The COVID-19 pandemic is a trying and daunting time for people of all ages, all over the world. As the COVID-19 pandemic proves to be somewhat unpredictable, people are being forced to stay home and practice social distancing. Social distancing
No matter how resilient a person is, caregiving can be exhausting and physically demanding. Caregivers often end up neglecting their health when they are caring for a senior loved one. As the population ages, we see more family members becoming
What are bedsores? Bedsores, also known as pressure sores, affect people who have spent a long time in one position. For patients who have been bedridden for some time because of certain illnesses such as paralysis, age-related health concerns, or
Family caregivers go through a lot of stress in their daily
routine. There may be a caregiver in your family, friends, or work circle who
deserves to be reminded that they are doing great. Informal caregiver, also
known as family caregiver, can be
Elderly and senior citizens are more vulnerable to Coronavirus and are at higher risk of getting very sick from this illness. Due to many reasons, such as shared communal system at Nursing Care facilities, underlying health concerns, group activities, part-time
Urinary incontinence is common in adults over the age of 65 and medical costs for diagnosing the actual cause and treatment have surged in the past two decades. While the most common stereotype regarding aging needs immediate alteration as bladder-related
Lauren Dykovitz is a writer and author. Her mom, Jerie, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease in 2010 at age 62. Lauren self-published her first book, Learning to Weather the Storm: A Story of Life, Love, and Alzheimer's. She writes about
What is Covid-19 and how can you keep your elders safe?
Whether you are a home caregiver, a health care aide or a nursing attendant, the aim is to prevent exposure to germs.
Coronaviruses are a large family of
Being in a hospital is never easy for anyone, whether you are young or old. It may be more stressful for seniors to be hospitalized because of their preexisting health conditions. They may also fear the chances of recurring trips
Some of you may have become a caregiver overnight. Others may have been a caregiver for a very long time. In both instances, caregiver burnout is part of the process and daily routine. Some caregivers perform their part full-time and