Posted: 2/28/2018 8:20 AM by
As a family caregiver, you know how important it is to keep your parents physically active. Getting enough activity everyday is essential for keeping your parent at a healthy weight, supporting cardiovascular health, warding off a wide variety of health complications, and preventing health challenges. staying physically active is also important for maintaining good mental emotional health and w...
Posted: 2/23/2018 10:04 AM by
There's a lot that goes into keeping track of overall health and the key can be paying attention to signs along the way. Here are just a few ways your elderly family member can get a better handle on how she's doing.
Posted: 2/14/2018 8:19 AM by
When you think of pollution, do you think about the air inside your home? Probably not. Most people don’t. But, according to WebMD, the air inside the house could actually contain more pollution than the outside air. For older adults with respiratory conditions, like COPD or asthma, having cleaner indoor air could improve some of their symptoms.
Posted: 2/8/2018 10:10 AM by
For seniors, the risk of falling and getting injured increases every year. In fact, one in five falls causes a significant injury to an elderly person, such as a head injury or broken bone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Even if seniors have a family caregiver and senior care assistance, they are still susceptible to slip and fall accidents. It doesn’t take much fo...