For reasons like dementia, disabilities and chronic illnesses many adult children end up assisting their elderly parents with their toileting needs. When placed in this role reversal situation helping mom or dad use the bathroom can be embarrassing and uncomfortable.
Tripping and falling among seniors is an everyday occurrence. One out of every four seniors trip and fall every year, and it's one of their biggest fears. Fortunately, steps can be taken to minimize this from happening to the senior in your life.
UTIs are not only uncomfortable, left untreated they can cause kidney failure and bloodstream infections. Because of those potential risks, if you’re currently caring for an aging in place loved one, learning how to recognize and prevent UTIs in seniors is important. What follows are some UTI-prevention habits that every senior should practice.
In today’s world, it seems like nearly everyone has a smartphone. People tend to assume that the one demographic excluded from this trend is the elderly. However, it is important to recognize that older adults can actually utilize and enjoy smartphones and tablets as well. [Read More...]
Providing care for a loved one can be an extremely rewarding task that brings family caregivers closer to their loved ones. Acting as a primary caregiver, however, can also be extremely draining. Respite care gives family caregivers a beneficial opportunity to take breaks. With respite [Read More...]
Many elderly adults need regular care or help from others. While many seniors utilize caregiving services, care plans are not necessarily the same for every senior. In order to be most effective, caregiving should be personalized for each care patient’s unique needs. This is why [Read More...]
WHO AM I: I am Gideon Schein. I am a partner in a firm called Eddy and Schein Group. We are personal financial officers for seniors and high net-worth individuals. We manage and organize their personal, legal, financial, health insurance affairs etc. We work a [Read More...]
Front view of mixed race female nurse helping senior African American female patient to stand with walker at nursing home Good elderly care is important. Whether you are an assisted living patient yourself or looking for care services for a loved one, you might have [Read More...]
With the continued spread of COVID-19, elderly home care offers new and promising benefits. For many elderly individuals, receiving care at home increases convenience and comfort. Now, elderly home care might also keep patients better protected from COVID-19. A lot has changed in the world [Read More...]