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4 Reasons Knitting’s Perfect for Seniors & Caregivers

4 Reasons Knitting’s Perfect for Seniors & Caregivers

The resurgence of knitting has been one of the more surprising trends of the past few years. Despite its old-fashioned reputation, knitting has quietly become a cross-generational phenomenon. 4 Reasons Knitting’s Perfect for Seniors & Caregivers One reason for knitting’s newfound popularity is its impact on knitters’ well-being. Younger knitters have discovered that yarn and needles […]

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Home Care After Hospitalization Saves Money and Lives

Home Care After Hospitalization Saves Money and Lives

After a hospital visit, there’s a lot that goes into a healthy recovery — particularly for seniors. Most elderly adults need strong support systems in place after coming home from a hospital stay, relying on their spouses, friends, and children to help them through their recovery. Home Care After Hospitalization Saves Money and Lives Increasingly, seniors […]

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Treating Chafes & Bedsores

Treating Chafes & Bedsores

Constant exposure to urine, a higher temperature inside the brief, and remaining in one position for a long time may quickly lead to skin irritation. Symptoms of irritation burning sensation itching stinging sensation feeling of tense skin redness exfoliation   In the case of people with limited mobility, and those who are bedridden (especially the people […]

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Bedsores preventive treatment

Bedsores preventive treatment

What is a bedsore? Bedsore is a skin condition arising from the exposure to the following factors: Pressure causing local ischemia – cells which are deprived of oxygen die, and repeated periods of skin affecting pressure lead to inflammation – that can quickly lead to developing a bedsore. Friction – rubbing peels the epidermis, making […]

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What to consider when choosing an in-home care provider

What to consider when choosing an in-home care provider

If you are looking into hiring an in-home care provider here are some things to consider: Service availability Home health aide schedules vary between agencies. This can impact affordability and convenience when hiring a service. Home for the holidays: Does the agency offer holiday service? Many elderly people celebrate in their own homes, making it […]

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