Home Care Ocean City MD: What is the difference between a Home Health Aide and a Personal Companion?
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The wisest thing a family caregiver can do is to know when to get help. This is especially true when the elderly loved one suffers from Alzheimer’s or dementia. These diseases affect the brain which controls communication, behavior, speech, thinking, reasoning, problem solving, memory and so forth. What happens in a family when grandmother is [...]
Over 37 million people in the United States suffer from migraines. With migraine sufferers being such a large total of the population, it is no wonder that there are many who wish to understand it more fully. Yet, despite how many have migraines, there is still a wealth of misinformation and myths about migraines that [...]
On May 11, 1989 President George Bush signed a Presidential Proclamation 5975. This proclamation designated May as the official National Stroke Awareness Month. Since then, every year the Of Stroke Association has led the nation in observing a month-long time it to honor those that suffer from stroke, elderly care providers who have helped these [...]
All too often our culture focuses on the power and appeal of youth. Each year, however, the Administration on Aging encourages the nation to come together to celebrate the strength, vitality and beauty of older adults. This year’s Older Americans Month is your opportunity as a family caregiver to encourage your aging loved one to [...]
If there’s one thing that most elderly care providers will agree upon is that it is critical to have not only an elder care plan, but an elder care calendar. When preparing to become an elder care provider for an aging loved one, you may not realize or appreciate how much planning and strategy will [...]
Next to Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease is the most common neurodegenerative disorder. This disease results from the dopamine generating cells in the patient’s brain undergoing a massive cell death. While the cause of this cell death is not known, it is obvious that these particular cells are rapidly and dramatically reduced. Over the course of [...]
Skin sensitivity can pose a multitude of problems regardless of your age. Aging adults, however, tend to experience increased skin sensitivity that can easily be irritated by elder health care services. If you are an elderly care provider for an aging loved one, it is important that you are aware of the potential for skin [...]
There is a common misconception among the younger generations that when a person gets older she is no longer able to live an active, productive and exciting lifestyle. While many seniors cope with difficulties such as mobility problems, cognitive issues or multiple chronic illnesses, this does not mean that their lives are already over and it [...]
Home care services can bring independence to your loved one. Your senior has been independent their whole life. They have worked, raised a family and now are retired. Your senior probably has been married the majority of their life. When a senior loses their spouse, then not only does grief and depression set in, but [...]