Posted: 12/13/2016 7:52 AM by
When you think of diabetes, you probably do not think of hearing loss as being a complication of the condition. However, that is actually something that some people with diabetes develop.
Posted: 11/30/2016 10:14 AM by
Being a family caregiver for an elderly adult who is dealing with new challenges and limitations is not easy at any time of the year, but can be particularly challenging during the holiday season.
Posted: 11/28/2016 3:36 PM by
Hip fractures are extremely common among adults over the age of 60. In fact, nine out of 10 people over the age of 60 experience this type of injury.
Posted: 11/17/2016 7:53 AM by
Whether your elderly loved one has low or high blood pressure, regular monitoring with a home blood pressure monitor can help her to manage her health much more efficiently.
Posted: 11/14/2016 8:55 AM by
Whenever you are caring for another human being, whether it is a child or older adult, knowing basic first aid skills could save a life in case of emergency. For example, if your elderly loved one has problems chewing or swallowing their food, this could lead to choking. Knowing how to dislodge the food in their throat could turn a near fatal situation into a minor one.