If you haven’t already, odds are that you will receive care from a nurse at some point in your life. National Nurses Week is May 6th through May 12th, making it the perfect time to say “thank you” to the dedicated nursing professionals that make our world a better place.
Enjoying a smoother transition from hospital to home requires the ability to plan accordingly and stay the course based on your discharge instructions. As a senior, minimizing your risk for hospital readmission is possible by following these recovery care tips.
Spending too much time at home can negatively affect a senior’s quality of life and place their independence at risk. If you are an informal caregiver looking after an aging-in-place loved one, what follows are some creative ways to get them up and out of the house.
As more seniors choose to age in place over an institutional setting, it's driven the need to embrace integrative healthcare solutions that include home care. Thankfully, newer age-friendly health system initiatives are now helping to ensure that older adults enjoy a higher quality of life in the comfort of their own homes.