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 […]

Helping Seniors Manage Arthritis Pain

Diagnosing Arthritis in Seniors Perhaps one of the most painful accompaniments of aging is the development of arthritis. Almost half of seniors over the age of 65 have some form of chronic arthritis, making it difficult to perform daily tasks or routine movements without significant pain. While arthritis cannot be cured, it can be managed with […]

How a New Stroke Treatment Could Transform Elder Quality of Life

A New Treatment for Serious Strokes Could Save Lives For years, doctors seeking to treat sufferers of serious strokes have relied on drug treatments designed to dissolve the blood clot that caused the stroke. While the drug tPA can save a life and restore the patient to normal living in the case of mild strokes, more severe […]

Companionship for Elderly Adults in Carlsbad – Screening Is Important

Companionship Care for Elderly Parents in Carlsbad: The Caregivers Must Be Screened The home care industry, which provides companionship for elderly adults in Carlsbad and across the nation, is not quite as uniform and regulated as we would wish. While home care agencies provide important services, which will be in even more demand during the coming […]

Gardening Increases Quality of Life and Physical Activity Level of Older Adults

It’s just common sense that getting outside in the fresh air and sunshine will help most people feel better and have fun, and that’s certainly true for older adults.  Now there’s a scientific study that proves the point. Researchers in Texas at Texas A&M University and Texas State University have concluded that gardeners who are older […]

In-Home Caregivers in Escondido Help Beat the Winter Doldrums

When Holiday Blues Strike, In-Home Caregivers in Escondido Can Help We’re still in the holiday time of year, between Thanksgiving, Christmas, and now – Valentine’s Day. Aren’t the holidays supposed to be the best time of year? For many of us, they are–families gather together and share special experiences, making memories to look back on […]