It is time to review your Prescription medications, Over The Counter, and even dietary supplements. Take some time to review the drug facts, and learn how to take your medications correctly. So many of us miss the littlest details and not take them incorrectly. It’s also very important to talk to your health care providers about everything you’re taking becauseRead more
Seniors can practice good mental health habits. Here are some simple guidelines that can even be adapted to the abilities of the frail and the cognitively impaired.
± Make decisions. The process of working through information and situations, then reaching a conclusion, sharpens the mind and adds to one’s independence.
± Get going. Movement and exercise help
Face masks are the new normal. A simple way to reduce the risk of contaminating your mask is to wash or sanitize your hands before you pick up a mask to put it on.
When taking it off, you want to reduce the risk ofRead more
Some people tend to worry and live with a high level of anxiety. Strive to alleviate their nervousness. Communication is key. For some residents, writing notes on issues that worry them help to organize their thoughts, lessening the need to worry. When they want to know at what time they will be taking their medicationRead more
Get Out Of Bed Cautiously To Prevent Mishaps. Getting out of bed can present risks, especially when attempted too quickly. It is suggested that when rising from bed and standing, do so slowly. Getting up too fast can cause your blood pressure to drop. That can make you feel wobbly. Also, it is wise notRead more
June is “Senior Safety Month”. As part of that, we’ll be posting tips for caregivers every week. The video shared below promotes a variety of tools for seniors to maintain their own independence in what has been proven to be a risky place for seniors, the bathroom.
Having a rollator style walker is one thing
January is National Glaucoma Month and eye drops are an important treatment for this, and many other, age related eye diseases. Here are some caregiver tips to help with giving eye drops.Read more
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