1. 18 Steps to Fall Proofing Your Home

    More than 75% of falls take place inside or in close proximity to the home, but your home doesn’t have to be an obstacle course of potential falls. Some simple and quick changes will easily help reduce your risk of falling. Review the steps below to get started today. The front door Check your front steps. If you have steps at the entrance of your home, make sure they are not broken or uneven. T…Read More

  2. Keeping Caregivers And Seniors Healthy During Cold And Flu Season

    As seniors age, susceptibility to illness and likelihood of serious consequences increase. Something as simple as a cold could quickly escalate to a much more severe sickness that could result in hospitalization for vulnerable older adults. This means that as a caregiver, cold and flu season brings the need to worry about your parents' health as much as your own.Following these tips helps you keep…Read More

  3. Helping Your Loved One Cope with Springtime Allergies

    Nearly 55 percent of the population of the United States suffers from some kind of allergy. For a large percentage of these people, those allergies are seasonal. Seasonal allergies are reactions caused by plant matter such as pollen, mold, or grass. Often referred to as hay fever, these allergies show symptoms called rhinitis. These symptoms can include congestion, sneezing, watery eyes, itchy nos…Read More

  4. Nutrition for Older Men

    The Difference Diet Can Make Healthy eating can keep your body and mind sharp and extend quality of life. Older men need: Calcium and Vitamin D Older adults need more vitamin D and calcium to help maintain strong and healthy bones. Calcium-rich foods include low-fat and fat-free dairy like milk and yogurt, fortified cereals and fruit juices, dark green leafy vegetables and canned fish with soft bo…Read More

  5. Recent Study Links Anxiety Meds To Alzheimer’s

    There are many consequences to the medications we use, many of which can be deadly if not taken properly. That is why it is always important to have frequent doctor’s appointments with your primary care physician. However, when you or your aging parent is getting older and can’t handle medications any long, it is important to have a home health care assistant in Sterling Heights who will ensur…Read More

  6. Is Your Elderly Loved One at Greater Risk for Falls?

    Falls can be a common, but dangerous occurrence for the elderly. A fall is defined by medical professionals as any outside force that causes a person to have an unexpected or accidental land on the ground. Not to be confused with falls resulting from a loss of consciousness, falls are a major cause of brain injuries in the elderly, and the number one cause of hospital admissions. And the simple tr…Read More

  7. How To Prevent Falls In The Home

    Why Preventing Falls Is Important Nearly a third of the aged population in America suffers from falls every year, with more than two million older adults being taken to the emergency room due to fall-related injuries, according to the CDC. Unfortunately, as we age, our physical abilities begin to fail, our bones and muscles become weaker, and after the age of 65, our chances of being seriously hur…Read More

  8. Caregiver Awareness: The Link Between Hypertension and Memory

    As a family caregiver for your aging loved one, you might already be vigilant about memory loss worrying about the possibility of your senior developing Alzheimer's disease or another form of dementia. If you start to notice that your loved one is showing signs of memory loss, such as losing their keys, struggling to remember names, or telling you the same story a couple of times on the same day, …Read More

  9. Healthy Habits to Prevent Illness

    Being a caregiver for senior home care requires having vigilance during cold and flu season to provide a healthy environment for your client. While having germs in our environments can be stimulating to our immune systems, certain germs are not good. Taking steps to prevent illness during cold and flu season will reduce the chances of the flu turning into pneumonia, which is more common in the eld…Read More