The Healthy Senior: Home Care Makes Eating a Nutritious Diet Easier

No matter how old you are, good health begins with good nutrition. But eating well is especially important for seniors. Without essential nutrients and adequate calories, your elderly relative may suffer from fatigue, depression, and general weakness. What’s more, the lack of a nutritious diet can result in slower healing after surgery, increased risk of […]

In-home Assistance for Elderly near Leucadia: Senior Vacation Tips

In-home Assistance for Elderly near Leucadia Warns About Travel Dangers Many people look forward to retirement as the time they will finally get to take the vacations they have always wished for. Without children to raise, college to pay for, or work schedules to keep, retired seniors are free to fly, drive, or cruise wherever […]

Home Caregivers Near Valley Center: Grapefruit Affects Some Drugs

You probably already know that fresh grapefruit and grapefruit juice are packed with important nutrients. Some of this fruit’s well-known health benefits are particularly important for elderly people–it can lower the effects of arthritis, help prevent cancer, and boost immunity against disease. But home caregivers near Valley Center and elsewhere should take note of a recent […]

The HAI WATCHDOG* Community

We have previously written about the risks of “HAIs” (Healthcare Acquired Infections) and we have pointed out the resources available on the web regarding that topic, including How to Prevent Health Care Associated Infections. Kimberly-Clark has created a new “community” website to promote discussions about understanding and preventing HAIs, called The HAI WATCHDOG* Community.  Take […]

Elderly Parents In Carlsbad May Soon Enjoy Specialized Emergency Rooms

A new trend is growing in popularity among hospitals that have a special concern for serving the elderly: Emergency rooms that are specifically designed to serve seniors and accommodate their special needs. Prompted by the confusion and inefficient service that prominent hospital officials have observed in their own facilities, these special emergency rooms aim to […]

How to Recognize and Prevent Stroke in Seniors

Could Your Elderly Loved One Be at Risk for Stroke? Strokes present frightening possibilities to seniors and their loved ones. Ranging from mild to severe, strokes can cause a wide variety of symptoms including loss of speech, dizziness, weakness, headaches, and even death. The severity of the stroke depends on numerous factors, some of which […]