How To Help Our Loved Ones With Hallucinations And Delusions

Wife helping husband with Alzheimer's hallucinations

  What are hallucinations and delusions The first thing to remember, hallucinations are usually false perceptions regarding taste, smell and fears that do not exist. This typically occurs in elderly patients suffering from Alzheimer’s or other forms of dementia. Trending on the same path, delusions are a kind of false understanding about what is going … Read more

How To Help Our Loved Ones Who Have Undergone Knee Surgery

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Knee surgery and getting old Knee surgery is inevitable.  With advancing age. our senior loved ones become victims of degenerative arthritis and poor bone health. Degenerative arthritis affects the joints of our loved ones. making mobility much more difficult for them. As a result, we find them often complaining about knee pain. And associated stiffness … Read more

How To Deal With Dysfunctional Family Members

Daughter covers ears while parents fight

      What is a Dysfunctional Family A dysfunctional family is a family in which conflict, misbehavior is normal. And often child neglect or abuse on the part of parents occur regularly. leading other members to accommodate such actions. Children sometimes grow up in such families with the understanding that such an arrangement is normal.   Managing … Read more

How Do We Know When Our Loved Ones Need Caregiving

Senior parent in need of help|How Do We Know When Our Loved Ones Need Caregiving

Caregiving need is on the rise for our loved ones It is important to realize, with nuclear families on the rise and children moving out to find work or school. Our aging loved ones are left alone at home to fend for themselves. Point often overlooked, living alone without any help is not an easy task … Read more

How To Care For Your Senior Loved One With Liver Failure

Liver Failure

What is Liver Failure   The first thing to remember, liver failure is the inability of the liver to perform its normal function. Or when there is damage to the liver.  Another key point, there are many causes including alcohol indulgence and viral infections top the list. Complications can occur if it is not diagnosed … Read more

How To Use Thick-It When Having Trouble Swallowing

      What is Thick-it   It is important to realize, thick-it is a food and beverage thickener.  Also, it is a tasteless powder that you add to fluids and food for thickening them. Furthermore, it is used when your loved is suffering from dysphagia and swallowing disorders. So, if your loved one is … Read more