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Tips on how to Heal and Prevent Bed Sores
by UJAT Caregiver Network on August 12, 2019 at 8:46 pm
Bed sores are a painful skin disorder often experienced by older adults with mobility concerns, also known as pressure sores or pressure ulcers. Most at risk are those who are in one position for a long time because they are exposed to constant pressure on one part of the body. Sores can develop very quickly […] The post Tips on how to Heal and Prevent Bed Sores appeared first on Best Homecare Tips.
The Challenges of In-home Dementia Care for Providers Highlighted in the Latest Research
by UJAT Caregiver Network on August 9, 2019 at 4:35 pm
Older adults who live with dementia at home tend to be sicker and socially more challenging than their counterparts, as discovered in the latest research. This implies that home care providers who have established themselves as dementia specialists will probably have a difficult task on their hands. More than 5.7 million older adults living with […] The post The Challenges of In-home Dementia Care for Providers Highlighted in the Latest Research appeared first on Best Homecare Tips.
Tips for Including Older Loved Ones in Holiday Conversations
by Samuel Wilkinson on December 10, 2018 at 7:00 pm
This time of year is considered special by many, and itâ€™s with a reason. The holiday season is upon us. During this time, friends and family gather to celebrate various festivities and enjoy time spent together. Over the holidays, it is essential to be around your elderly loved ones and dedicate some of your time […] The post Tips for Including Older Loved Ones in Holiday Conversations appeared first on Best Homecare Tips.
Holiday Tips for Older Adults and Their Caregivers
by Gavin Brown on December 1, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Itâ€™s the holiday season! First, there was Halloween, and then we had Thanksgiving. However, the best is yet to come. Christmas is the favorite part of the year of many people living in the US. Thereâ€™s nothing like Christmas, when the whole family gathers to celebrate one of the biggest Christian holidays. We celebrate peace […] The post Holiday Tips for Older Adults and Their Caregivers appeared first on Best Homecare Tips.
3 Reasons Why Weight Training Is Recommended for Seniors
by Samuel Wilkinson on November 30, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Working out is an activity that divides people and opinions. Some claim that women who exercise look bulky and overly masculine, while others argue that you aren’t doing it right if you feel no pain in your muscles. While these claims have little truth to them, even bigger misconceptions exist regarding older adults and exercise. […] The post 3 Reasons Why Weight Training Is Recommended for Seniors appeared first on Best Homecare Tips.
Different Types of Manual Wheelchairs
by Gavin Brown on November 29, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Do you know that wheelchairs come in various sizes and types? They can also have additional features and accessories to make the ride as comfortable as possible. If youâ€™ve never been in need for one, you probably have never paid attention. However, if you think that a wheelchair would be a good solution for your […] The post Different Types of Manual Wheelchairs appeared first on Best Homecare Tips.
4 Dementia-Friendly Winter Activities
by Gavin Brown on November 28, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Winter is the part of the year where people spend most of the time indoors. It is too cold to go on long walks, and we look for ways to entertain ourselves during these short days and long nights. Luckily, winter season means a lot of holidays: Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, Christmas, New Year, etc. These holidays […] The post 4 Dementia-Friendly Winter Activities appeared first on Best Homecare Tips.
How to Combat Loneliness for Seniors During the Holidays
by Samuel Wilkinson on November 27, 2018 at 7:00 pm
The holiday season is the part of the year when everyone tries to be happy and spread positive energy. But for some seniors, itâ€™s hard to hide that they are feeling lonely and isolated. Despite the holiday season being one of the most joyous times of the year, there are individuals that feel alone. The […] The post How to Combat Loneliness for Seniors During the Holidays appeared first on Best Homecare Tips.
How Art Benefits Seniors
by Samuel Wilkinson on November 26, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Many humans describe their enjoyment in the arts as the most fulfilling life experience. According to various studies, practicing the arts can be very beneficial to the elderly. By becoming engaged with art, many seniors can spend their time in a more meaningful way, and it can also have therapeutic properties. By becoming a person […] The post How Art Benefits Seniors appeared first on Best Homecare Tips.
Alternative Treatments for Arthritis
by Samuel Wilkinson on November 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm
Even the simplest of tasks will become hard if you have joint pain. Most people that suffer from this condition already undergo some sort of treatment, but if your current one isnâ€™t doing enough for your pain, maybe itâ€™s time to consider some of the available alternative therapies. Continue reading our article to see the […] The post Alternative Treatments for Arthritis appeared first on Best Homecare Tips.