1. Diabetes and Home Care Nurses

    According to the American Diabetes Association, 25% of people who have diabetes are over the age of 60. While 60 years old is certainly not elderly, the aging process may affect how someone checks for diabetic symptoms. Symptoms of younger people newly diagnosed with diabetes and those who are older who are recently diagnosed will present with different symptoms. This can be a drawback for those l…Read More

  2. Steps to Keep your Senior Family Member Safe at Home

    Safety proofing your home for optimal security with senior adult who may easily hurt themselves can be intimidating and overwhelming. It is not like childproofing with a crawling infant. Adults know how to do things for themselves and are not limited by a few feet off the floor, they can reach much more and deserve the dignity they deserve, while still keeping them safe. There can be so much more …Read More

  3. Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents Starts with Senior Fitness

    Research indicates that more than one-third of adults 65 and older slip and fall each year. As we age, bone density naturally diminishes and, as a result, seniors nationwide suffer between 360,000 and 480,000 fall-related fractures annually. In some extreme cases, these slip and fall accidents may even result in death. In this week’s posts, we will be looking at ways to protect the health and we…Read More

  4. 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

  5. Exercise for Better Balance

    Balance is important for people of all ages to have mastered, especially if you have home health care in your Sterling Heights home. As a senior adult, it is valuable for you to work on improving your balance through easy exercises so you can limit your accidents and increase your performance. The physical elements of having good balance include having good posture, having strong hips and legs, no…Read More

  6. The Birds Are Singing, the Snow is Melting … It’s Spring

    Here Are Some Great Elder Care Ideas to Keep in Mind With the warmer weather on its way, the arrival of spring is encouraging people to get out of the house, get to the stores, go to the parks, and do many other wonderful activities. When it comes to elder care, depending on the senior’s physical limitations as well as their abilities, there are some things to keep in mind. Safety still needs to…Read More

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Preventing Falls 101

    Nearly a third of all adults over the age of 65 years have falls each year. The gravity of the injuries increases more among elderly adult falls and can result in fatal and nonfatal injuries, breaking a hip, knee, pelvis, spine, elbow are common injuries that can create the need for surgery and take a long time in recovery and physical therapy. While September 22 has been marked Falls Prevention…Read More