If your loved one has recently been diagnosed with walking pneumonia, you might be a little curious about the illness. It's actually pretty serious and your loved one needs to pay special attention to her health.
A special HAPPY BIRTHDAY to all those caregivers celebrating their Birthday’s this month. We give thanks for them, their lives, and the talents they bring to our mission.
Home Care in Hamden CT: Shingles is a painful rash that is caused by the virus that causes chickenpox. After having chickenpox, the virus never leaves a person’s body and they are at risk for shingles.
Caregivers in Camden CT: Warm summer days beckon everyone to come outside and enjoy themselves, and a picnic is an idea way for your elderly loved one and family members to spend an afternoon.
Elder Care in Waterbury CT: Even though conditions at a picnic, outdoor event or even a car during the summer months might not trigger heat-related problems in younger adults, seniors can be affected.
Elderly Care in Meriden CT: Caring for a loved one following a stroke can be overwhelming. Rehabilitative success is measured incrementally with physical therapy often requiring a “one step forward, two steps back” approach.
Senior Care in Middletown CT: If you have a parent with Alzheimer's, you already know that the disease is challenging for both the patient at the family caregiver. One of the biggest issues comes from deteriorating vision.
Home Care in Waterbury CT: When seniors want to stay active and keep fit but are limited by what types of exercises they can do, they may want to take a closer look at tai chi.
Dorothy “ Dottie” Pierce has been a caregiver at Franciscan Ever There Care since 2014. It’s easy to recognize Dottie because she is the one with the smile on her face.
Caregivers in Meriden CT: Falling is a serious risk for elderly adults. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 25 percent of older adults over the age of 64 throughout the United States fall each year, and many will suffer a serious injury as a result of it.