Social isolation is extremely harmful to seniors. During the COVID-19 pandemic, families and seniors were compelled to practice self isolation and social distancing. Older adults who have Alzheimer’s or dementia are especially susceptible to social-isolation and loneliness and the effects
Probate and the distribution of a person's assets after death have to be low on anyone's list of things to discuss with an elderly loved one. It could be why AARP reported that only 40% of adults have taken steps
Extremely hot temperatures can be harmful to anyone, but seniors are particularly vulnerable to heat strokes when the weather gets too hot. Seniors with the lowered immune systems, heart disease, or general weakness are susceptible to heat strokes. Whether your
Many people fail to see that a physical disability is much more than that. It doesn’t impact the specific aspect of the person’s body but their mental state of well being as well.
According to research, an estimated 650 million people across
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
Daily routines can be challenging for those caregivers who live with dementia patients. Taking care of patients affected by dementia can be a difficult task because you must ensure their safety while providing activities that can be mentally stimulating for
Telemedicine and telehealth have helped people everywhere during the COVID-19 pandemic. With physical distancing measures in place, many patients and doctors were compelled to communicate over the telephone for everyone’s health and safety.
What is telemedicine?
Telemedicine is a term that covers
Family caregiver’s daily routine is packed with activities that range from caring for the elderly to keeping the house clean. For a caretaker, keeping the environment safe is a huge task and when it comes to taking care of their
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