Family caregiver’s daily routine is packed with activities that range from caring for the elderly to keeping the house clean. For a caretaker, keeping the environment safe is a huge task and when it comes to taking care of their
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
Family caregivers go through a lot of stress in their daily
routine. There may be a caregiver in your family, friends, or work circle who
deserves to be reminded that they are doing great. Informal caregiver, also
known as family caregiver, can be
Elderly and senior citizens are more vulnerable to Coronavirus and are at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness. Due to many reasons, such as shared communal system at Nursing Care facilities, underlying health concerns, group activities, part-time
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
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
Some of you may have become a caregiver overnight. Others may have been a caregiver for a very long time. In both instances, caregiver burnout is part of the process and daily routine. Some caregivers perform their part full-time and
Are You Wondering What to take With You To The Assisted Care Facility:
Deciding to move a senior family member to a residential care facility is not an easy one. Seniors are afraid of the unknown and there are thoughts of
Sleeping. Everybody needs it. Many of us don’t get enough of it.
These are common truths that almost everyone knows. But recently, I had the opportunity to learn quite a bit more about sleep, and how it affects health.
I came away
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.