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Elderly Care

  • Are You Sure it’s Dementia? Dementia is a scary topic for seniors and for family caregivers. If your elderly family member is worried that she might be dealing with dementia, it’s important to get a diagnosis right away. Research and treatments have come a long way and your senior’s situation may not ... Continue Reading
  • What Might Make DVT More Likely for Your Senior? DVT, or deep vein thrombosis, is a clotting condition that particularly affects the veins that are deeper in your senior’s body. Typically, these types of clots form in your senior’s legs, but they can form elsewhere in her body. Your senior may have more risk factors for ... Continue Reading
  • What Every Senior Should Know: Preventing Vision Loss due to Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetes is more widespread than most people realize. The American Diabetes Association estimates that over 30 million Americans have diabetes – and about a quarter of them don’t even know it. About 1 in 5 people first learn that they have diabetes during an eye exam. Eye ... Continue Reading
  • Four Tips to Help Your Senior Keep Eating Your senior might slow down on eating for a variety of reasons, but that may not be what she needs. Eating the right foods in the right combinations is really important for her, so there are some situations you might need to look more closely at to make sure all is well. ... Continue Reading
  • Can You Still Keep Your Goals and Dreams Going as a Caregiver? For so many caregivers taking care of someone they love becomes an “all or nothing” sort of situation in which all of their own dreams and goals take a back seat to everything else that’s going on. If things are in a holding pattern with your senior’s health and well-being, ... Continue Reading
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