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November is National Home Care Month. Team of nurses and doctors.

November is National Home Care Month

In celebration of National Home Care Month, we would like to say thank you to all the dedicated employees who provide a special and attentive level of care that enables people to recuperate in the comfort of their own homes.  No words can express the amount of respect for the men and women who take […]

Fall prevention exercises. Senior man unsteady on the stairs.

Fall Prevention Exercises

Falls cause injury and disability, especially for people 65 and up. They are also all too common. Over one in four adults of that age experience a fall. The chief reason is muscle weakness. Exercise can help prevent that and help aid in other problem areas. However, before engaging in any exercise programs, people concerned […]

Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic Arthritis

Psoriatic arthritis (PsA) is inflammatory arthritis that occurs mainly in people with psoriasis. PsA is a chronic type of arthritis. It causes patches of red, raised skin, with white and silvery flakes. Psoriatic arthritis and psoriasis are autoimmune conditions. The immune system becomes confused and attacks healthy parts of the body. According to the National […]

Dwindling appetite? Tray filled with delicious, nutritious foods.

Dwindling Appetite?

If you have elderly loved ones, you may notice they are eating less and picking at their food. A gradual reduction in appetite with advancing age is not usually a cause for concern.  Most older adults will eat less because of lower energy requirements with advancing age.   There are several different reasons why seniors […]

Forgetfulness: Normal or Not?

Forgetfulness: Normal or Not?

Forget someone’s name? Misplace the car keys? Missed an appointment? Memory lapses happen to everyone, but there are times we wonder whether these slips are normal. Memory is defined by Merriam-Webster Dictionary as, “the power or process of reproducing or recalling what has been learned and retained.” Our ability to remember and to recall past […]

Diabetic Superfoods. Bowl of avocados.

Diabetic Superfoods

What makes a food “super”?  Superfoods is a term used to described nutrient-packed foods that may have more health benefits than other foods. When it comes to diabetes, eating the right foods can help keep glucose levels in check.  There are many foods rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber that can be added to the […]

Warning - Mini Stroke. Don't be fooled by a transient ischemic attack.

Warning – Mini-Stroke

A transient ischemic attack (TIA) is like a stroke in that it has similar symptoms, but it only lasts a few minutes and causes no permanent damage or disabilities. It is often referred to as a mini-stroke. TIA happens when there is not enough oxygen reaching the brain. This is often due to a blood […]

UTIs and Dementia in Seniors

UTIs and Dementia in Seniors

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) in seniors can become a complex issue. It is important for family caregivers to know the signs of UTI in the elderly. UTIs can cause serious side effects like delirium and possibly lead to kidney infections and sepsis. The elderly experience different symptoms of UTI compared to middle aged adults or […]

Gadgets for Parkinson’s

Gadgets for Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s disease (PD) can make daily living challenging. PD symptoms such as shakiness, slow movements, and rigid muscles can affect daily life. As the disease progresses, it can turn ordinary tasks such as eating, dressing and writing into daunting chores.  Gadgets – better known as assistive devices – can help make these tasks easier for […]

Managing afib symptoms. Senior couple dancing outdoors.

Managing AFib Symptoms

According to the American Heart Association, atrial fibrillation (AFib) is a quivering or irregular heartbeat (arrhythmia) that can lead to blood clots, stroke, heart failure, and other heart-related complications.  When someone has AFib, their heartbeat is irregular. The upper chambers of the heart are out of sync with the lower chambers. Irregularities in the rhythm […]