As we age, our bodies endure a variety of changes, some of which may impair our vision. Glaucoma, a collection of eye disorders that damage the optic nerve, is a prevalent condition among seniors. Managing glaucoma requires making positive changes to a senior’s daily life. For seniors dealing with this condition, home care can be […]
March is Essential Tremor Awareness Month, a great time for seniors and their families to learn more about essential tremor disorder. If your senior parent has a tremor and they or you assumed it was due to Parkinson’s disease it may not be. The tremor could be caused by essential tremor disorder. Essential tremor disorder […]
Aging in place is here to stay. Most seniors say that they want to continue living independently in their own homes as they get older. Even seniors who have medical conditions or problems with mobility overwhelmingly prefer to stay in their homes as long as possible. And thanks to services like senior home care, seniors […]
Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurological disorder affecting movement, balance, and coordination in older adults. As the disease worsens over time, falls become increasingly frequent; one leading cause of hospitalization or injury is falls resulting from Parkinson’s. Therefore, strategies must be put in place in this population to mitigate potential falls, such as hiring a […]
Prioritizing mental health is crucial for aging adults. The problem is often that seniors aren’t sure what to do in order to keep their mental health strong. Engaging in the right activities and working with companion care at home can do a lot to make the process easier for seniors. Here are some ideas that […]
The maintenance of strong and healthy bones becomes increasingly important for our overall well-being as we get older. It is well known that dairy products are related to bone health due to the calcium content of these items. However, there are a great many additional foods that can also help maintain bone health in seniors. […]
Getting a cancer diagnosis is not easy, especially as a senior. You may be thinking, why am I getting treatment? You may be wondering if you need treatment at all. The truth is, the decision is up to you, but many seniors live full lives while aging in place, and you deserve to know what […]
Sometimes, it can be hard to motivate yourself to eat, especially when you get older. If you are a family caregiver looking for ways to get your elderly loved one to eat, it can seem like an impossible challenge. The first thing you must consider is why your senior loved one is not eating. Some […]
If your family has not yet considered hiring home care assistance, it’s time to consider and discuss the option.
With the help of the elder care team and loved ones, seniors can discuss their options and get the screenings they need.