Category Archives: healthcare

Giving Grandparents a Happy and Perfect Time

By Nadine Torres How many of us have been raised by grandfather or grandmother? Most of the times when mom and dad separate or got divorced the ones who look out for children are the grandparents. This is very common scenario in any parts of the globe. Another usual case is having grandparents who spoil…
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What Is an Adult Family Care Home?

By Richard Holstein An adult family care home is in the assisted living category of retirement living. The services are the same and they have to abide by the same laws as an assisted living facility. The only difference is that an adult family care home can only have up to 5 residents. (more…)
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Managing an Aging Parent With Kidney Failure

By Leann Reynolds What exactly do the kidneys do? The kidneys help the body maintain homeostasis by filtering out waste products, balancing electrolyte levels, controlling blood pressure, and stimulating the production of red blood cells. According to the National Kidney Foundation, kidneys filter about 200 quarts of fluid each day, removing about two quarts (in…
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Assisted Living: Benefits Of In-Home Senior Care

By Jason Lom When it comes time to face the important family decision of how to care for an aging cherished one, the choices are limited. You can either place them in a nursing home, move them in with you, or hire an in home elder care company to take care of their day to…
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Geriatric Care Management – Helping the Sandwich Generation Care for Mom

By Mary Wegman Susan was absolutely overwhelmed with working full-time, caring for her two grade-school children, and keeping her household afloat. Susan's 70 year old mother, Grace, had recently become ill. She was losing weight, showing signs of memory loss, and mismanaging her medications. Grace had always been independent and was resistant to help. Constant…
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Elder Care Options for Families

By Jonathan Wickham As parents age and their children create their own families, taking care of an elderly person can become difficult. Additionally, most elderly do not wish to rely on the services of their children and family members. Most would like to remain independent, but at some point they start needing the help of…
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Good Home Health – Is Your Home Safe?

Is your home safe? More than half of senior Americans that injure themselves falling do so at home. To reduce the risk of falling in your home you should make sure you have done every thing you can to make your home as safe as possible. To make this task easier, it will help to…
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How to Help Elderly People Adjust to Nursing Home Living

As people have reached a certain age, they tend to produce an impairment of their functions and capabilities. When they are unable to perform their regular duties, often assisted by another person is necessary. If it is necessary to require assistance of another individual, this can be difficult for the older people. It's the same…
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