Tips for Aging Better – Mental and Spiritual Health

Have you ever heard someone who has just forgotten something laughingly brush it off as having a “senior moment”? Many people accept memory loss and cognitive decline as a normal result of the aging process. Thankfully, that’s not necessarily the case. Although it’s natural for your brain to go through certain changes as you get on in…Read More

A Valuable Resource for Home Caregivers

If you are one of the approximately 53.4 million Americans who are providing care for someone with a disability or chronic illness, you know that the job of caregiving comes with its fair share of anxiety and unanswered questions. Most home caregivers aren’t medical professionals, and they may feel overwhelmed, confused, and inexperienced when it comes…Read More

Acute Wound Care for the Elderly – What Works

Whether you’re living on your own or in an assisted living community, knowing how to care for a wound properly is an important step in maintaining your independence as long as possible. Acute wounds can happen to anyone at any time, but because their skin is more fragile, the elderly are more at risk for…Read More

Tough Choices – Home Care or Home Health?

As a person gets older, it may become necessary to receive some help in treating medical conditions or in living with certain physical limitations. Thankfully, many of these services can be provided right in the home, allowing many people to stay in their own homes rather than relocate to treatment or long-term care facilities. Many people have heard…Read More