Is Depression Normal for the Elderly?

Is Depression Normal for the Elderly?

By | senior care

Depression should never be considered a part of the normal aging process. However, this is not to say that the elderly never suffer from depression. After all, they are often exposed to problems that are specifically related to growing older. They may have age-related health issues, a reduced income, and they may have had to…

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Prepare for the Doctor's Appointment: Tips for Caregivers

Prepare for the Doctor’s Appointment: Tips for Caregivers

By | Alzheimer's Care, Dementia Care, Diabetes Care, Elder Care, General Health, Nursing Care, Special Needs, Stroke Victim Care

If you are a caregiver, either a family member or a professional personal care aide, an important part of being a caregiver is to work with doctors and other healthcare professionals who are involved in caring for the patient. You may find it advantageous to accompany the patient to the doctor on the next scheduled…

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How to Find the Best In-Home Care Provider

How to Find the Best In-Home Care Provider

By | Nursing Care

The best healthcare should ensure that patients receive high-quality, personal, and compassionate care provided by trained caregivers. In-home care is able to meet these standards by offering personalized service in the convenience and privacy of a patient’s home. For aging and homebound individuals or special-needs children, in-home care enables them to remain as stress-free, functional,…

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June is Men's Health Month

June is Men’s Health Month

By | General Health

Men’s health is significantly affected by acute and chronic diseases. An acute situation, such as an accident, occurs without warning and can be life-threatening. It’s rarely under your control. Chronic conditions develop slowly. They aren’t always life-threatening, but each can destroy your quality of life. Among the risk factors for developing chronic diseases are: Excessive…

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