly misconstrued as a general term for dementia among the elderly. However, it is actually much more specific and problematic. In order to properly provide care for your parent or loved one with Alzheimer's disease, you need to understand the mechanics of Alzheimer's and the progression that it goes through. [Read More]