pet therapy for seniors

Pet Therapy for the Elderly – Your Ultimate Guide

Pet therapy for the elderly has become a popular method of mild therapy for senior citizens ( [i]). In fact, the documented benefits of interaction with pets are mental, emotional, and even physical.

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how to hire home care services

The Art of How to Hire a Home Health Care Agency for Seniors with Confidence

There comes a time in the lives of many senior citizens where they need a little assistance at home. Do you know that giving seniors just a little bit of help often makes it possible for seniors to live at home longer?

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alzheimer's care

Taking the Worry Out of Hiring In-Home and 24/7 Dementia and Alzheimer’s Care

Having a better understanding of dementia and Alzheimer’s disease takes away much of the worry when you notice that someone that you love and care for is experiencing symptoms.

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caregiver stress and elder abuse

Connecting the Dots Between Caregiver Stress and Elder Abuse

The rising cost of elder care and the rising numbers of seniors who wish to remain in their homes are turning the tides away from institutional care and towards home and community-based care.

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transitional care management

An In-Depth Look at Transitional Care Management

Avoidable and costly hospital admissions are a key quality and patient safety concern for patients, family, and caregivers alike. A significant cause of readmissions that are otherwise preventable is poor coordination of care during transitions.

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Falls in senior

A Three-Tier Strategy to Avoid Falls in the Elderly:

If you or an elderly relative have suffered a fall, you are not alone. In fact, the numbers associated with old people falls may surprise you.

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Caregiver Shortage

Caregiver Shortage Alert : Who is Caring for Our Seniors?

Are you wondering if there is a caregiver shortage in America? Well, sadly, the answer is “Yes!” There is a crisis brewing that is expected to boil over in less than a decade.

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caring for elderly parents

Caring for Elderly Parents: The Basics

None of us want to think about caring for elderly parents, much less talk about it. However, you need to realize that one day your mother or father may require a certain degree of care.

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Diabetes in the Elderly

How to Treat Diabetes in the Elderly

Treatment of diabetes in the elderly can be different than treatment for a younger person. There are different considerations for an elderly person with diabetes.

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Home Care Technology

Home Care Technology – Why Should I Consider It?

Recent advances in home care technology provide added security for the elderly and peace of mind for their families. Those who benefit from home health care services are discovering increased independence as well as enhanced levels of professional care, all without a health care professional being physically present.

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