Lifestyle Factors that Effect Brain Health

Lifestyle Factors that Effect Brain Health

Much of the reason our bodies weaken as we age is because we don’t use them as much. But, this can be just as true for the brain. Your cognitive function can lessen with age with less use. Deteriorating brain health can lead to the development of dementia and other...
Social Isolation for Elders at Home

Social Isolation for Elders at Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has made everyone feel the pains of social isolation; but many seniors are suffering from it even more. Many elderly individuals have had to isolate themselves even further, for fear of this virus. This article will explore ways that can help...
Helping Children Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

Helping Children Understand Alzheimer’s Disease

When your loved one starts showing signs of Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, it can be a difficult time for the whole family. Your children may have a hard time dealing with the fact that their grandparent may not remember them at all. This article will help you...
Reducing Readmission Risks When Returning Home

Reducing Readmission Risks When Returning Home

Readmission to the hospital is a growing problem, especially as one ages. When your loved one is admitted to the hospital after a serious fall, a stroke, a heart attack, or other health issue, it can become even more likely that they will return to hospital. According...
Vitamin D for Seniors

Vitamin D for Seniors

Vitamin D is essential for young children to develop strong bones; but proper vitamin intake is vital for adults too, and especially the elderly. This nutrient helps your body absorb calcium and promote bone growth. A lack of Vitamin D in adults can lead to fragile,...
Loneliness and Social Distancing for Seniors

Loneliness and Social Distancing for Seniors

With the outbreak of COVID-19, millions of Americans are dealing with loneliness from Social Distancing. While many people of younger generations are coping with video chats and other ways to stay social from home; many of our nation’s elderly are really feeling the...
Caring for the Immobilized

Caring for the Immobilized

When you need to provide care for a loved one who is immobilized or has extreme limitations in mobility, there are a number of important health risks that you need to be aware of. Keeping a vigilant eye on your loved one’s condition will help prevent further health...
Supporting Seniors While Maintaining Independence

Supporting Seniors While Maintaining Independence

Seniors sometimes resist help because they want to maintain their independence. It is important to help them, while maintaining their feeling of freedom. Home health care exists because your loved one wants to feel like they are still in control, and living...
Dementia Caregiving and COVID-19

Dementia Caregiving and COVID-19

Caring for a loved one with dementia can be a challenge without a global pandemic. But, as reported cases rise, it is important to maintain proper care for your loved ones. These tips below will focus on ways to help guide your loved ones to take preventative...

Returning Home After a Stroke

Helping your loved one return to life at home after a stroke can be difficult. Adjusting to life after suffering from a stroke takes time, and your loved one will most likely need more assistance than before; even with simple tasks. You should work with your loved...