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Understanding Bronchitis and the Risks for Seniors

What Seniors Need to Know about Bronchitis Chances are that you will be subject to bronchitis at some point in your life, especially in your senior years, as your immunity system weakens. Bronchitis might be an inconvenient "chest cold" that you can shake off in a few days, or it could be a more ...read more

February 8th, 2019|Senior Care|

Opioid Risks for Seniors

Preventing Opioid Abuse in Seniors The latest research from the National Institute on Drug Abuse shows that about 1.7 million Americans misuse or are addicted to prescription opioid pain relievers. Nearly 30 percent of patients that get prescribed opioids for chronic pain misuse the medication. These statistics include a growing number of older Americans ...read more

February 8th, 2019|Senior Care|

Best Ways to Plan for Post-Surgery Recovery

Importance of Companion Care for Recovery Do you have a loved one who is heading for surgery? Or, are you experiencing this yourself? It's important to have a good plan in place for your post-surgery recovery. Although every individual's needs are different, here are some things you can do to ensure the best and smoothest ...read more

December 21st, 2018|Personal Care|

Preparing for Medicare Changes in 2019

How Will 2019 Medicare Changes Affect You? Seniors have good news coming for 2019. Medicare benefits are improving in a number of significant ways. This program, which is the backbone of healthcare for those 65 and older as well as those with certain disabilities, already has a high level of public satisfaction and promises to ...read more

November 26th, 2018|Senior Care|

8 Myths About Healthcare Costs for Seniors

The Truth About Elderly Healthcare Costs Healthcare expenses can be exorbitant for seniors, but few people realize the exact costs that are necessary to properly care for their aging loved ones. As a matter of fact, healthcare will most likely be the largest expense for seniors after retirement. If caregivers use an agency like Angel ...read more

November 19th, 2018|Senior Care|

New Technologies Are Making Senior Care More Effective

How Technologies Are Making Senior Care Safer Hiring a home care professional helps ensure that you loved one takes medication on time and stays safe when you're away from home. New technologies, however, are making it even easier for caregivers to fulfill their duties. If you need help caring for a senior, consider how the ...read more

October 24th, 2018|Senior Care|

Skilled Caregivers Allow Seniors to Stay Home: Where the Heart Is!

What can a Caregiver do to help aging parents? There will come a day in many of our lives in which we'll face a difficult truth: Our beloved parents don't require round-the-clock medical care -- but they're no longer able to care for themselves safely and effectively at home. We will face a tough ...read more

September 27th, 2018|Caregivers|

Getting Older? Think Before You Drink

A Look at Seniors and Alcohol Consumption While few would promote getting drunk as a miracle cure for anything, alcohol has received some positive press in medical journals and popular media. Modest alcohol consumption may indeed offer certain health benefits, although whether those benefits outweigh the risks is still a controversial question. But if ...read more

September 22nd, 2018|Senior Care|

Tips for Talking to Aging Parents About In Home Care

How to Speak with Parents About In Home Care Aging is a delicate subject, and if your parents are getting older, they may feel resistant to the idea of hiring someone to help them with in home care. However, in home care may be a good solution for any person who wants to remain in ...read more

September 6th, 2018|Senior Care|

Improving Safety for Alzheimer’s Patients

Keep Loved Ones Safe with Alzheimer's Alzheimer's disease can be devastating not only for the patient suffering from the illness but their friends and family as well. As your loved one's cognitive abilities change, you may find environments that were once safe are suddenly dangerous. Because of the changes in perception and cognition that accompany ...read more

August 29th, 2018|Senior Care|

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