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Incontinence or Urinary Tract Infection?

Urinary incontinence, which is also known as an overactive bladder, can become prevalent no matter the age. However, it is seen most commonly in older adults. Caregivers assume incontinence happens as a direct result of growing older, but it is important to understand incontinence is not normal. Incontinence is a symptom. Those who suffer from an overactive bladder may also [...]

Experiencing Caregiver Fatigue? Try These Tips To Reduce Stress

"If I could only have just a few more hours in the day to get everything done!" If you are in the "sandwich generation," most likely you can relate to this sentiment of caregiver fatigue, as you are constantly juggling the needs of your children and the needs of your aging parents. As a result, it is common for family members [...]

Advances in Elderly Home Care: The Benefits of Design Thinking

The present health care system is not equipped to accommodate the future needs of seniors, and elderly Home Care is challenged to redesign services to address those needs. Recently, the term “design thinking” has become linked to the process of producing products specifically for seniors. This is especially true in the elderly Home Care industry. However, design thinking has a [...]

Home Care Is Not A Beginning To The End

Many Seniors Feel Threatened By The Mere Suggestion They Might Need Home Care Of Any Type. They just can not get beyond the feeling that by having a Home Care aide will take away their independence and is the first step toward leaving their own home. This is not the case. In fact, it is the opposite. Here are six [...]

By |May 12th, 2017|Categories: Aging Care, Home Care, Senior Health Care|Tags: , , , |

When To See A Geriatrician

What Is A Geriatrician? A geriatrician is a medical doctor who is specially trained to meet the unique health care needs of an elderly person. So, why should you consider seeing one? In many cases, people over 65 – especially those over 80 – have special medical needs. Geriatricians have a deeper understanding of how these issues might affect a [...]

By |April 13th, 2017|Categories: Senior Health Care|Tags: , , , |

Can Not Sleep? Do Not Be So Quick Taking A Pill

For Tens Of Thousands Of Americans, The First Option When They Can Not Sleep At Night Is To Reach For A Sleeping Pill. Research shows that this may not be a good idea, especially for seniors when they find that they simply can not sleep. According to a review of clinical studies reported in the Annals of Internal Medicine, Cognitive [...]

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