Did Your Loved One Experience A Diabetes-Related Complication? 3 Tips To Help Them Manage Their Health

17 March 2018
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During the senior years, your loved one's risk for developing diabetes-related complications increases. While this is partly due to the changes that occur in a senior's physiological processes, you should also be aware the other issues such as cognitive challenges may have contributed to your loved one's new health diagnosis. While it may be frightening to hear that your loved one's diabetes has led to a problem such as nerve damage or a stroke, you can use these tips to help them get their blood sugar levels under control. Read More 

Tips For Caring For Adults With Urinary Incontinence

5 July 2017
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If you are caring for an adult who has issues with urinary incontinence, then you will be pleased to learn there are many products and simple strategies that can make your job a lot easier. Regardless of the root cause of the incontinence, the following tips will help both the patient and caregiver deal with it in an effective manner: Tip: Try a Variety of Incontinence Aids to Find What Works Best  Read More 

4 Tips To Make The Kitchen More Accessible For A Senior

11 May 2017
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If you have an elderly parent or other loved one, you might know that some changes are going to have to be made to his or her home as time goes on. For example, you may want to ensure that the kitchen is as accessible as possible for your loved one. Luckily, following these tips can help. 1. Put Items on Lower Shelves If your loved one has trouble reaching up above his or her head, or if he or she is confined to a wheelchair or uses a walker or other mobility aid, then it might be time to move dishes, groceries, and other kitchen items to lower shelves. Read More 

Ways That A Home Health Aide Can Limit Your Elderly Parent’s Hospital Visits

11 May 2017
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As some people age, they find themselves visiting the hospital or seeking other forms of medical care on an increasingly frequent basis. If you're the adult child of someone who is aged, your heart can race when you get a call that your parent has been admitted to the hospital or an urgent care center. If these instances are common, you may think about having your parent move in with you or look for a room in a local nursing home. Read More 

Should You Work With Both A Doctor And A Midwife?

26 April 2017
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Women dealing with prgnancy often have to face the choice between working with a midwife or working with an OB/GYN doctor. However, in many cases, it's possible to work with both. In fact, some hospitals have both on staff and can assign you one of each. Regardless of whether your local hospitals have both on staff, though, you can still choose to work with both if you think it's necessary. But is it a good idea to have two professionals who might contradict each other? Read More