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  • 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
  • Hypothermia in Elderly Adults: Symptoms to Watch For Hypothermia is an emergency medical condition that occurs when the body loses heat faster than it can produce heat, resulting in dangerously low body temperatures. Normal body temperature is around 98.6 F. Hypothermia occurs when the body temperature falls below 95 F. It is ... Continue Reading
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