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You’ve probably heard it said that the bathroom is one of the most dangerous rooms in the house, especially for the elderly. Therefore, as a caregiver, it is important to know what the best strategy is for helping a senior up who has taken a fall while in the shower. Anna would often stop by…Read More
Home care agencies offer so many benefits for seniors and disabled adults that it’s difficult to name all of them in one simple blog. A lot of people have certain misconceptions about the type of work these men and women do and subsequently never truly realize how beneficial it can be. Below are three things…Read More
We live in an age of ‘do-it-yourselfers.’ This can be a great mentality for some individuals, especially as it relates to home maintenance and improvements, but what about for the average family caregiver? What if that adult child who is going to be looking after his or her mother or father has a fix-it mentality?…Read More
Some elderly men and women will have difficulty after they have been hospitalized for any length of time. A lot of that difficulty will come as a result of diminished physical strength. If they have challenges just getting up from a chair or out of bed, they will also have trouble just walking down the…Read More
Getting started on the road to recovery begins before the individual has been discharged from the hospital. If this is a senior, it’s extremely important they start on the right foot, so to speak. If they don’t, they could actually increase the risk of being readmitted before long. If any person has to be readmitted…Read More
Roger didn’t know how to handle the diagnosis. “Alzheimer’s,” was all he could hear his doctor saying over and over. Even though his wife of more than 50 years was with him at the time, he still felt completely alone. In the weeks that followed, Roger seemed to distance himself more and more from family…Read More
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