May 19, 2023
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Kidney Health: 5 Ways to Help Seniors Maintain Healthy Kidneys
According to the National Kidney Foundation, one in three American adults is at risk for developing kidney disease.  This risk increases significantly for seniors, who are more likely to experience decreased kidney function.  Often this is due to natural aging processes and other health issues.  However, seniors can take several preventive measures to maintain good […]
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Aging in Place and Staying Out of the Medical System
Aging in place is when an elderly person makes an informed decision to remain in their home for as long as possible. They have access to needed services and the necessary care and support they deserve. These needs tend to change as time passes, so planning ahead increases independence.    If you need more clarification about […]
What are the ADLs – How Caregivers May Assist
Activities of Daily Living or ADLs are the routine tasks needed to take care of one's self. The IADLs or Instrumental Activities of Daily living are more complex and involve tasks needed to live independently and operate within the community. An elderly person's ability to carry out day to day activities efficiently is the starting […]
Activities of Daily Living Explained
The activities of daily living or ADLs as they are commonly referred to are the basic tasks a person needs to perform every day. In the case of seniors, health care providers will gauge their ability to carry out these tasks as a guideline to determine how much daily care they require. If you are […]
Why UTI symptoms in the elderly are Common
Anyone with an aging parent or grandparent may be concerned about urinary tract infections (UTI) and be on the lookout for UTI symptoms in the elderly. The condition should not be confused with dementia and special attention must be given to how strong their immune system is. Caregivers or family members need to know what […]
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