• Sleep Problems You Must Solve For The Sake Of Your Health

    At one point or another, every person will have difficulty sleeping. For some, the troubles persist for just one night. On the other hand, others will struggle for days and weeks on end. Some people have hectic schedules while others suffer from sleep disorders. Some sleep disorders are often overlooked as odd sleeping habits, but they can actually negatively affect your health or be signs of larger problems. These are some common sleep problems that can actually affect your health, and you should talk to a doctor if you are experiencing any of these things: [Read More]

  • Questions To Ask Before Hiring A Home Health Care Agency

    If you or a loved one suffer from a chronic illness, or are being discharged from the hospital after surgery or a long-term illness, you may need the services that a home health care agency provides. Most cities have a variety of options when it comes to home health agencies, so it is essential to ask a number of important questions to ensure that you hire a home health care agency that can provide the proper level of care. [Read More]

  • Home Care For Seniors With Dementia: What You Should Know

    When your parent or loved one ages and begins to suffer from dementia, you find yourself constantly worried about their health and safety in their home. And while you wish you could, there is just no way that you yourself can be there with them in their home 24 hours a say to monitor and assist them in dealing with their struggles with dementia. Making the decision to hire a senior home care service to help is a big step, and finding the right service for your loved one can take some time. [Read More]

  • Senior Memory Care: Surprising Memory-Affecting Medical Conditions

    As your parents and other loved ones begin to age, you will likely notice that their memory eventually begins to fade and falter. This can occur gradually over several years or come on all of a sudden. Sometimes this is just a normal part of the aging process. However, dementia and Alzheimer's disease, though not natural parts of the aging process, are quite common among the elderly.  When you begin to consider hiring senior care services for your loved one who is having memory problems, you should also keep in mind that your loved one may have medical disorders that are contributing to their memory loss. [Read More]

  • Helping Your Elderly Parent Stay Social

    If you have an elderly parent who is living alone, you may often worry about their well-being. If they are well enough to get around without assistance and are not in need of extensive medical care, going to a home assistance residence does not seem necessary. They will most likely want to live in their own home, but what happens when they get lonely? Hiring a companion care service can help your elderly parent in staying active socially, even if you do not live nearby. [Read More]

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

    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

    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

    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

    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]