January 13, 2023
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How Goal Setting Can Make You a Better Caregiver this 2023
Most of us start the year with goal-setting activities hoping to have a more productive year.  However, most people also find it challenging to be consistent with their goals.  If you’re one of those who have a hard time with goal setting, don’t worry about it. You’re not alone.  As promised, I will share goal-setting […]
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At Home Core Exercises for Seniors: Balance starts in your center
Balance and fall risk reduction starts with an ability to adjust to changes in your environment without conscious thought. This ability to self correct small losses of balance is built on positional awareness and the core strength. Balance can be thought of as trying to keep your belly button (center of gravity) between your feet […]
Low Blood Pressure in the Elderly
Low blood pressure in the elderly: Definition, causes, symptoms and how to prevent. DEFINITION OF LOW BLOOD PRESSURE Low blood pressure, also known as hypotension is defined as a blood pressure below 90/60 mm Hg. If either systolic blood pressure (top number) is below 90 mm Hg or the diastolic (bottom number) blood pressure is […]
Normal Blood Pressure by Age
Blood pressure tends to increase with age due to a variety of factors including structural changes to blood vessels. While this is “normal,” the guidelines about what is not a normal blood pressure by age no longer adjusts for those over 65 years old. This comes from a change in recommendations in 2015 by the […]
What is a Patient Advocate?
Navigating the healthcare system can be challenging, especially as the patient. If you or a loved one is seeing the difficulties, you may be asking what is a patient advocate and do I need one?  WHAT IS A PATIENT ADVOCATE? A patient advocate is any person or organization that helps the patient navigate the healthcare […]