A reader ask for advice on bathing an elderly patient who is bed bound and how to change an elderly person’s diaper in bed. The video below will help you understand how to do it, step by step.
Nursing Homes are expensive. How expensive? According to AARP,
Brace yourself. Most people already know nursing home care can be expensive. Although the average cost is more than $50,000 a year and climbing, it can vary widely depending on where you live. Employee health insurance does not pay for nursing home care. About a third of nursing home residents pay all of their nursing home costs from their own funds.”
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Everyone knows that a good night’s sleep is critical to your health – but the side effects of sleeping pills may outweigh the benefits. Are you at risk? Continue reading Do Sleeping Pills Cause Dementia?
Elder Care Monitoring Devices with Advanced Fall Detection
Wireless monitoring devices can make caring for seniors more affordable while improving quality of care for the elderly.
Most senior citizens want to age at home and not at a nursing home or other senior care facility. If you ask older Americans, they’d rather live on their own alone than with relatives. But living alone can create a whole host of problems. Continue reading Compare Medical Alert Systems
Looking for the best medical alert system to help protect a senior citizen living at home? There are many different types of electronic safety devices available. Each has its own advantages and disadvantages. Continue reading Do Senior Alert Systems Work?