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How to Protect Seniors from Scams and Identity Theft

Identity theft can have a devastating impact on your elder parent’s life. With identity theft a criminal can take your elder parent’s personal or financial information and use it for their own gain. This might mean clearing out their bank accounts, taking out credit cards or loans in their name, filing fraudulent insurance claims, seeking…

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How to Protect Seniors from Scams and Identity Theft

What is a Medically Complex Child?

Parenting is hard. There is so much to worry about, then throw in a Complex Medical Condition. Whenever a parent receives a dire diagnosis for their child, their entire world comes crashing down. What does it all mean? How can you understand everything better? Is there anything you can do to improve your child’s condition?…

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What is a Medically Complex Child

How to Care for a Child With Epilepsy

At Sonas Home Health Care, we want to provide you with all the tools necessary to make the process of caring for a child with Epilepsy, easier for you. If you have a child with epilepsy, the information below will provide you with a synopsis of what the diagnosis means and what you can do…

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Caring for Children with Epilepsy

Birth Defects in Children: Causes, Types, Treatments & More

To help you navigate this difficult topic, we have created an overview of birth defects in children and provided answers to some of the most common questions. What Are Birth Defects? A birth defect is a condition that affects the structural changes present at birth that can affect almost any part or parts of the…

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Birth Defects in Children

Dementia Signs to Look for During the Holidays

If you are a distance caregiver, you may not have the opportunity to spend as much time with your aging loved ones as you would like to, which might put you in the position of missing subtle signs that they may be experiencing more than just the occasional memory slip or stumble in their home….

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Dementia Signs to Look for During the Holidays

When Should Flu Patients Seek Medical Care?

Home Care Ormond Beach FL-Many people believe that the flu isn’t a serious condition, but for people at high risk for flu complications, such as seniors, it can be. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that around 310,000 people in the United States are hospitalized during the 2015-2016 flu season.

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When Should Flu Patients Seek Medical Care

Malnutrition and the Elderly

Malnutrition in the elderly is often under-diagnosed. According to an article in The Columbus Dispatch, “The United States has done a good job of making the obesity epidemic a public-health priority. But it has largely ignored an equally important threat: elderly malnutrition.” 5 Factors that Lead to Malnutrition in Seniors Several factors seem to contribute…

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Malnutrition and the Elderly

How to Help Seniors Stay Physically Active

Your loved one’s doctor has likely mentioned to them and you the dangers of a sedentary lifestyle, but it’s not always that easy to shift to a more active lifestyle. 5 Ways to Help Seniors Stay Physically Active Try some of these ideas. 1. Get Medical Clearance First It’s really important to clear exercise with…

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How to Help Seniors Stay Physically Active