Elderly Care

Caregiving – A Stressful Calling
By Cheryl Hitchcock · 7 years ago
Approximately 65 million Americans are caregivers to loved ones. These people, who care for loved ones without training as health care professionals, are in many cases forced to do so due to our aging population ...
Hospice Services - Understanding What to Look For Featured
By Jessica Lane · 7 years ago
When a loved one is facing an illness that could prove to be life limiting, it may be time to look into hospice. While many people think that word means a certain place, this isn’t ...
Non-medical Ways Medical Alarm Systems Can Save Your Life
By Stefanie Jeanne · 7 years ago
Contrary to the popular misconception, a medical alarm system’s use is not actually limited to medical emergencies. But rather, thanks to its compact design, wireless technology, and the fact that it runs 24 hours a ...
Elements of an Easy, Safe Modern Living: Medical Alarm and Other Advanced Products for Seniors
By Stefanie Jeanne · 7 years ago
Aside from the more common senior-targeted products such as the medical alarm and other medication-related automatic dispensers, there are several other products that can help you ensure a happy, safe modern living for your aging ...
Home Care in Overland Park - Essential Attributes of a Good Caregiver Featured
By Kevin Schmiterson · 7 years ago
Overland Park is a suburban area in the Kansas City metropolitan area. This is the state of Missouri’s largest suburb in the area with a population of just over 176,000 people. The city is growing ...
Creative Senior Adults Busily Painting Masterpieces Featured
By Les Scarborough · 7 years ago
The baby-boomers have become senior citizens and are discovering art at the same time. Senior art classes and programs are full of energetic individuals learning to express themselves through painting and drawing. Researchers say that ...
Integrating a Senior Medical Alert System with Exercises to Help Prevent Falls
By Stefanie Jeanne · 7 years ago
While the use of a senior medical alert can be instrumental in preventing accidental falls among seniors, there is nothing more effective in falls prevention that helping the senior stay as physically fit as possible. ...
Senior Medical Alert Versus Expensive Senior Care Housing Costs
By Stefanie Jeanne · 7 years ago
One of the odd consequences of the real estate crisis in the USA is how it is pushing the cost of senior housing to continue to rise. This happens because, as real estate prices plummet, ...
Alarm Services Help Seniors Stay Independent
By James Davies · 7 years ago
No one said ageing was easy but just like taxes is something most of us cannot avoid. For many, the biggest frustration once we officially cross the threshold of middle-age to old-age is growing physical ...
5 Important Things to Keep in Mind When Visiting an Ailing Loved One Featured
By Jessica Lane · 7 years ago
Death is a natural part of life, but when the time comes to bid farewell to a friend or loved one, words often fail. Grappling with the passing of those closest to us is never ...
Exercises for the Elderly, Live life For The First Time
By Walter Phillips · 7 years ago
Various elements of daily life are included in the long list of exercises for the elderly. In order for the elderly or anyone else to maintain a focused mind and a healthy body, they should ...
Home care service providers – how to select the one for yourself?
By Jacob David · 7 years ago
Why opt for home care services? Though your family may be very much concerned about your health and involvement in day to day activities, they may be heavily occupied with their other works and may ...
Five Easy Ways Professional Caretakers Can Prevent Compassion Fatigue
By Helen Thamm · 8 years ago
Have you heard of the newer buzz words "compassion fatigue"? It happens when you feel you just don’t have anything left to give to your clients/patients. Karl LaRowe, in his book "Transform Compassion Fatigue" shares ...
Home Health Services - What to Expect Featured
By Kevin Schmiterson · 8 years ago
Kansas City is a large city, and each year countless families are faced with the reality of having to find care options for aging family members. What you may not realize is that most elderly ...
Public Relations In The Care Home Industry
By Jason Tucker · 7 years ago
Care homes for the elderly need to exist, and the majority of them do their utmost to provide a good standard of living. However, some businesses, like in any industry, attract negative publicity for various ...
Caring for Seniors in Their Own Home
By Steve Spearry · 8 years ago
Quite a few senior citizens have no wish to relinquish their autonomy. They want to stay in their own home, where they are familiar and comfortable, rather than relocating to a nursing home, or even ...
Sit in Comfort
By Debra Peterson · 8 years ago
Lets face it, wheelchairs are not comfortable. When you have no choice but to use one, it can cause aches and pains in your buttox, back, and legs. Even worse, if you are using a ...
Talking to Your Loved One About In Home Care Part 1
By Kevin Bush · 8 years ago
Talking to your loved one about in home care can be a rewarding experience if approached in the right way. The most important thing to remember is that in home care isn't just about any ...
Recognizing the Need for in Home Care
By Kevin Bush · 8 years ago
Recognizing when someone you care about needs in home care is one of the most difficult things that we face as our loved ones age and become less capable in their activities of daily living. ...
Choosing the Right Senior Care Agency
By Kevin Bush · 8 years ago
When it comes to the long-term health and well-being of those we love, choosing a senior care provider is more than just a business transaction. It's a human transaction - and one that can significantly ...