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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How to Care for Alzheimer's at Home

How to Care for Alzheimer’s at Home – What You Should Know

By | Dementia Care

Alzheimer’s disease is the name of a progressive brain disorder that is, unfortunately, irreversible. Someone with Alzheimer’s will experience a gradual decline in behavioral, cognitive, and physical abilities. They may have trouble coming up with the right words to use and recognizing familiar objects and family members. This will likely lead to frustration, irritability, and…

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Strategies to Manage Diabetes

By | Diabetes Care

Personal hygiene becomes harder as people grow older and health conditions such as arthritis make it harder to maneuver safely in the bathroom. However, you should also be aware that dementia causes symptoms that can increase the challenges of bathing and brushing their teeth. As a family caregiver, your loved one depends on you to…

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April Marks Autism Awareness Month

By | Special Needs

On April 2, you might see buildings lit up with blue lights and your friends might wear blue shirts. There is a good reason for this – it’s to shine a bright light on autism. This global initiative is to raise awareness about a growing concern to many people who are living with autism. It…

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Tips For Caring For Dementia Patients

By | Dementia Care

Personal hygiene becomes harder as people grow older and health conditions such as arthritis make it harder to maneuver safely in the bathroom. However, you should also be aware that dementia causes symptoms that can increase the challenges of bathing and brushing their teeth. As a family caregiver, your loved one depends on you to…

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