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How To Keep Seniors Safe During Winter

The Elderly Are More Susceptible To Injuries And Illnesses Caused By Winter Weather. It can get pretty cold and snowy here in New Jersey and cause lots of headaches for everyone, but winter weather can be particularly troublesome for the elderly. Understanding these dangers and how to ensure that seniors are safe during winter can help protect your aging loved [...]

By |January 11th, 2019|Categories: Aging Care, Falls Prevention, Seniors|Tags: , , , , , |

How To Use Holiday Time To Determine If Extra Care For Aging Parents Is Needed

Tips on how to utilize the holiday season to help figure out if additional care for aging parents is necessary and beneficial to all involved. It is common for seniors to say "everything is fine" when asked by family members. They do not want to bother their children knowing how busy they are.  The holidays provide an ideal time to take [...]

Holiday Safety Tips for Elderly Parents

Have a safe and fun holiday by recognizing the specific care needs of seniors and using these safety tips for elderly relatives to prevent falls. The holidays provide an excellent opportunity to visit with senior loved ones. Often, it is not possible to spend a lot of quality time during the year. Also, it is a perfect time to make sure [...]

Time to Start Taking Care of Elderly Parents?

Thoughts To Keep In Mind To Make Life Easier For You And Your Older Loved One. Watching a parent start to move about with more difficulty is never easy to observe. Often the household tasks such as cleaning and laundry get divided up amongst the siblings. The decision to no longer drive for safety reasons has an effect on the entire family. [...]

Understanding Medication Reconciliation

Medication Mistakes Are The Most Common Patient Safety Error, And Reconciling Medication Is An Effective Prevention Method. Unintentional medication discrepancies that happen during a transition of care (such as a hospitalization and the subsequent discharge) are widespread. This represents a significant threat to patient safety. More than 20 percent of those errors result in patient harm. A priority of patient safety [...]

By |October 26th, 2018|Categories: Aging Care, Medication Management, Senior Health Care|Tags: , , |

Caring For Someone With Dementia?

Practical Advice For Providing Care For A Loved One With Alzheimer's Disease And Other Types of Dementia. Often it is simply intuition to help relate to and make decisions on what best to do when providing care for a loved one with memory loss. Unfortunately, when dealing with Alzheimers's disease and other types of dementia, one's instinct is often counterintuitive. [...]

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