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Exercises for Seniors with Arthritis

Arthritis is one of the most common issues of adulthood throughout the United States. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that more than 52.5 million people over the age of 18, nearly 23 percent of the total adult population of the country, suffers from some form of arthritis. This means that…

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Exercises for Seniors with Arthritis

How to Prevent Arthritis Flares

Home Care Brandon FL-Arthritis is painful and uncomfortable, but it can keep to itself for a while, too. When it does act up again, this is called an arthritis flare and it can be difficult to see your loved one fighting through one.

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How to Prevent Arthritis Flares

Benefits of Swimming for Seniors

As a person ages remaining physically active is important. This helps them remain strong and healthy. The issue for a number of seniors and their care providers is finding an exercise program that is beneficial without aggravating any existing health issues. Read more.

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Benefits of Swimming for Seniors

What Is Diabetic Neuropathy?

Severe pain, burning sensations, and numbness – those who suffer from diabetic neuropathy, also called diabetic nerve damage, are far too familiar with these symptoms. It is estimated that over 20 million Americans suffer from some form of nerve damage, most often caused by diabetes. As diabetes progresses, the risk of developing serious complications increases, and…

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What Is Diabetic Neuropathy

Common Medication Errors to Avoid

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration reports that nearly 1.3 million people are injured every year from medication errors. The reasons for this vary based on each case, but far too often, seniors are hospitalized for taking the wrong dose, confusing one medication with another, or because another drug or substance interacted with a medication….

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Avoid Common Medication Errors

What Is Delirium?

Delirium is a serious condition that affects nearly 2.2 million elderly Americans each year. If left untreated, it can lead to other illnesses, complications and even death. For this reason, it is important to understand one of the most common and preventable causes of delirium – dehydration. Take a look at why seniors are especially…

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What Is Delirium

Tips for Aging in Place

“Home is where the heart is.” It is where we feel most comfortable; where our lives are anchored. In many cases, we have invested years creating a home environment that meets our own needs and tastes. For most of us, the older we get the more “home” becomes a dear friend. 8 Tips for Aging…

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Tips for Aging in Place

Diagnosing Alzheimer’s Disease

You may have noticed some changes in your parent that have left you worried. They seem to be unable to find the words they are searching for when speaking with you. The lost remote control has been found in odd places like the laundry hamper. You find them wandering into rooms and unable to recall…

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How Is Alzheimer's Disease Diagnosed

What is Parkinson’s Disease?

Homecare Doral FL-Parkinson’s disease (PD) is a disease of the nervous system. It is a progressive condition, which means it gets worse over time. PD may start with slight symptoms like a hand tremor or slowed movements.

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What is Parkinson’s Disease