Online Guides and Resources for Elder Care and Senior Services

Is there a way to prevent arthritis?

There are a great many types of arthritis, but the most common is osteoarthritis, usually associated with age. Other types of arthritis, known as inflammatory arthritis, include rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, and lupus. Unfortunately, you don’t have the power to completely prevent any of them. Lifestyle changes and precautions may, however, delay the onset of... ❯❯❯

How to prevent trips and falls in the elderly

Trips and falls in the elderly population are some of the biggest events that can cause death. According to Taking Care a company that provides products to help with trips and falls, over 30% of people aged 55+ will have a fall this year. Unfortunately, these falls will kill those who experience them. But some things can be done to prevent trips and falls in the first place. In this blog post,... ❯❯❯

A Simple Guide on Using Fingertip Pulse Monitoring Devices

In this day and age, a lot of people suffer from heart-related diseases or diseases that can greatly alter our blood pressure and heart rate. This, of course, is a really complicated problem to deal with, since it can be fatal if ignored. Among the most common symptoms caused by abnormal blood pressure, we can find things like intense headaches, disorientation, fatigue, chest pain, and... ❯❯❯

5 Trends That Are Transforming Elderly Care

If there’s a thing that the coronavirus pandemic has established, it’s the fact that protecting the elderly should be one of our top priorities. And considering the fact that a big bulk of baby boomers are retiring these days, it has become more important than before to invest in elderly care technology. But aside from the existing solutions and equipment in the healthcare industry... ❯❯❯

What Are the Benefits of Assisted Living?

As we get older, it can become more difficult to live independently at home for a range of reasons. This could be down to health issues, which commonly arise with age. It could also be down to mobility issues, which can make it difficult for seniors to manage on their own. Fortunately, there are assisted living communities that can provide a combination of independence coupled with a range of... ❯❯❯

How Has Medical Care Changed in The Last Few Years?

Historically speaking, medical care has undergone a sea change since its inception from the time of Hippocrates. Even if we compare the last few decades with the facilities that we have today, we will be taken by surprise. From hospital stays that sometimes went on for years to telemedicine now, medical science indeed has travelled a long road. Earlier the hospital and other centres of medical... ❯❯❯

Dermatological Issues in Old Age

Skin-the largest organ of the body is largely fascinating. With its renewal and healing powers it is more of a miracle organ than any other. However, when old age embarks, the renewal process slows down causing more dead cells than new ones. Not only this, it also comes with a lot of issues. The skin becomes thinner and easier to penetrate by bacteria and thus more likely to develop adverse... ❯❯❯

4 Tips On Dentist Visits For Seniors

Seniors have special dental needs since most of them would have missing teeth and weak gums due to old age. As people get older, the oral cavity will also show signs of structural and functional deterioration due to diet, lifestyle, and medical conditions. Since elders need proper oral health care, they would need to visit a dentist at least twice a year. If you’re assisting an elderly... ❯❯❯

Essential Oral Health Tips For Seniors

Seniors have to remember that oral health is necessary for a healthy life. Gum diseases can even send seniors to emergency rooms, a place they will never want to visit. Sadly, seniors often overlook oral health because they find it tedious. If you are a senior yourself or know someone who doesn’t care about their gums, you must read these important oral health tips. Dental Visits Believe... ❯❯❯

Why is the new Coronavirus strain more dangerous?

The world has entered the second year of battling with the coronavirus pandemic. The virus has left many dead, others infected, and it continues to spread in different parts of the world. Even those who have not gotten COVID have been dealing with insolation fatigue and loneliness due to quarantine and lockdowns. The worst news about the pandemic is the new strains of coronavirus that... ❯❯❯

Are Care Homes Safe during this Pandemic?

The decision of moving an eldery loved one to a care home is definitely stressful and emotionally exhausting too. However, with the changing times and the spread of this horrific pandemic, the safety of care homes has aroused a lot of queries and confusions. Is it safe now? Are care homes taking the required precautions? There is so much to consider and weigh and it leaves one feeling a little... ❯❯❯

How to Find the Best Home Care in Irwin, Pennsylvania

For many people, if they could, they would take their aging parents into their homes and care for them to their heart’s content. But many reasons make this both challenging and somewhat impossible to achieve. For instance, a young parent who has infant children and a demanding day job may find it difficult to care for their kids and also meet the needs of an aging parent at the same time.... ❯❯❯

The Top 8 Eye Care Tips for Seniors

Eye health declines as you age for various reasons. Once you reach your senior years, you are at a higher risk for developing age-related vision issues such as dry eyes, cataracts, glaucoma, presbyopia, and temporal arteritis. Many of these vision problems, however, are avoidable. With the right eye care habits, some nutritional changes, and regular eye check-ups, you can slow down these... ❯❯❯

Get Better Ahwatukee Dental Fixtures Results by Following 3 Simple Steps

Although with the improvement in technology in all fields, including dentistry, millions of Americans suffer tooth loss. The reason behind this is mostly due to tooth decay, periodontal disease, or any injury. Earlier, the only treatment option available for missing teeth were dentures, crowns, and bridges.  The treatment of dental procedures usually involves the replacement of tooth roots.... ❯❯❯

Immunotherapy is slated to revolutionize cancer treatment. Learn how!

Cancer is that dreaded word which floods our hearts with fear. With no definitive causes, the treatment is invasive and wreaks havoc on the quality of life of the patient. Countless research is funded on finding the cure for cancer and whoever does find it in future will undoubtedly be crowned the next God for humans. Until then, we have to sit tight and contribute in whatever way we can to help... ❯❯❯

4 Reasons Why You Should Monitor Your Blood Pressure at Home

High blood pressure is one of the major factors that causes serious medical conditions like heart attack, strokes, kidney failure, and even death. Many regard high blood pressure (or commonly known as hypertension) as a silent killer since it shows no serious symptoms up to the point of reaching a potentially life threatening level. To have a better understanding, let us bring up the definition... ❯❯❯