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6 Symptoms of Alzheimer’s Disease You Should Know

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month It’s been estimated that 5.4 million Americans have Alzheimer’s disease. As of now, it is the only one of the common causes of death that has no cure, effective treatment or prevention. Alzheimer’s is a brain disease that causes a slow decline in memory, thinking and reasoning skills. [...]

By | 2018-10-30T11:11:27+00:00 October 30th, 2018|Home Care Advice|0 Comments

October is Healthy Lung Month

October is Healthy Lung Month, a good time to pay attention to those symptoms that could be the first signs of lung disease, including COPD, asthma, emphysema and lung cancer. Knowing the early warning signs can help you receive treatment before the disease becomes serious or even life threatening. If you experience any of the [...]

By | 2018-10-29T17:43:19+00:00 September 28th, 2018|Home Care Advice, Hot Health Topics for Seniors, Elderly|Comments Off on October is Healthy Lung Month

Pain Awareness For Seniors

With September being Pain Awareness Month, now is a good time to discuss a problem that affects an estimated 100 million Americans – more than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined. Pain is associated with a wide range of injury and disease, and is sometimes the disease itself. Some conditions may have pain and associated [...]

By | 2018-08-30T17:00:52+00:00 August 30th, 2018|Home Care Advice, Hot Health Topics for Seniors, Elderly|Comments Off on Pain Awareness For Seniors

Managing Asthma During Summer

Asthma affects an estimated one in 12 Americans. It is a chronic lung disease where the airways narrow and swell and produce extra mucus making it tough to breath. Other common symptoms include coughing, wheezing and shortness of breath. While asthma has no cure, it can be effectively managed. Working closely with an asthma specialist [...]

By | 2018-07-31T15:49:26+00:00 July 31st, 2018|Home Care Advice, Hot Health Topics for Seniors, Elderly|Comments Off on Managing Asthma During Summer

How To Discuss Giving Up Driving With Seniors

The rate of fatalities involving drivers over 75 is about the same as teenage drivers. Seniors have a higher risk of being involved in an accident for every mile they drive. One of the most difficult situations we face is dealing with a Senior or Elderly person we care for that must give up driving. [...]

By | 2018-06-26T13:56:42+00:00 June 26th, 2018|Home Care Advice, Hot Health Topics for Seniors, Elderly, Managing Home Care|Comments Off on How To Discuss Giving Up Driving With Seniors

Be Aware of High Blood Pressure Medication and the Heat

High blood pressure has become an all-too-common problem in America, affecting as many as one in three adults. This is a condition that should not be ignored, as it can lead to an increased risk of heart disease, stroke and kidney damage. At one time, high blood pressure, or hypertension, was relatively rare. That’s not [...]

By | 2018-05-29T11:25:56+00:00 May 29th, 2018|Home Care Advice, Hot Health Topics for Seniors, Elderly|Comments Off on Be Aware of High Blood Pressure Medication and the Heat

15 Reasons For Using Home Care For A Loved One

What is widely viewed as the best and most viable delivery of health care in America? Infirmed and elderly individuals have been found to prefer home care by 90 percent over comparable institutional care.What are some of the reasons for home care? This article counts the ways: 1. Home care is delivered, as you would [...]

By | 2018-04-30T18:05:23+00:00 April 30th, 2018|Home Care Advice, Hot Health Topics for Seniors, Elderly, Managing Home Care|Comments Off on 15 Reasons For Using Home Care For A Loved One