Assisted Living for Seniors with Alzheimer’s

3 Ways Assisted Living Helps Residents with Alzheimer’s Taking care of a loved one who has dementia can be difficult, considering all the time and energy required to give proper and adequate attention. Fortunately, assisted living can help. Living with Dementia: An Overview According to the latest data gathered by the Alzheimer’s Association, it is […]

Maintaining an Active Social Life for Seniors

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 […]

Benefits of Music Therapy for the Elderly

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 […]

Staying Active with Arthritis

How the Elderly can Stay Active, even with Arthritis Arthritis can be a painful, debilitating condition, but it is possible to stay active even with the decreased mobility that is associated with Arthritis. While Arthritis can certainly affect the quality of life and limit the activities that you’re able to perform, there are still options […]

The Importance of a Nursing Assistant for the Elderly

Nursing Assistants Make A Big Difference in Quality of Care Perhaps one of the most under-appreciated positions in the medical field is the nursing assistant. While it doesn’t take the same amount of schooling that becoming a registered nurse requires, it requires a balance of medical knowledge, interpersonal skills, and compassion. Because of this unique […]

What Case Managers/Discharge Planners Need to Know about Private Duty Home Care Services

This is a guest post written by Elizabeth Hogue, Esq., a well-known attorney in private practice with extensive experience in health care and clients all over the country.  In order to be appropriate for home health or hospice services paid for by any payor, including the Medicare Program, patients must either be able to care […]