Elder Care Guide (Page 8)
Elective Surgery for Elderly Patients: 7 Tips for a Better Recovery
Just because a surgery is “elective” doesn’t mean that you shouldn’t prepare for it with the same rigor that you would a “mandatory” procedure, especially if you are an older adult. In fact, proper preparation is key for a smooth surgery recovery regardless of whether or not it’s elective. Here are seven things you need to know before you slip into a... ❯❯❯
13 Things That Make It Easier to Deal with Arthritis
Living with arthritis can be tough. Fortunately, there has been an explosion in adaptive products in recent years that are designed to help those with arthritis live life to the fullest. Here are 13 arthritis gadgets and products that you should absolutely check out: Reachers When you have arthritis, reaching for objects above you or bending down to grab objects below you can be really hard on... ❯❯❯
5 Ways Seniors Can Benefit From Dental Care And Hygiene
How do your senior loved ones care for their teeth and gums? Can they do dental care practices by themselves or do they need assistance? Dental care and hygiene are important aspects of maintaining one’s health and wellness. But, as people age, they may neglect their oral health due to weakness, sickness, and other reasons. As a result, seniors tend to develop dental problems, such... ❯❯❯
Is there a way to prevent arthritis?
There are a great many types of arthritis, but the most common is osteoarthritis, usually associated with age. Other types of arthritis, known as inflammatory arthritis, include rheumatoid arthritis, psoriatic arthritis, gout, and lupus. Unfortunately, you don’t have the power to completely prevent any of them. Lifestyle changes and precautions may, however, delay the onset of... ❯❯❯
How to prevent trips and falls in the elderly
Trips and falls in the elderly population are some of the biggest events that can cause death. According to Taking Care a company that provides products to help with trips and falls, over 30% of people aged 55+ will have a fall this year. Unfortunately, these falls will kill those who experience them. But some things can be done to prevent trips and falls in the first place. In this blog post,... ❯❯❯
A Simple Guide on Using Fingertip Pulse Monitoring Devices
In this day and age, a lot of people suffer from heart-related diseases or diseases that can greatly alter our blood pressure and heart rate. This, of course, is a really complicated problem to deal with, since it can be fatal if ignored. Among the most common symptoms caused by abnormal blood pressure, we can find things like intense headaches, disorientation, fatigue, chest pain, and... ❯❯❯
5 Trends That Are Transforming Elderly Care
If there’s a thing that the coronavirus pandemic has established, it’s the fact that protecting the elderly should be one of our top priorities. And considering the fact that a big bulk of baby boomers are retiring these days, it has become more important than before to invest in elderly care technology. But aside from the existing solutions and equipment in the healthcare industry... ❯❯❯
What Are the Benefits of Assisted Living?
As we get older, it can become more difficult to live independently at home for a range of reasons. This could be down to health issues, which commonly arise with age. It could also be down to mobility issues, which can make it difficult for seniors to manage on their own. Fortunately, there are assisted living communities that can provide a combination of independence coupled with a range of... ❯❯❯
How Has Medical Care Changed in The Last Few Years?
Historically speaking, medical care has undergone a sea change since its inception from the time of Hippocrates. Even if we compare the last few decades with the facilities that we have today, we will be taken by surprise. From hospital stays that sometimes went on for years to telemedicine now, medical science indeed has travelled a long road. Earlier the hospital and other centres of medical... ❯❯❯
Dermatological Issues in Old Age
Skin-the largest organ of the body is largely fascinating. With its renewal and healing powers it is more of a miracle organ than any other. However, when old age embarks, the renewal process slows down causing more dead cells than new ones. Not only this, it also comes with a lot of issues. The skin becomes thinner and easier to penetrate by bacteria and thus more likely to develop adverse... ❯❯❯