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  • How to Stop the Elderly From Calling 911 for Non-Essential Care We know that as our parents get older, their health becomes a top priority, and it's natural for them to reach out for help when they feel vulnerable. While it's important to respond quickly in emergency situations, unnecessary calls can clog up the system and make it harder ... Continue Reading
  • CNA vs LPN vs RN: What's the Difference? The medical field is full of acronyms - you practically need a degree just to keep track of all of them. Some of the acronyms you will encounter most often, especially as you or a loved one move into assisted living - are CNA, LPN and RN. So what is the difference between an ... Continue Reading
  • How to Clean Fingernails: Senior Care *Griswold Home Care does not offer nail cutting services, please consult your healthcare provider before starting a new treatment and discuss what options are available to you Cleaning under fingernails can be a surprisingly tricky task for seniors. Like nearly every other ... Continue Reading
  • Chronic Runny Nose in the Elderly Why does my nose run more as I get older? It can be the result of geriatric rhinitis or primary atrophic rhinitis. This imprecise term signifies the inflammation of the mucous membranes or lining of the nasal cavity due to the age-related changes in nasal physiology. ... Continue Reading
  • Home Remedies for Bed Sores in Seniors and the Elderly Bed sores — also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers — occur due to prolonged pressure, such as sitting or lying in the same position for a long time. These painful injuries can lead to several health problems, which may require medical attention. You may be wondering ... Continue Reading
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