Monthly Archives: December 2018

Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Elderly: How In-Home Care Can Help Seniors Combat the Winter Blues

2018-12-21T19:11:21+00:00

Cold, dark winter months can lead to depressive symptoms in seniors who live at home. Even if your elderly loved one hasn’t been diagnosed with clinical depression, less sunlight and shorter days may lead to seasonal affective disorder (SAD). Symptoms of SAD vary greatly, but if you notice your loved one exhibiting the following behaviors [...]

Seasonal Affective Disorder in the Elderly: How In-Home Care Can Help Seniors Combat the Winter Blues 2018-12-21T19:11:21+00:00

Skilled Nursing Care vs. Assisted Living: What’s the Difference?

2018-12-18T22:23:46+00:00

As you look for senior care options for your loved one, you will come across many types of services including skilled nursing care and assisted living. While seniors may have access to skilled nursing when residing in assisted living facilities, a home health nurse can also offer similar nursing services at home. Before you choose [...]

Skilled Nursing Care vs. Assisted Living: What’s the Difference? 2018-12-18T22:23:46+00:00

How Do You Keep Alzheimer’s Patients Safe at Home? In-Home Alzheimer’s Safety Tips

2018-12-13T19:13:14+00:00

Caring for a parent or loved one who is living with Alzheimer’s disease at home can be rewarding but also challenging. While the beginning stages of Alzheimer’s maybe mild, the disease can progress rather quickly and bring on new sets of challenging situations you may not be prepared for. If your elderly loved one wishes [...]

How Do You Keep Alzheimer’s Patients Safe at Home? In-Home Alzheimer’s Safety Tips 2018-12-13T19:13:14+00:00

Flu Shots for Seniors: Why Flu Vaccines are Essential for the Elderly

2018-12-07T14:12:31+00:00

Seasonal influenza affects millions of Americans every year and causes hundreds of thousands of hospitalizations. Older adults are especially likely to get seriously ill from the flu and develop dangerous complications. But the flu shot is a simple and effective solution that can keep seniors healthy throughout the season. […]

Flu Shots for Seniors: Why Flu Vaccines are Essential for the Elderly 2018-12-07T14:12:31+00:00