Posted: 9/27/2016 2:14 PM by
Falling is a tremendous problem for the elderly. Aside from the big problem, which is usually the landing, falling can leave your elderly loved one feeling unsafe on her own. It might even lead to her feeling less independent, which can cause other problems. But there are things that you can do to help your loved one avoid falling.
Posted: 9/27/2016 11:00 AM by
The flu can tremendously disrupt your aging parent’s life. This viral infection can leave them feeling miserable and vulnerable to further infection and worsening illness that can put their health, safety, and even life at risk. Helping your senior cope with the symptoms of the flu can make their recovery period easier and help to reduce the chances that they will suffer serious complications related to this illness.
Posted: 9/20/2016 9:39 AM by
Having multiple generations living in the same house can be challenging. Each one will most likely have different opinions and different ways of handling certain situations, such as raising children. This is especially true when adult children move their elderly parents in with them in order to become their caregivers.
Posted: 9/14/2016 1:56 PM by
Sundowners syndrome is just one of many sleep problems older adults go through in their life. Approximately 40 million Americans are impacted by long-term, chronic sleep disorders.
Posted: 9/2/2016 6:34 PM by
Osteoarthritis is a type of arthritis that can show up gradually for your loved one. Once it sets in, there is no cure but it can be effectively managed in many instances.