Monthly Archives: June 2013

Infection Control: Hand Washing Tips for Seniors and Caregivers

Seniors often have weakened immune system which makes them more susceptible to infections. Caregivers can easily pass on an infection to their patients or loved ones if they are not careful so it is important for seniors and caregivers to … Continue reading

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Hospital Emergencies: Tips for Family Caregivers

Medical emergencies happen to people of all ages but they can often be more frequent in the elderly as seniors are often more prone to accidents and illness. Family caregivers should know how to handle hospitalizations of their loved ones … Continue reading

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How to Choose the Right Shoes to Help Seniors Avoid Falls

As we age our feet go through changes that make us more likely to fall. It is important to understand what changes to expect to avoid falls. Falls can be very dangerous for seniors and can lead to cuts, bruises, … Continue reading

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Exercise Safety Tips for People with Osteoporosis

Exercise is important for people with osteoporosis as it can help improve bone density in addition to strengthening the muscles. Osteoporosis can cause the bones to become brittle and lose density which makes them more likely to break, so it … Continue reading

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Tips on How to Care for an Elderly Person with Sundowner’s Syndrome

Sundowner’s syndrome is very common in seniors with Alzheimer’s disease and dementia; unfortunately experts are not sure what are the causes and it can be very frustrating for family members and caregivers to deal with. Knowing what to expect and … Continue reading

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Summer Health Risks for Seniors

Summer can be a fun season for people of all ages but it also presents a variety of health risks, especially for seniors. Family caregivers should make sure that they know what to look out for so that their loved … Continue reading

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Tips on How to Make a Memory Box for An Elderly Loved One

Seniors often suffer from memory loss, especially if they suffer from Alzheimer’s disease or dementia, so a memory box can be a great way to help them keep their memories alive. Family caregivers and other family members can get together … Continue reading

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