a

Currently Browsing:Uncategorized

As a family caregiver, there are many precautions that you need to make during the summer months to avoid the potential dangers of this season. From making sure that your elderly parent wears proper sun protection to prevent sunburn to managing hydration needs, you take many steps to help your senior stay safe and healthy

Read More

As a family caregiver, many of your days are spent completing the everyday tasks of living such as preparing meals, providing transportation, and helping your parent prepare for the day. Providing social support and spending quality time with your loved one is also a top priority and finds you sharing a meal, exploring a green

Read More

When the body loses more fluid than it takes in, dehydration is the result. Many people mistakenly think dehydration simply means they get a little thirsty or maybe a little dizzy in hot weather, but dehydration is quite a dangerous condition, especially for elderly people. Surprisingly, many seniors experience chronic dehydration and neither they nor

Read More

Following the death of her husband, Mary’s son found her monthly income would drop. Her son felt that it was important for her to be able to afford elder care services. She was living in the country and no longer drove. Finding ways to save money to pay for a caregiver was important to the

Read More

As a family caregiver, there are many precautions that you need to make during the summer months to avoid the potential dangers of this season. From making sure that your elderly parent wears proper sun protection to prevent sunburn to managing hydration needs, you take many steps to help your senior stay safe and healthy

Read More

Many people wonder if an elderly parent must have fallen down or been diagnosed with a chronic illness or condition before senior care is allowed. That’s not the case. Senior care services are available to any senior who needs help around the house. Here are some stories of people who benefit from a caregiver’s help.

Read More

Anyone is at risk of falling in the bathroom, but a CDC study found incidents were much higher among seniors. Most of these falls occur in or near the shower and near the toilet. How safe is your parent’s bathroom? There are five devices designed to keep your mom or dad safe in the bathroom.

Read More

Family caregivers often have to think carefully about grocery shopping and meal preparations for an elderly loved one. There are many kinds of health conditions that require seniors to be on a strict diet, and celiac disease is one of them. It’s possible for seniors to develop celiac disease late in life, and the only

Read More

Have you or a loved one ever experienced vertigo? If you have, you know how frustrating and debilitating it can be. Did you know that physical therapy may help? Wentworth Douglass Hospital in Dover, NH offers a personalized Vestibular Rehabilitation Program to help you if you’ve been diagnosed with Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV). Vertigo

Read More

You can hear your father wheezing again before you even get inside his house. This is his third asthma attack in three days – allergy season is the worst. You try to keep all of the windows closed and wash the pollen off of him and his clothes as soon as he gets into the

Read More