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.
How To Reduce Bedsores At Your Senior Care Facility
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.
The Alzheimer's Progression: Knowing When To Transition Care
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.