Changing health and abilities can make it hard for a senior citizen to age in place. Have you talked about this with your mom? While she may want to age at home, is her house suitable for it? Make sure you look at these aspects of aging a home when your family is discussing your [...]
Arthritis describes the inflammation, stiffness, pain, and swelling of the joints, and it affects millions of elderly Americans each year. In many cases, the arthritis is so severe that it forces seniors to rely on home care providers and family caregivers for assistance with daily tasks. When cold and wet winter weather appears, many seniors [...]
Many elderly adults end up in the emergency room at some point in their later years. Some will even experience issues requiring visits to at the hospital once or more a year. While these visits are often necessary, they can result in a potentially serious risk known as hospital readmission. A hospital readmission is when [...]
Retirement income can make it difficult to pay for unexpected bills. It's also hard to plan for home care services when money is tight. Your parents want to age in place, but you're worried about the finances. Don't give up on the idea. There are ways you can make aging in place and home care [...]
Home Care Services in Wallingford CT: If you are concerned about whether an older adult in your life may have diabetes, it can be helpful to be aware of the symptoms. Here are common symptoms of diabetes to watch for.
Caregiving from a distance Part II So you have come to the realization that Mom needs help, serious help; but where should I begin? Just like a seasoned Doctor, you evaluate and triage the top 10 things that need your “immediate” attention and tackle them first. If the house is on fire, throw water [...]