Tag Archives: elder health care

Memory Loss Prevention

by: Jeremy Mervin A natural occurrence of ageing is suffering lowered body functions. It is not uncommon to have impaired vision, lowered mobility and even delayed cerebral responses. The most pronounced disability among many of the elderly is failing memory. (more…)
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How to Get Organized When Your Elderly Loved Ones Need You

by: Jean Marie Herron It happens to us all; as we age so do our parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles, siblings and other special people in our lives. Even if your family is running smoothly right now it's never too early to plan what to do before a crisis sets in. (more…)
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What Becomes of Our Aging Relatives?

by: Andy Maingam Many sombre grandparents sit at home alone wondering if anyone actually cares anymore. Phone calls are few and far between, visits are even rarer, and when they do occur, the conversation is often shallow and semi formal. This communication frequently feels superficial to the one being visited. It's almost as if the…
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How To Pick The Right Hospital For Your Elderly Parent

by: Tom Krahel Elderly parents with chronic health conditions will mean that you will be taking them to the hospital. You want to do everything possible to help them. In their weakened condition they are more susceptible to infections and complications. (more…)
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Finding the Best Nursing Home Care after the Hospital

by  Janice Wallace Watching over your parent in the hospital is stressful.  You’re there as much as you can be while keeping all the plates in your life spinning.  When it’s time for your parent to come home it can be exciting and terrifying at the same time.  Your endless hours at the hospital are…
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Macular Degeneration An Elder Health Care Threat

by Janice Wallace Macular degeneration threatens elder health care and quality of life.  It creates a hole in the middle of the field of vision.  Seniors lose the ability to read, drive a car and recognize faces.  Age related macular degeneration (AMD) is the top cause of blindness in seniors. AMD creates an elder health…
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Helping Your Parent Cope

by Janice Wallace Helping your parent cope with an elder health care crisis can seem endless. The stress of surgery and being hospitalized can bring out new symptoms. New complications can arise as a result of the original illness or surgery.  It seems that the more your parent tries to heal and get home, the…
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How Senior Citizens Can Sharpen Their Brain

Senior citizens can benefit very much from brain sharpening tips and techniques today! In this article, I'm going to eliminate many of the false rumors on how to stretch ones mind and actually sharpen it. I will then go over some great options to help senior citizens as far as mind sharpening goes. There are…
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