How to Plan a Nutritious Menu Your Elderly Residents Will Love

As people age, their nutritional needs remain the same, but a healthier diet has been shown to reduce the risks of many conditions common to older people, such as diabetes, bone loss and stroke. Eating well can help patients with existing conditions manage chronic conditions by keeping blood sugar steady, and lowering blood pressure and […]

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Caring for an Elder with Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial Fibrillation (also known as A-fib) can be difficult to understand and plan a life caring for another around. Understanding A-fib and the dangers involved with the disease can help you center your care on an elder’s needs. Foter.com / CC BY-SA A-fib is an irregular heart rate that usually causes the rest of the […]

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Retirement Communities in Boca Raton

A Down Payment on Your Parents’ Future My father is incredibly important to me. He’s been a valuable part of my life at every stage – from childhood to adulthood. So, after my father went into the hospital this last time, we both realized that it was only going to be a matter of time […]

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CPR & Comfort Care: Which is Best for Your Elderly Loved One?

Cardiopulmonary resuscitation, commonly known as CPR, is a classic element of first aid. This method combines rescue breathing, chest compressions, and oftentimes electric shock delivered using a defibrillator. The aim of CPR is to start a heart that has stopped beating and to restore breathing (which in turn allows oxygen to reach the brain). CPR […]

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Your Elderly Relative: When to Know If It’s Time for a Nursing Home

When you have an elderly relative in your life, you probably have a lot of amazing memories with that person. However, you might also be experiencing some sadness at seeing him or her age. One of the important parts of caring for your aging loved one is knowing when caring for them become too much. […]

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