Urinary incontinence is common in adults over the age of 65 and medical costs for diagnosing the actual cause and treatment have surged in the past two decades. While the most common stereotype regarding aging needs immediate alteration as bladder-related
to the global pandemic caused by Coronavirus (Covid-19), many families are
forced to practice self-isolation. With self-isolation comes the concern for
family members and their well being. Those with elderly parents or senior
grandparents are more concerned because the elderly are more vulnerable
This is the essential checklist for your senior loved ones who are in isolation due to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Seniors and elderly citizens are highly vulnerable to the
Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Older people with underlying health concerns
or pre-existing diseases are highly susceptible
Who is at higher risk of contracting the novel Coronavirus (Covid-19)?
Elderly and senior citizens are more vulnerable to this virus and some people are at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness. This includes:
Older adultsPeople who
How does Adaptive Clothing Provide a Hygienic Solution for Dressing the Elderly?
With the number of Coronavirus (COVID-19) cases on the rise, the need for easy dressing solutions is greater than ever. Whether your loved one is at home or in
Lauren Dykovitz is a writer and author. Her mom, Jerie, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2010 at age 62. Lauren self-published her first book, Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer's. She writes about
Taking care of a loved one who has Alzheimer's will definitely take some work, it is a commitment to keep your loved one healthy, happy, and safe while they face this condition. While there is no proper cure for
Signs of Cognitive Issues
is critical to notice when your loved one is acting differently and
demonstrating an array of problems with their cognitive health. We’ve
identified the red flags to look for in your loved ones who may be experiencing
What is Covid-19 and how can you keep your elders safe?
Whether you are a home caregiver, a health care aide or a nursing attendant, the aim is to prevent exposure to germs.
Coronaviruses are a large family of
Being in a hospital is never easy for anyone, whether you are young or old. It may be more stressful for seniors to be hospitalized because of their preexisting health conditions. They may also fear the chances of recurring trips