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 […]

Far-Flung Relatives Find Peace of Mind with an In-Home Caregiver

When the distance between you and an elderly parent is measured in plane tickets instead of miles, the stress can be hard to handle. Mom’s not ready to give up her independence, but you’re not able to shake the guilt and anxiety of being so far away. Every unanswered phone call, every storm report, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Statin Warnings for Elderly Parents near Rancho Bernardo

Elderly Parents near Rancho Bernardo Could Experience Adverse Reactions Harmful interactions between medications create a very complex problem for elderly parents near Rancho Bernardo. Doctors must check up with patients regularly after prescribing new drugs to spot any conflicts before they cause injury. After analyzing the results of a study focused on seniors, researchers have […]

How to Protect Your Elderly Loved Ones from Elder Abuse

Elder Abuse Cases Can Be Prevented Elder abuse happens more often than we like to think, and because many vulnerable seniors live alone with few visitors, cases often go unreported. Abuse can be physical, psychological, or financial, and may reduce the life expectancy of victims. However, the good news is that abuse can be prevented. […]