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How to Prevent Agitation in Loved One with Dementia

  A person with dementia can become agitated for a number of reasons such as pain, fatigue, confusion, or restlessness. Agitation is indicated by feelings of anxiety or becoming upset very quickly. Loved ones and caregivers should be cognizant of how to prevent or respond to these cases by taking a few precautions.  How to […]

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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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What to pack for the hospital

What to pack for the hospital

If an ambulance should rush to your home are you prepared? In an emergency, all one needs to worry about is to grab a bag and go. There won’t be time to pack a few essentials. If you have a chronic illness that requires frequent hospital visits, or you’re caring for a loved one, be […]

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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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