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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 Common Causes of Falls in the Elderly To help your loved one avoid falls, it…

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Causes of 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

How Oral Health Affects Senior Health

Studies suggest there are more bacteria in our mouths than there are people on the earth – and how well we care for our mouths, teeth, and gums can have a drastic effect on our overall health. Poor hygiene can lead to more serious problems than bad breath and cavities, especially as we age. 5…

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How Oral Health Affects Senior Health

Air Travel Tips for Seniors

Whether you’re traveling abroad or here in the United States, there are plenty of factors to consider when traveling with seniors this summer. Everything from climate change to crossing time zone boundaries can make travel difficult for seniors; therefore, we have compiled a brief list of items to consider when planning your next vacation. Booking…

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Senior Air Travel Tips

Type 2 Diabetes Complications

Home Health Care Tampa FL-The good news is that in many cases, type 2 diabetes can be controlled with changes in lifestyle. The bad news is that if the needed lifestyle changes are not addressed, complications from this disease can be severe and life-threatening.

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Type 2 Diabetes Complications