Tips for Bathing a Loved One

Bathing is often a difficult activity for caregivers. This is mainly because of how intimate it is. Certain disorders such as dementia can also make a person more resistant to bathing. Bathing is important for overall health, especially if there are skin problems or...

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Tips for Stress Management

Stress is our body’s response to certain stimuli. It helps us take decisive action and avoid danger. However, too much of it is harmful. It can lead to hair loss, elevated blood pressure, headaches, and other more serious health issues. Here are some ways...

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Don’t Let Iron Deficiency go Unrecognized

Affecting over 20% of women and 3% of men, iron-deficiency anemia is the most common form of anemia. Iron is important for overall function. It helps blood cells carry oxygen. It also helps maintain healthy cells, nails, skin, and hair. We get iron through...

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Care Package Ideas for Seniors

Most people like unexpected gifts. This is especially true for seniors who may live far away. Part of what makes a care package special is the thought that’s put into it. They can be as personal as you want. Here are some ideas to...

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Kidney Stones on The Rise in Women: What To Know

Kidney stones are deposits of minerals and acid salts that have stuck together to form a mass. It’s usually found in concentrated urine. The most common symptom is severe abdominal pain. Research is finding that kidney stones are becoming more common, especially women. A...

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Depression in Seniors: A Pressing Issue

Depression affects around six million Americans ages 65 and older. It can lead to increased risk of cardiac disease and raises the risk of mortality from illnesses. It can also lead to suicide. In fact, suicide rates for people 80-84 are double that of...

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