Multiple Sclerosis: Definition, Causes, Types and Symptoms

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is an immune-mediated disease that targets a patient’s central nervous system. This disease can vary in severity and type. In total, there are four different types of MS. Anyone at any age can develop the disease; however elderly people do have a slightly higher risk for developing this disorder. This article will cover the causes, types and symptoms of MS so that you can be prepared if you or your loved one is diagnosed with this disease. Definition and Causes of Multiple Sclerosis Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is...

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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 how to try to treat the symptoms is the best way to help care for seniors with Sundowner’s syndrome. In this article we would like to offer some tips on how to care for an elderly person with Sundowner’s syndrome. Sundowner’s syndrome gets its name from the fact that symptoms...

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Kitchen Safety Tips For Seniors

Kitchen safety is important at any age, but it can be a serious problem for the elderly. The kitchen is said to be one of the most dangerous areas in the home, especially for seniors. Many seniors are harmed by fires, spills or spoiled food in the kitchen. We at Carefect Home Care Service would like to share some kitchen safety tips that seniors can follow to ensure that they are safe while in the kitchen. Fire Fires in the kitchen are often a concern for seniors and can be...

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