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Posts from 2023

  • Blood Pressure Over 200 in Elderly Adult: Hypertensive Crisis It seems most doctors take our blood pressure at every appointment but don’t always mention what those numbers mean until they become a problem. So what do elderly people need to know about blood pressure? Does blood pressure increase with age? When should we become ... Continue Reading
  • Atrial Fibrillation Treatment in Elderly Adults Atrial Fibrillation (A-fib) is an irregular and often very rapid heart rhythm that can lead to blood clots in the heart. The cause of afib in elderly people is a problem with the heart’s structure. Luckily, treating afib in elderly patients is possible, and there are many ... Continue Reading
  • Pacemaker Surgery Recovery: Elderly Recuperation After experiencing heart troubles, a patient may be advised to undergo pacemaker implantation. But what does that entail? In this post, we will provide answers to the following questions: Why should a patient get a pacemaker? Is a pacemaker a major surgery? Is pacemaker ... Continue Reading
  • Sudden Excessive Sleepiness in Elderly Adults Excessive sleep in the elderly is quite common due to numerous conditions. Luckily, there are several ways to treat excessive sleepiness, whether through medications or by practicing good sleep hygiene. In this post, we will review what you need to know about sudden ... Continue Reading
  • Help at Home: "My Elderly Mother is Consuming My Life" Life isn’t always easy. We are never really prepared for the changes that take place with the passage of time. One of those transitions begins when our parents get older, fragile, and unable to care for themselves. I will always take care of my mom . Caring for my mother ... Continue Reading
  • Walking for the Elderly: Health Benefits Taking a walk each day has enormous health benefits for everyone and it is especially good for seniors. Walking for seniors is a great way to stay active without doing strenuous exercises. Benefits of Walking for Seniors So just how beneficial is walking for senior citizens? ... Continue Reading
  • Helping the Elderly: New Year’s Resolution It’s here! We can finally say “Goodbye 2022 and Welcome 2023!” Each time we ring in a new year, we have the opportunity to make it a better year than the one before. Many of us are reflecting on the past and making plans to burst toward tomorrow with renewed optimism and ... Continue Reading
  • Post-Holiday Reflections: Does My Senior Loved One Need In-Home Care? Although the holidays are an ideal time to become reacquainted with senior loved ones, you may find yourself noticing cognitive and physical changes in them after reflecting on the moments you just spent together. They may have shared the same story twice, left the pie in to ... Continue Reading