How Seniors Can Maintain an Active Social Life Senior citizens can benefit from social interaction as much or more than any other age group. Not only does it help improve the quality of life by helping seniors avoid loneliness, creating excitement by looking forward to upcoming social events, and building a sense of community among […]
More news about risks of HAIs, Healthcare-Associated Infections, in long-term care facilities; read the article: Sapovirus Is a Growing Concern in Long-Term Care Facilities. Originally posted 2012-04-12 16:30:22.
Seniors May Benefit from Music Therapy Music has always been thought to hold certain powers to calm, energize, or otherwise improve moods. Whether it’s listening to upbeat music while exercising, playing calming sounds while at a spa, or listing to a happy song when you’re down, music is often able to get you in to […]
Great Lessons for Companionship for Elderly near Solana Beach A nursing home worker pushed Jana Kenney down the hall in her wheelchair, lifted her into her bed, and turned out the lights for the night. In the morning, she would be back to help her clean up, prepare for the day’s activity, and wheel down […]
Home Caregivers near Poway Keep Seniors Out of Dangerous Nursing Home Positions Most nursing homes are well-run, staffed by competent, caring individuals, and comfortable. But there are also those that are decidedly unpleasant, or even dangerous, for seniors. In today’s down economy, there’s a specific danger for seniors in nursing homes that used to be […]
The leading cause of disability among adults is stroke. The older people become, the more vulnerable they are to a stroke, and the more difficult it is for their bodies to recover their strength. There is plenty of attention given to this problem in the medical world, but one pharmaceutical company is focusing on a […]