Preventing Dehydration in Seniors

Preventing Dehydration in Seniors

Many of us attempt to remember to drink more water in our daily lives. Whether you grab a drink from the water cooler at the office or carry a bottle with you, people across the country are becoming a lot more conscious of how much water we drink. There are entire...
Arthritis Prevention and Care Tips

Arthritis Prevention and Care Tips

Arthritis, or joint disease affects about 50% of all Americans over 65, according to the CDC. There are many different types of arthritis, but all of them have symptoms that include swollen, stiff, and painful joints. Arthritis can be painful to deal with, and in more...
What to do When Dementia Victims Get Aggressive

What to do When Dementia Victims Get Aggressive

Suffering with Dementia or Alzheimer’s can be a very confusing and often frustrating process. If you have to care for or keep an eye on your loved one who suffers from dementia, you may also have to deal with the times that they can become aggressive due to their...

Holiday Visit Senior Checklist

The Holidays are a good time to check in with elderly family members, especially those who live alone. All loved ones age differently. We want to make sure they are healthy and safe. Here are quick tips on how to gently check in with your loved ones to determine...

Risk Factors and Signs of Stroke In Loved Ones

The American Heart Association states that stroke is the No. 4 cause of death and a leading cause of disability in the United States. Working with a primarily senior population, the health care team at the 45 year old Staten Island-based, healthcare agency, SafeHarbor...