What is the Most Important Quality in a Caregiver? If you are a caregiver of an aging parent, the most important quality you can have is the ability to be observant. As a caregiver you observe subtle changes in condition, unmet needs and unexpressed wishes so that you can make changes to ensure a greater quality of life … Continue reading The Most Important Quality in a Caregiver
Falls Carry a Heavy Cost for Seniors Mrs. M. was carrying a basket of laundry down to the basement. Her foot slipped on the steps and she went head-first landing at the bottom of the staircase on the concrete. She had broken her leg and hip and could not move. She laid there for a … Continue reading How Much Can A Fall Cost You?
Here are a few steps to selecting an In-Home Agency When you have determined that your loved one needs help in the home or perhaps they are coming home from the hospital and can not manage things by themselves for a few weeks while they recover, here are a few tips in making a selection. … Continue reading How to Select an In-Home Agency
Diane Keefe shares her personal experience with gluten allergies Recently I discovered that I had a gluten allergy. It came about when my daughter was diagnosed with Celiac’s disease – that is the more extreme form of the allergy. When my daughter explained that it is genetically based so it had to come from one … Continue reading My Gluten Allergy Experience
Finding the Right Diet for Stroke Prevention Written by M. Ferdinand, writer for DrugNews.net. For those who have suffered a stroke, preventing another is top priority. A diet full of healthy foods can help control blood pressure, body weight, and many other risk factors. When choosing a diet beneficial to stroke prevention, keep the following … Continue reading Finding the Right Diet for Stroke Prevention