Senior Health: As a senior gets older, they naturally lose bone density. This means if your parent or loved one falls, they could break bones easier.
Falls are a very serious risk for elderly adults. Each year approximately 30% of all adults over the age of 60 will experience a fall, and hospitalizations among these adults associated with falls are twice as long as those associated with any other reason for admission. A senior who experiences a fall can sustain injuries […]
Because May is Fibromyalgia Awareness Month, many people are sharing what it’s like to live with the disease. From elderly adults to family caregivers to doctors, the stories and experiences of life with fibromyalgia are shared in hopes that someone else will be inspired. The disease is often misunderstood and underdiagnosed in the elderly population, […]
Diabetes can be a life-changing and very serious condition that can impact your parent’s health from their activity level to their skin health. Fortunately as a family caregiver there are things that you can do in your normal course of care for your aging loved one to help them reduce the risk of diabetes. Taking […]
Home Care in Westfield NJ Some elderly loved ones don’t seem to want to eat at all and that can be scary. Try some of these suggestions to help convince your loved one to give more food a try. Offer Plenty of Water Make sure that your loved one has plenty of water both during […]
Home Care in Westfield NJ March is Essential Tremor Awareness Month. In that spirit, here’s a basic definition of the condition and how it can be managed: Essential tremor, also known as ET, benign tremor, familiar tremor, and shaky hand syndrome, can be one of the most frustrating and disheartening disorders to deal with. This […]