Elderly Care

Insurance Industry inflicts more pain on COVID affected Care Homes Featured
By Paul Evans · 3 weeks ago
The care sector has had a rough time in the last six months, firstly they were used to house ill patients from the NHS hospitals (as these made preparations for a COVID infection surge in ...
Knoxville Funeral Services: Five Benefits of Pre-Planning Services Featured
By Jason Chan · 1 year ago
While it isn’t anyone’s favorite topic, planning ahead can take a lot of the stress and uncertainty out of life when it comes to losing a loved one. Whether you are considering pre-planning services for ...
The Gentry Griffey Knoxville Funeral Home Understands How You Feel.
By Jason Chan · 1 year ago
Are You Looking for a Caring and Compassionate Knoxville Funeral Home? It’s difficult to imagine anything more devastating than the loss of a loved one. Even if you’ve been through it before, it never gets ...
Programs and Services for the Elderly in California
By Charles Thomas · 2 years ago
In California, the aging population is rapidly growing which has made the California Department of Aging (CDA) to run some certain programs that serve older adults, adults with disabilities, care providers, and residents in long-term ...
How To Spend This Summer With Your Elderly Parents
By Shuaiba Ahammed · 3 years ago
Summer is on its way and often we will visit with family and friends and more than likely we may spend time with our elderly parents. We may not see our parents on a daily ...
Cost Of Assisted Living in your State
By Jeff Holbrook · 4 years ago
Age Induced Medication Mistakes(AIMM’s) send senior to Assisted Living Age Induced Medication Mistakes, or AIMM’s effects 90% of seniors. AIMM’s will lead to things like "forgetting to take out the trash" or "forgetting where you ...
Signs of Nursing Home Neglect and Elder Abuse Featured
By Aaron Crane · 4 years ago
Moving a loved one into a nursing home is a difficult decision. Families doing this expect their loved one to be treated properly and with dignity. The unfortunate truth is that nursing home neglect happens ...
The Financial Side of Being a Caregiver
By Katie Braun · 4 years ago
By Katie Braun, Financial Advisor, Ameriprise Financial Caring for a family member is complex. While deeply meaningful, it can be emotionally taxing and presents unexpected challenges, often financial ones. If you foresee stepping into a ...
A Senior Living Neighborhood Can Be Life Transforming
By Alethea Volner · 5 years ago
Senior citizen communities today range from cozy manufactured houses to the posh luxury of a high-end hotel and resort or luxury liner feel, each of which do not seem institutional. Many seniors who have actually ...
Management of Hypertension in Seniors | Best Practices
By Ian Rowe · 5 years ago
Hypertension is a condition that affects more than 70 million adults across the United States. Unfortunately, a surprising majority of those affected by hypertension are seniors. Elderly patients suffering from hypertension experience abnormally high blood ...
How Utilizing A Hoyer Lift Is Actually Better For Patient Care
By Stephen Sexton · 7 years ago
In relation to home healthcare, there are several things that can be helpful and a Hoyer lift is certain one of them. There are many reasons to use a lift, but perhaps two of the ...
Medical Alert Systems and In Home Care Can Combat Rising Healthcare Costs
By Kristin Palardy · 7 years ago
A medical alert system can bring children of aging parents the peace of mind of knowing that their parents, who may live alone, can reach help if they experience a fall or other accident. The ...
Sound Advice On How To Stay Young
By Stanford Dewey · 7 years ago
Many people are fearful about growing older, but aging does not have to be a bad thing, if you recognize the right approaches to keep healthy as you grow older. Like with any kind of ...
Medical Alert Systems and Signs Your Aging Parents Need Help: What you Need to Know
By Kristin Anne · 7 years ago
Parents, to us, have always been the people who took care of us. When we were kids, they were unflappable, and there wasn’t a crisis (yours or theirs) they couldn’t handle. Now they’re getting older, ...
Why Caregivers and Doctors Recommend Medical Alert Systems
By Stefanie Jeanne · 7 years ago
Doctors know the importance of having round-the-clock medical monitoring, especially for high-risk patients. Any serious medical emergency could occur anytime, and because doctors have no accurate way of predicting when it would happen, the only ...
Medical Alert: Enabling Seniors to Connect Instantly to Caregivers
By Stefanie Jeanne · 7 years ago
To fully appreciate the efficiency of a medical alert system in the context of complementing the work of caregivers, let us consider an actual real-world case. Madelyn is a subscriber to one of the leading ...
How to Choose the Right Home Care for Your Loved One in Kansas City? Featured
By Kevin Schmiterson · 7 years ago
Kansas City is the largest city in the state of Missouri. The metropolitan area encompasses four different counties - Jackson, Clay, Cass and Platte, and is home to more than 2.1 million people. Close to ...
Wood shower benches: Top Tips to Care for them
By Ivana Williams · 7 years ago
Shower benches are useful addition to the shower as aids for the elderly, physically-challenged, or for those who require extra assistance in the shower. The prime issue in taking care of such benches, especially for ...
The Reasons Why You Should Consider Making a Difference as a Hospice Volunteer Featured
By Jessica Lane · 8 years ago
There are many ways to volunteer and give back to your community, but volunteering at a hospice care center is certainly one of the most rewarding and fulfilling ways. This type of volunteer opportunity isn’t ...
The 64-dollar Question for Seniors: Is Social Networking Good for You?
By Stefanie Jeanne · 7 years ago
A couple of years ago, the first batch of the so-called baby boomers turned 65 years old. The baby boomers are not a demographic group to be trifled with—they have money, education, and therefore, much ...