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How Can You Tell if Your Senior Has a Bladder Infection?

Senior Care in Monticello FL: Signs of a Bladder Infection

Bladder infections may not be something that your senior has dealt with much in the past, but you need to know what to watch for now. Quite often aging adults can have a bladder infection and have no idea that’s what is going on. This happens because of all the changes that your senior goes…

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The Psoriasis Stigma

Home Care in Madison FL: The Psoriasis Stigma

Psoriasis is a condition that causes lesions on the skin. The lesions are red and scaly. Not only are they unsightly, they are also itchy and can cause a burning sensation. Unfortunately, in addition to the discomfort caused by psoriasis, people with psoriasis are often the target of negative reactions from people who don’t understand…

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Fingernail Care to Protect Your Senior’s Health

Senior Care in Madison FL: Fingernail Care

There are many things you do as a family caregiver to protect your senior’s health and well-being. Preventative measures are some of the most important steps you can take to help your parent enjoy better health, and higher quality of life as they age in place. When thinking about all of the ways you can…

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August is National Eye Exam Month

Home Care in Tallahassee FL: National Eye Exam Month

Elderly adults who are over age 65 are much more likely to develop serious eye conditions that can affect their vision permanently. That’s why family caregivers should take advantage of National Eye Exam Month and schedule an appointment right away. The purpose of National Eye Exam Month is to make people aware of the importance…

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Tips for Communicating with a Senior Living with Aphasia

Senior Care in Crawfordville FL: Tips for Communicating with a Senior Living with Aphasia

Approximately two million people throughout the United States are living with a language disorder called aphasia. This condition stems from brain damage. While it most often occurs in those who have recently experienced a stroke, it can also come from brain tumors, brain disorders, and the lingering effects of traumatic brain injuries. However it developed,…

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Health Issues That Worsen When Air Quality is Bad

Elderly Care in Monticello FL: Health Issues That Worsen When Air Quality is Bad

Air quality can impact your health. The Air Quality Index (AQI) is a calculation of pollutants found in the air. The higher the AQI, the worse it is for people with certain health issues. The government uses the AQI to track carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, ground-level ozone, nitrogen dioxide, particle pollution dioxide, and sulfur dioxide.…

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What are the Signs and Symptoms of DVT?

Caregiver in Tallahassee FL: Signs and Symptoms of DVT

Taking steps to protect your aging parent from deep vein thrombosis is an extremely important part of protecting their health and well-being as they age in place. This potentially fatal condition is a blood clot that occurs generally in the legs or torso and can lead to long-lasting negative effects and even death. Sometimes, however,…

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