Wound Care for Seniors

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Wound management for seniors requires a plan curated by a knowledgeable professional as well as dedicated care in order for the wound to heal properly. Since the elderly are more susceptible to wounds...

Care Management For Seniors For Home Healthcare

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When a loved one begins to age and loses physical or mental capabilities, life can certainly take a turn into an unknown direction. In such instances, it is common for most people to immediately opt f...

How Hospital at Home is Transforming Healthcare for the Elderly

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Have you ever wondered if your aged loved ones could receive treatment and improved care in the comfort of their own homes or if you could grow old in a familiar space? Thanks to the Hospital at Home ...

Tips for Effective Health Care Advocacy – Finding Your Voice

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There comes a time when it’s necessary to seek medical attention. This is true especially with the elderly. As they become older and their health begins to deteriorate, visits to the hospital are more...

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...

Dangerous Addictions and Vices in the Elderly

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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

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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

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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

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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...

Flu Shot For Seniors: What You Should Know This Season

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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...