How A Light Therapy Lamp Help With Sundowning

How A Light Therapy Lamp Help With Sundowning

Light therapy lamp help with sundowning Sundowning is a problem, that is common in seniors with depression, Alzheimer’s, dementia, and mood disorders. Symptoms of sundowning begin during the late afternoon when the sunlight begins to go down. Your loved one starts to experience sudden bouts of: Irritability Restlessness Confusion Agitation, Often, the symptoms may also…

How To Help Your Loved Ones With Deep Vein Thrombosis

How To Help Your Loved Ones With Deep Vein Thrombosis

Deep vein thrombosis and aging Deep vein thrombosis, abbreviated as DVT, is a multicausal disease. It appears to be a common problem among the aging adult population. Characterized by the development of blood clots in the deep veins of the leg, DVT, can really get serious, if not treated on time. The condition usually affects…

How To  Utilize A Bath Lift For Effective Body Mechanics
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How To Utilize A Bath Lift For Effective Body Mechanics

How a bath lift can help with body mechanics Using a bath lift while using proper body mechanics for lifting. And transferring your loved one is essential for preventing injury. Reports state, that about 52% of the caregivers suffer an injury while transferring and lifting their loved ones. Caregivers who are not trained, may not…

How To Better Deal With Psoriasis For Your Loved Ones Now

How To Better Deal With Psoriasis For Your Loved Ones Now

Statistics of psoriasis Psoriasis is very common. In fact, 8 million Americans have it and around the world, 125 million people have it as well. Prominent celebrities such as Kim Kardashian West, Kris Jenner, and Cara Delevigne have spoken publicly about how they struggle with the disease. Though they have done their part in spreading…

How To Effectively Help Your Loved Ones Prevent Pulmonary Embolism

How To Effectively Help Your Loved Ones Prevent Pulmonary Embolism

Pulmonary embolism in the elderly Pulmonary embolism occurs when a blood clot in the leg breaks loose and travels to the lungs. It increases with age, and so do the rates of mortality associated with the disease. It is a pretty serious condition, that can cause permanent damage to the lungs. Furthermore, it is the…

How To Effectively Help With Gout

How To Effectively Help With Gout

Gout in old age It is a common illness of old age, though it was thought to be a disease of the middle-aged population. However, contrary to this popular belief, the incidence of gout as a classical representation of inflammatory arthritis. Seems to increase with each passing year. Several epidemiological studies have clearly represented gout…

How Bill Cohen A Caregiving Expert Started Caregiving

How Bill Cohen A Caregiving Expert Started Caregiving

How Bill Cohen became a caregiver 16 years ago, I never could have imagined that I’d be starting a caregiving journey with my late mother, Sheila. Sheila Cohen Springer was a master printmaker specializing in the intaglio technique, an early Mac adopter and user in her 60s, beloved wife, sister, aunt, and my mother. Sheila…

How To Buy One of The Best Portable Patient Lifts

How To Buy One of The Best Portable Patient Lifts

The challenges of the portable patient lifts Moving your body from one place to another is a luxury that people with neuromuscular weakness or disease do not have. Those who have challenges are with muscle weakness must rely on their caregivers to assist them with their mobility. Yet, caregivers can develop back pain, hernias, and…

How To Effectively Master A Hoyer Lift Now

How To Effectively Master A Hoyer Lift Now

  [fancy_box id=1 linked_cu=6531 align=”center”]CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR FREE TIP SHEET [/fancy_box] Using a Hoyer to make lifting easier It is important to realize, getting older and having to depend on others for help is hard. As a result, our senior loved one’s activity level decreases. It must be remembered because of weakening bones…

How To Effectively Control Overeating For Your Loved One

How To Effectively Control Overeating For Your Loved One

[fancy_box id=1 linked_cu=6534 align=”center”]CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR FREE TIP SHEET[/fancy_box] Overeating is a problem. Overeating is probably one of the uncommon problems of old age. Furthermore, it is easy for our senior parents to tend to fall easy prey to it. Also, overeating does not always occur due to hunger or fondness towards a…

How to Effectively Prevent Bedsores Right Now

How to Effectively Prevent Bedsores Right Now

    [fancy_box id=1 linked_cu=6515 align=”center”] CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR FREE TIP SHEET[/fancy_box]   Caring for a loved one with bedsores The sensitive nature of a person’s skin and immobility due to chronic illnesses is very important. Your loved ones are susceptible to bedsores. The disease takes a toll on one’s health as age…