Tag Archives: seniors

Medication Management When Caring For Seniors

January 3, 2013

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  Pills and your parents Are you recognizing the challenges of aging? Are your parents having those slowed reflexes, memory lapses, those senior moments? Don’t wait for a swallowing disaster When you sit down to dinner do you wonder why she continues to clear her throat? You wonder about the enormous amount of pills they […]

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Aging Parents are you ready for that Emergency Call

August 2, 2012

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  It is hard for most people to deal with the reality that their parent is aging, and they may even wonder where time has gone. The truth is life can become so busy that it simply distracts individuals. When an individual finally notices that their parent may not be able to take care of […]

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What Is Elder Abuse?

December 14, 2011

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Everyone knows that it can be difficult to deal with and take care of an aging family member. Dealing with senior citizens is never easy and takes a lot of patience and compassion. Unfortunately, some people at this task and wind up mistreating the elderly. This happens all of the time in home environments, nursing […]

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How to keep Elderly Women and Their Purses safe.

November 30, 2011

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We have all seen it.  An elderly woman in a store, purse left unattended in the basket while she is looking for cake mixes!  This is the easiest way thieves get their hands on purses.  Next thing you know she is the victim, has her purse taken, and she is frantic.  Her credit cards are […]

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Alzheimer’s Care

November 17, 2011

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 I have heard this statement so many times, My Mother doesn’t have Alzheimer’s BUT Ask yourself these questions can your mother describe what happened yesterday? Can she remember what she had for breakfast?  Most of the time the answers are no. Predicted to be the epidemic of the twenty-first century, Alzheimer’s is a ticking time […]

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Prepare for Hip Surgery

October 27, 2011

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  Prepare for Hip Surgery Are you or your loved one about to go in for hip surgery? Safety Precautions for Avoiding Falls Most hospitals falls occur the first few days after admission when people may be unsure of their surroundings. Here are some suggestions, which may help prevent falls during your hospitalization. Get out […]

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