Easy Exercises for Seniors


Exercising indoors tends to be safer for seniors than outdoors. It is important to ensure movements are gentle and can be adapted for different limitations so as to not over-exert aging hearts, muscle...


COVID-19 Guide for Household Members, and Caregivers


Recommended precautions for household members, patients and caregivers in a non-healthcare setting of patient with symptomatic laboratory-confirmed COVID-19 or a patient under investigation. H...


The Elusive Good Night’s Sleep: Biggest Factors That Impact a Senior’s Sleeping Habits


Image Source: Pixabay It’s no secret that sleep tends to get more elusive as we age. And if this is happening to you, there is no reason to panic. Bouts of insomnia are to be expected with agi...


Depression in the Elderly


Depression is much more than just feeling sad. It is a common but very serious mood disorder that often needs medical treatment. It can cause severe symptoms that affect how you think, feel, and handl...


Hypertension in the Elderly: Causes & Prevention


Blood pressure can be seen as a barometer of overall health. Blood pressure typically increases with age, especially once one has passed middle age of 45 to 65. Somebody with high blood pressure is at...


Potassium in the elderly

potassium fruit

Having sufficient nutrients in the body is a general goal for everyone. It doesn’t necessarily take great effort to achieve this goal. If you simply follow a diet rich in vitamins and minerals, ...


Physiotherapy after a stroke

stroke exercise

Why Physiotherapy Is So Important in Stroke Rehabilitation Stroke rehabilitation is sometimes an uphill climb. After a stroke, patients can be left with paralysis, especially one-sided paralys...


Bath Time For Your Alzheimer’s Patient

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Caring for an Alzheimer’s patient is one of the most difficult things you can do. Bathing an Alzheimer’s patient can be particularly challenging. It involves a lot of energy, time and patience....


As The Primary Care Giver for an Alzheimer’s Patient, How Can I Get a Break?


Taking care of a loved one who has Alzheimer’s is a huge responsibility and very time consuming. It can bring a lot of stress, frustration and more. You devote all your time to your loved one and don&...


Tips for Keeping Loved Ones with Dementia Safe on Halloween


Halloween is right around the corner. It’s important to keep our loved ones with dementia in on the fun. However, there are unique problems Halloween can present to them. Because of this, it’s importa...