What are bedsores? Bedsores, also known as pressure sores, affect people who have spent a long time in one position. For patients who have been bedridden for some time because of certain illnesses such as paralysis, age-related health concerns, or
When is Nurses Week 2020?
National Nursing Week always occurs
from the Monday to the Sunday of Florence Nightingale’s birthday that’s on May
12. This week pays tribute to the heroic and dedicated work of a healthcare
worker. These two weeks also increase awareness
day 2020 is almost here. Are you wondering what to do for Mother’s Day? During
this difficult time when COVID-19 (Coronavirus) has brought many unexpected
changes into our life, the essence of Mother’s Day will still be celebrated by
many. Some of you
What is the perfect gift for Grandma?
Shopping for a grandmother can be a piece of cake, especially when taking the heartfelt route. A “World’s Best Grandma” apron, homemade scrapbook, or picture frames (complete with photos of you) are a few
Are You Looking for the Perfect Valentine's Day Gifts for Seniors?
Valentine’s Day is not just for couples, it’s for everyone! People celebrate Valentine’s Day to show affection to their loved ones and that could include your parents, grandparents, elderly relatives
Why is Oral Hygiene Important?
Oral hygiene is important for people of all ages. Brushing and flossing reduces your risk of cavities and gum disease as well as a host of other oral health problems. There’s even some evidence that proper
Multiple sclerosis, or MS, is an autoimmune disease of the central nervous system. In other words, it is a chronic condition that largely affects the brain and spinal cord. It is also frustratingly mysterious, with no clear cause or cure.
What steps can caregivers take to make post-operative care and experience better?
Getting surgery done is a stressful decision despite the positive outcomes it can bring. For seniors, it is even more difficult because of slow healing and increased risk
As people age, nutritional deficiencies, mental illnesses such as dementia, and other causes can affect the brain and its thinking processes. It’s no surprise that strange behavior often ensues, including seniors wearing certain garments or the entirety of an outfit
Alzheimer’s disease is characterized by toxic changes in the brain. Therefore, it largely impairs memory and judgment, although motor skills may also be affected when brain signals meant to control muscles are damaged.
Getting dressed can become a struggle for both