Is Your Loved One Depressed After A Stroke? 3 Tips To Choose A Skilled Nursing Home That Meets Their Emotional Needs

5 December 2018
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Stroke survivors often experience periods of fluctuating emotions, and depression is a common issue that arises during recovery. While some emotional changes can be attributed to the stroke causing physical changes in the brain, others simply reflect your loved one's need to find support during their transition to a new lifestyle. For someone who was once independent, trying to rely on others or realizing that they cannot do certain things anymore is frustrating. Read More 

Alzheimer’s Disease: Handling A Relative Who Has Become Aggressive

17 October 2018
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Alzheimer's disease can progress and change as a person grows older. If you've already been caring for someone with the disease and they're moving into the later stages, it's not uncommon that they would become more upset and confused about their cognitive decline. Suddenly, your relative may become more violent, aggressive, and angry. This can be frightening for your family and seem unpredictable. However, these details should enable care to continue and encourage some normalcy. Read More 

Solutions For Arthritic Knees And The Prevention Of Falls Down Stairs

2 September 2018
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If you suffer from arthritic knees and stairs are nearly impossible to climb without intense pain, you need some solutions to this age-related problem. Thankfully, there are plenty of choices to consider. The following solutions should make things a lot less painful for your knees. Turn the Den or Study into Your Bedroom A lot of older people with your particular problem just decide to move their bedrooms to the first floor. Read More 

Did Your Elderly Parent’s Care Preferences Change? 3 Tips To Maintain Your Bond After Their Move To Assisted Living

6 June 2018
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While you'd never hesitate to do everything in your power to help your parent, you've recently been made aware that your loved one prefers to avoid making you the sole person responsible for their care. Whether they just don't like the idea of being dependent upon their child for personal care or they prefer to live near their friends, you recognize that this decision has a tremendous impact upon your relationship. Read More 

Hire A Medical Professional Through A Homecare Agency To Manage Your IV

31 January 2018
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Although having an IV in your hand or arm might be synonymous with a hospital stay, you might not realize that medical patients will often leave hospitals with their IVs in place. This way, should the patient need to return to the hospital for any reason, the IV will already be ready to use. If the idea of having to go back to the hospital for anything related to your IV doesn't appeal to you, you can often hire an elderly in home care provider through a homecare agency to manage your IV. Read More