1. Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents in the Elderly

    The risk of falling seems minor. After all, we’ve all fallen at some point in our lives. The aftermath is usually a small scrape and a bruised ego. But falls in the elderly are not just embarrassing. As we age, the risk of serious injury from falling goes up greatly. One in every three adults age 65 and over falls every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Fal…Read More

  2. 3 Tips for Creating Healthy Eating Habits

    Eating healthy has several benefits at any age. As an older adult, it’s especially important for you to be aware of your diet to ensure that you are constantly replenishing your body with the proper nutrients. There are many ways for you to include the right vitamins and minerals in your diet, and there are several changes in your body that you should be aware of. Here are a few tips for you to …Read More

  3. Diabetic Care Services

    Elder Care – Staying Healthy is Important Especially When You Have Diabetes

    Diabetes is a metabolic disorder in which a person has high blood sugar. It is either due to inadequate insulin production or the cells cannot respond to insulin properly. There are two types of diabetes. Type 1 does not produce insulin and with type 2, the body cannot produce enough insulin to function well. This type 2 may also due to an unhealthy lifestyle. Signs and symptoms include: ·   …Read More

  4. Tips for Communicating with Seniors

    1. Speak Clearly and Distinctly: Almost 30% of persons older than 65 have some sort of hearing loss so be sure to speak a little louder, a little slower, but not too much of either because then you may come off as condescending. Use a gentle and calm voice and keep sentences short and simple. 2. Be Mindful of your Environment: Watch for background noise from a TV or radio.  When in conversation …Read More