January 12, 2022

Special Nutrient Needs For The Elderly

Why Nutrition For Seniors Is Necessary? Including nutrient-rich vitamins and foods for seniors is crucial because as we age, the body is no longer able to make these important nutrients. Eating healthy can help some diseases as well such as osteoporosis, high blood pressure, heart disease, diabetes, and even certain cancers. More Protein It is very common to lose muscle and strength as one ages. It is a major cause of weakness that leads to fractures among the elderly. Simple ways to increase protein intake include lean meats, seafood, eggs, beans, and protein powder. Added Fiber A common health problem […]
December 13, 2021

Benefits of Elderly Living at Home

According to the AARP, 76% of adults over the age of 50 want to stay in their homes as they age. Only 46% expect they’ll be able to do so. That’s a big gap. It can be difficult to know what to do when an elderly person you love can no longer be fully independent. There are so many options, and it can be hard to determine which is the best one. Nursing homes, assisted living communities, group homes. Which one will be best for your loved one? It’s worth considering another option: home care for the elderly in their […]
December 2, 2021

What Is Companion Care? and How Can It Help You?

When your loved ones start having difficulty caring for themselves, instinct tells you to do everything you can to help. Unfortunately, in today’s fast-paced world, you might not be able to provide the care your aging loved ones require even if you want to; there might simply be too many other demands on your time. Loneliness and isolation are serious problems among the elderly. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), social isolation, loneliness and poor social relationships cause an increased risk of: Death from all causes Dementia Heart attack and stroke Anxiety, depression and suicide Companionship […]
October 25, 2021
elderly man with his nurse

Benefits of Home Senior Care

In 2010 there were about 40.4 million seniors living in America. In 2019, there were about 54.1 million Americans over the age of 65. If you have a loved one who’s 65 or older, consider home care. There are so many benefits of home care for seniors. Do you know the benefits of home care for seniors? And do you know the difference between assisted living vs home care? In this article, we’ll review the benefits of home health care for seniors and guide you along the way. Keep reading to learn more about the benefits of senior home care. […]
September 30, 2021
elderly couple at the beach

Stress Management for Older Adults

We are often led to believe that once we retire, life will be perfect. We won’t have to work anymore and can spend our days however we see fit. We can dive into our hobbies, spend days watching our favorite movies, and simply appreciate life. However, the grass is not always greener on the other side. In fact, many seniors struggle with mental issues. According to recent studies, 10-55 percent of the elderly population have varying levels of stress. So how can you support your aging loved one? Should you look into personal home health care or are there other […]
February 16, 2021

Home Health Care Vs. Assisted Living

Aging Is Normal – Life Doesn’t End Here Is it troublesome to execute the chores you used to do once? Stuff like grocery shopping, driving, and self-care? Do you also witness your loved ones struggling? Need not worry. Aging is normal and a part of life. It does not mean living independently ends here. In the lives of most seniors, there is a time when medical problems, depression, or an inability to care for themselves cause families to determine where a senior should live. A choice between staying at home with the support of a visiting aide or another caregiver […]
February 3, 2021

Importance of 24 Hour Home Health Care for seniors

Elders are our primary caretakers from birth till the very end of their stamina. As they grow old the role of caregiver requires to be exchanged with yours. While every individual is more than happy to look after their loved ones, there is a shortage of time in this capitalist, perfection demanding society.   For the sake of standard care and attentiveness on the health of the senior, most suggest their admission into a senior care facility. This suggestion is often unacceptable due to abandonment issues and worries about the treatment and hence the problem arises.  Problem: You want to keep […]
January 28, 2021

What Life Style Should You Adopt In the Aging Process?

Aging is an inevitable process of life and comes with several physical and mental changes and challenges. There are several exercises and healthy lifestyle choices that individuals maintain in their minds to postpone the aging struggles. However, aging is a natural process that can’t be halt. As we age, our bones and mass muscle reduction, causing difficulty functioning and causing several hurdles for day to day activities. Contrary to the beliefs, we can’t delay aging, but we can adapt different lifestyles to handle the difficulties that come with aging. To adopt a new lifestyle, it is imperative to understand what […]
January 14, 2021

Are Home Health Care Services Safe For Elders?

Our elders at the aging phase require attention and care similar to what we received as an infant. It’s a 24 hours job with additional tantrums and physical support. Simultaneously, several full time working individuals prefer admission of elderly in a home care center that can provide quality care 24/7. Along with a stigma of abandonment associated with the home health care centers, most of the elderly do not favor sending them away for better care. Elinor Ginzler, the director of Livable Communities at AARP, concluded after studies that 90% of the older people want to stay at home as […]
January 8, 2021

Physical And Occupational Therapy – Healing And Cure at its Best

Long term suffering, constant bearing and then miserably dying. The worst combination, the world is witnessing. The momentum for living and finding a cure is speedy for the young ones, but the equation doesn’t hold the same impact for elders. Senior citizens embrace vulnerability to weakness at a greater extent, unbeatable by conventional medical treatment. Disruption is devastatingly pouring another level of flavour in the taste of technology in every field, and medicinal healing nomenclature has also found two new birds, physical and occupational therapy. What is Physical Therapy? Physical therapy (PT), also known as physiotherapy is a holistic branch […]