1. Your Diabetes Guide – Definition, Types, and Causes

    What Is Diabetes? Diabetes is a disease that restricts the body from producing insulin or breaking down sugars properly. Because of this, those with diabetes suffer from high blood sugar and the many symptoms brought about by it. Unfortunately, both type 1 and type 2 diabetes are chronic conditions that will need to be managed carefully to prevent severe pain and possibly death, so contact our hom…Read More

  2. 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

  3. Prevent Osteoporosis Through Your Diet

    Since researchers first described osteoporosis in the early 1940s, much has been learned about bone loss and how to prevent it. Osteoporosis is a disease that results from bone loss, or the loss of bone density and tissue. It is normal to lose some bone density as you age, but some people are at risk of losing a greater amount than others and developing osteoporosis. Fortunately, you can help lowe…Read More

  4. 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

  5. Find Resources for Senior Meals During the Holidays

    The holiday season can be a time of joy for most people, but while everyone else is busy celebrating, many seniors find themselves home alone. While some older people prefer the independence of aging in place, so they can live at home and care for themselves, preparing meals can be a difficult task. It forces them to depend on programs, caregivers or their families for assistance. Since many progr…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