What is Dementia in the Elderly? Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

What is dementia?

Dementia is common enough that people tend to generalize it without knowing all the facts. Memory loss is one of the most common symptoms of dementia, but that doesn’t mean that when the elderly occas...

Is the Risk of Hiring a Private Caregiver Too Steep?

Risk of Hiring a Private Caregiver

When you’ve finally decided that you or someone you care about needs a little help at home, the journey into caregiving begins. The good news is that you’ll have a few options to choose from. What’s n...

Four Common Mental Illnesses in the Elderly: Learn the Risk Factors and Symptoms to Watch for

Mental Illnesses in the Elderly

Do you have an elderly loved one in your live who you suspect is showing signs of mental illness? This is all too common. In fact, according to a recent CDC report, over 20% of adults ages 55 or older...

Caregiver of the Month – March 2018 Caring People

Caregiver of the month March 2018- Caring People Inc

Babylon Caregiver of the Month for March -Martineau Jean-Louis Martineau Jean-Louis has been working for the Babylon, NY office since he completed his home health aide training, in 2016. He has bee...

Caregiver of the Month February 2018

Caregiver of the month February 2018

This month we honor caregivers who exemplify what Caring People stands for. They are passionate and compassionate about providing care. They are seasoned caregivers with years of experience assisting ...

Dangerous Addictions and Vices in the Elderly

addictions and vices in the elderly

There is an addiction crisis in the United States.  It is estimated that well over twenty million Americans over the age of twelve suffer from a substance abuse disorder, which results in an annual lo...

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...