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Important Habits for Senior UTI-Prevention

2020-11-03T09:00:37-05:00

UTIs are not only uncomfortable, left untreated they can cause kidney failure and bloodstream infections. Because of those potential risks, if you’re currently caring for an aging in place loved one, learning how to recognize and prevent UTIs in seniors is important. What follows are some UTI-prevention habits that every senior should practice.

Important Habits for Senior UTI-Prevention2020-11-03T09:00:37-05:00

Tips for Caring for an Ill Spouse

2020-10-06T10:09:42-04:00

Many older adults who are caring for an ill spouse are also too proud to ask for help, which then places the health and wellbeing of both parties at risk. To help ensure that doesn’t happen to you, use these caregiving tips from the experts.

Tips for Caring for an Ill Spouse2020-10-06T10:09:42-04:00

How to Avoid Caregiver Guilt

2020-09-29T10:05:21-04:00

When you’re not able to manage caregiver guilt, it can cloud your judgement, cause additional stress and anxiety, and eventually lead to burnout. To help ensure that doesn’t happen, learning how to avoid caregiver guilt is possible when taking these steps.

How to Avoid Caregiver Guilt2020-09-29T10:05:21-04:00

Nutritious Meal Tips for Seniors with a Loss of Appetite

2020-08-22T06:37:39-04:00

As a person ages, it’s not uncommon for them to start losing their appetite for one reason or another. But when that senior lives alone, a loss of appetite can cause rapid weight loss that quickly places their freedom and independence at risk. If you’re currently caring for an aging in place elderly loved one who’s not interested in eating due to a loss of appetite, try these taste bud-tantalizing meal ideas.

Nutritious Meal Tips for Seniors with a Loss of Appetite2020-08-22T06:37:39-04:00

How to Stay Connected While Staying Healthy

2020-08-03T10:01:34-04:00

Staying connected with your senior loved one is a challenge, even in the best of times. In the current crisis, older adults, especially seniors with underlying conditions, are at a higher risk for COVID-19 and can develop serious complications. Here are options that allow you to stay connected with your senior without physical contact and still keep everyone around you safe.

How to Stay Connected While Staying Healthy2020-08-03T10:01:34-04:00

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes in Elderly Adults

2020-07-20T14:13:58-04:00

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), roughly six million Americans aged 65-and-older have diabetes, with another 23 million seniors classified as being prediabetic. Unfortunately, many seniors with diabetes don’t even realize they have it. But left untreated, diabetes can cause serious health problems affecting the kidneys, heart, brain, eyes and feet.

Signs and Symptoms of Diabetes in Elderly Adults2020-07-20T14:13:58-04:00

Tips for Assisting a Senior with Incontinence

2020-07-06T19:19:48-04:00

Millions of Americans live with urinary incontinence, an oftentimes embarrassing condition that causes their bodies to accidentally leak urine. Sometimes aging in place seniors with poor bladder control become less active and even socially isolated, which can place their health and well-being at risk. If you’re currently looking after a senior with incontinence, helping them enjoy a higher quality of life is possible when using these tips.

Tips for Assisting a Senior with Incontinence2020-07-06T19:19:48-04:00
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