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Safety Devices for Seniors Who Wander

Home Care Services Ormond Beach FL-If you have an elderly loved one who tends to wander, you probably know that deep fear that pops up when you can’t find your loved one in the house. Some of these safety devices might help you to have a little more peace of mind.

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Safety Devices for Seniors Who Wander

Best Dogs for Seniors

Caregiver Ormond Beach FL-The benefits of dog ownership are numerous including a motivation to exercise daily and enjoy the outdoors. The companionship they offer is unarguably one of the most tremendous gifts they bring.

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Best Dogs for Seniors

Hobby Ideas for Seniors

When seniors get to the point where they are spending much of their day watching television and being cranky with the care assistants, it may be time for them to explore a new hobby. Seniors that are not as independent and mobile as they once were, now have a lot of free time on their hands…

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Hobby Ideas for Seniors

Hospital Discharge Checklist

After a long stay in the hospital, nothing is sweeter than the smell of home. Unfortunately, we’re not always prepared for the duties that lie ahead – transportation to follow-up appointments, prescription pick-ups, use of medical equipment, nutritious meal planning, and even simple tasks like personal grooming and exercise. Hospital Discharge Checklist To ensure a…

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Hospital Discharge Checklist

What Is Polypharmacy?

According to an article in Newsweek, the use of prescription medications is on the rise. Over half of the population in the U.S., close to 60%, take at least one prescription drug while almost 15% use five or more prescription drugs. For adults who are 65 and older, that number rises to 40%. That means…

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What Is Polypharmacy

Abscessed Tooth

Senior Care Melbourne FL-In your role as a family caregiver you take extensive steps to make sure that your senior parent stays as healthy as possible. This includes encouraging them to eat a balanced, varied diet, get enough exercise and rest, and using an aggressive germ control approach tailored to their specific needs and challenges.

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Abscessed Tooth

Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

When it comes to pregnancy, there are things that are outside of the mother’s control, such as certain congenital conditions. However, there are instances when the mother’s choices during pregnancy have a direct, harmful effect on the child. This is the case with Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. What is Fetal Alcohol Syndrome? Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS)…

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Fetal Alcohol Syndrome

Baby A Giggles His Way into His Caregiver’s Heart

Crystal Lytle used to be an LPN at an assisted living facility. Five years ago, she decided to switch paths to become a pediatric caregiver. Since April 2018, she’s been helping Baby A’s parents care for him. Baby A was diagnosed with several heart conditions when he was only two months of age, and at…

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Baby A Giggles His Way into His Caregiver’s Heart

The 3 Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease

Nobody wants to hear the news of a bad diagnosis. But among all of the distressing illnesses a person could experience, there is something particularly heartbreaking about Alzheimer’s Disease. Watching a loved one slowly deteriorate and forget beautiful memories (or even forget who you are) comes with a 24/7 percolating sadness as caregivers and family…

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Stages of Alzheimer’s Disease