16 Common Conditions Affecting the Elderly

common conditions affecting the elderly

Senior citizens face unique health challenges as they enter their twilight years. As caregivers, we want to ensure the highest quality of life for our loved ones so it’s important to learn about and u...

What Is a Pressure Ulcer? Five Things All Caregivers Should Know

what is a press ulcer

While many types of wounds are observed in the home care setting, pressure ulcers top the list. It is estimated that 1-3 million Americans experience pressure sores each year, mostly senior citizens a...

Understanding Parkinson’s Disease in Older Adults

Parkinson in older adults

Parkinson’s Disease is a neurodegenerative disorder that affects how the nerve cells in the brain produce dopamine. It is commonly referred to as a movement disorder, as those with the disease s...

Caregiver of The Month January 2018

caregiver of the month January 2018

The Caregiver of the Month program gives our organization the opportunity to reflect on our wonderful, caring, and kind caregivers. This month, we will reflect on four individuals that have gone above...

Everything You Should Know About Online Dating For Seniors

online dating for seniors

Online Dating For Seniors Everybody wants to have a special someone in their life, but the search for that special somebody can be extremely frustrating and time-consuming. This frustration is even gr...

Flu Shot For Seniors: What You Should Know This Season

Flu shot for seniors

Influenza, or the flu, is a highly contagious respiratory illness caused by one of the influenza viruses. The flu ranges from being mild to severe and can cause severe complications for children, seni...

Baby Boomers in an Aging Population: How our Healthcare System Will be Forever Changed

Baby Boomers in Aging Population

The median age of most of the country is increasing, but what does this mean? The population of the U.S. is beginning to age, and this brings about a lot of changes. To understand what exactly this wi...

Caregiver of the Month December 2017

caregiver of the month December 2017

Caring People is pleased to announce that its caregivers of the month are Althea Baptiste, Yvetta Huberova and Evellie Callum. Althea, Yvetta and Evellie represent the very best about Caring People. ...

A Vegan Diet for Seniors: Can This Be a Healthy Choice?

vegan diet and seniors

More and more Americans are embracing vegetarian and vegan lifestyles — to capture the health benefits of a more nutritious diet, as well as to battle the country’s obesity epidemic. And this trend cu...

Home Care vs Assisted Living: Balancing the Needs of Your Aging Family Member

home care vs assisted living

As the American population continues to age — more and more baby boomers are moving into their 70s and 80s — families are increasingly tackling the challenging question about how to most effectively m...