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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

Low Impact Joint-Friendly Exercises

If you suffer from joint pain, even daily tasks such as getting dressed and brushing your teeth can feel like a struggle. However, even if you’re tempted to remain as immobile as possible, it’s important to keep in mind that the less you move, the worse your joint symptoms become. Low impact exercises put less…

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Low Impact Joint-Friendly Exercises

The Best and Worst Foods for Joint Health

When a person is diagnosed with a joint condition, it’s common for them to wonder what may have caused it. Maybe it was repetitive movements. Maybe it was a fall or an accident. Maybe it’s a result of a degenerative condition, such as rheumatoid arthritis. However, most people don’t pause to think about how every single…

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Foods for Joint Health

What Causes Falls in the Elderly?

Falling is a tremendous source of injuries for elderly loved ones. There are quite a few different reasons why your loved one might fall, but it’s likely their situation is complicated by experiencing more than one of these factors. 5 Fall Risk Factors in the Elderly To help your loved one avoid falls, it helps…

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What Causes Falls in the Elderly

Caregiver Tips for Seniors Suffering from Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Caregiver Delray Beach FL-Helping your senior cope with their sleep-breathing problem can help them to stay healthier and safer, and create a more fulfilling lifestyle as they age in place. Use these tips to help you in your caregiver role to care for a senior who is dealing with sleep-disordered breathing.

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Caregiver Tips for Seniors Suffering from Sleep-Disordered Breathing

Hip Replacement Surgery Recovery and Physical Therapy

Total hip replacement surgery can make a tremendous difference in your elderly parent’s quality of life, function, and well-being. This surgery eases pain and stiffness, improves flexibility and range of motion, and reduces fall risk among other benefits. Does Physical Therapy Help Seniors Recover From a Hip Replacement? There are many things that your elderly…

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Hip Replacement Surgery Recovery and Physical Therapy