1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. Traits to Look for in Caregivers for Senior Home Care

    Taking care of your loved one when they get to the age they can no longer care for herself or himself can be tricky business. Unfortunately, not all caregivers are equal in the quality of senior home care they are willing to give. Finding a good one you trust with your senior loved one can be easier when looking for the following traits during the interview and trial period. While this list isn’…Read More

  5. 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